Located in the Tahoe National Forest at Lake Tahoe’s North Shore, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is known for its ‘mild side’ and its ‘wild side’ because of its Open Boundary Policy. The resort is open from mid-November into May and offers skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and winter hiking on the mountains and the back bowls.
Alpine Meadows has 13 lifts and 100+ runs and trails. The base elevation of the mountain is 6,835 feet and the summit is 8,637 feet, making for a vertical drop of 1,802 feet. The longest run is 3.0 miles. The average snowfall is 402 inches. The resort rarely needs to employ it’s snowmaking machines which can lay down two to four feet on all the runs. The terrain is rated 25% easier, 40% more difficult and 35% more expert.
2600 Alpine Meadows Rd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Six miles Northwest of Tahoe City, California, off Highway 89,
13 miles South of Interstate 80 at Truckee, California, 45 miles West of Reno Nevada, 200 miles East of San Francisco, California.