Sierra-at-Tahoe set to open for 2016-17 season Saturday, will spin 4 lifts |

Sierra-at-Tahoe set to open for 2016-17 season Saturday, will spin 4 lifts

The snow cat gets to work at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The South Shore resort will open for the 2016-17 season with limited terrain Saturday, Nov. 26.
Courtesy / Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort |

TWIN BRIDGES, Calif. — It’s time to make turns at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort. The South Shore resort is opening for the 2016-17 season Saturday, Nov. 26, with early-season conditions and limited terrain.

Sierra-at-Tahoe will offer limited terrain Saturday, accessed by two chairlifts and two surface lifts. The resort plans to spin Easy Rider Express and Rock Garden with access to Broadway and Echo beginner trails — there will also be a terrain park with small to medium features, allowing guests to get their park legs back underneath them.

“We’re excited to flip the switch and open the mountain,” said Sierra-at-Tahoe general manager John Rice. “Forecasts show possible snow showers throughout the weekend and into next week, potentially allowing us to open more trails, conditions pending.”

Limited operations on opening day will include children’s ski school lessons, limited adult ski school operations, food and beer in The Pub and Mama’s Kitchen, gear in the rental shops, plus great holiday shopping at Sierra Mountain Sports. While on the mountain for opening day, guests are encouraged to use the hashtag #CertifiedUnserious when posting opening day memories.

Sierra season passes start at $159, and daily tickets range from $29-65. For more information, visit

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