Backcountry Skiing

Find fun things to do in North Lake Tahoe, California. There’s a fabulous variety of totally fun tourist attractions and things to do in North Lake Tahoe to suit every taste, from skiing and snowboarding in winter to fishing and water sports in the summer. Plus, there is plenty of dining, shopping and activities when it’s time to come inside. Whether you’re looking to hit the slopes or hit the shops, restaurants, spas or the casino tables, you’ll find it all in beautiful Lake Tahoe, California. The Squaw Valley Lodge provides the perfect spot to experience it all!

2014/2015 Squaw Valley Opening Day: November 26th

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Once fall descends on the Lake Tahoe region it’s only a matter of time before the first snow of the season blankets Squaw Valley. As you prepare for another winter–pulling out your gear, perusing a ski swap or two, waxing your fat skis for powder days–we’d like to remind you of one gloriously good piece of news …

Opening Day: November 26, 2014

Photo Credit Squaw Valley PR

Photo Credit Squaw Valley PR

That means you could be skiing at Squaw Valley less than 40 days from now. Of course we make no guarantees for what Mother Nature will do between now and November 26th. Please note it’s likely there will be a limited amount of lifts open (lower versus upper mountain). If you don’t have your Tahoe Super Pass, it’s time to get on the ball and save while you can! Prices increase after October 21, 2014. If you plan on getting on the slopes even a couple times this winter, the Tahoe Super Pass will pay off big time for you and your family.

Purchase your Tahoe Super Pass here, and while you’re at it, check out our deals for winter lodging at Squaw Valley Lodge!


Tahoe Super Pass On Sale: Shred the Gnar and Save Big!

Photo Credit Squaw Valley PR

Photo Credit Squaw Valley PR

For some people it doesn’t matter what season it is – they’re always dreaming of winter.

Of course summer in Lake Tahoe is an epic adventure—full of water sports and rounds of golf, late night ice cream trips with the family, outdoor movie showings at Squaw Valley, July 4th fireworks and floats down the Truckee River— but snow makes everyone here giddy.

Now that summer has officially waned, the countdown for Old Man Winter is on! This means if you haven’t lined up a Tahoe Super Pass, you still have time to save big before it’s time for first tracks. If you already have vacation days blocked off to ski or snowboard, why not snag your ski pass now? In fact, the pass could pay for itself in only four days of riding. Remember, The Tahoe Super Pass is valid at Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Sierra-at-Tahoe, and Sugarbowl Resort!

Tahoe Super Pass sales prices are guaranteed through September 8, 2014 – that’s tomorrow, folks! Since Squaw Valley Lodge is perfect for your next ski-in/ski-out getaway, we suggest you jump on the savings now, and while you’re at it, check out our reduced rates for this winter.

See you out there ‘shredding the gnar’!

[Click here to purchase your Tahoe Super Pass.]


Work and Ski in North Lake Tahoe!

Need a job?

Want to combine your passion for skiing and getting a paycheck on the slopes?

Have you been pining to experience the life of a lift-op? To ski and ride for free?

Then check out some of the upcoming job fairs in the area at several North Lake Tahoe resorts! Who knows. You could be on first chair for a powder day this winter — that’s if you’re not working.

In chronological order:

Northstar California Resort: October 13th

Boreal Ski Resort: October 20th

Diamond Peak Ski Resort: October 20th

Alpine Meadows Ski Resort: November 3rd

Squaw Valley Ski Resort: November 3rd

Homewood Ski Resort: November 17th

If you had a season of being a “Tahoe Ski Bum” where did you work? Lots of awesome Tahoe stories start off with, “The winter I moved to Tahoe…”


The Great Ski Race

The Great Ski Race will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2011, starting at 9 a.m. Whether participating or just watching from the trail, the 35th anniversary of The Great Ski Race is an event that should not be missed…

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Athletes & Adventures Winter Sports Slide Shows and Films

Tahoe local athletes and guides share spectacular stories and fabulous photographs from incredible adventures that will fill you with inspiration.

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