With 480 inches of average annual snowfall, wind-protected slopes, incredible tree skiing, and 320 acres of backcountry terrain out the Huckleberry Gates, Sierra-at-Tahoe is a bastion of the authentic California ski experience. For beginner skiers and riders Sierra Resort has over 100 acres of dedicated terrain, four beginner-only conveyor lifts, and PSIA Certified Instructors. Sierra is the place to learn to ski or ride in Lake Tahoe. For freestylers, a commitment to innovative terrain parks has led to Sierra being recognized by TransWorld SNOWboarding as a Top 10 Overall Resort as well as among the Top 10 Best Parks and Pipes in the nation. Just 12 miles south of South Lake Tahoe, Sierra-at-Tahoe offers multiple generations of skiers and riders terrain and amenities to create that perfect ski vacation!

run-icon RUNS

46  Total

green-icon 25% Beginner Terrain

blue-icon 50% Intermediate Terrain

grey-icon 25% Advanced Terrain

halfpipe-icon 6 Terrain Parks

lifts-icon LIFTS

surface-icon 5 Surface Lifts

2-icon 5 Double Chairs

3-icon 1 Triple Chair

4-icon 3 Quad Chairs

check-icon High Speed Lifts

pie-icon STATS

400″ Average Snowfall

8,852′ Summit Elevation

2,212′ Vertical Drop

2,000 Total Acres

74 mi Distance from Airport


18 mi  Heavenly

36 mi  Kirkwood

48 mi  Squaw | Alpine

53 mi  Mt. Rose

55 mi  Northstar

Top 5 things to do at Lake Tahoe after the lifts close
Check out our top picks for things to do once you’re off the slopes and get inspired for a ski vacation that's more than just skiing and riding. Note: removing your ski boots is ...
On Mountain Dining at Sierra-at-Tahoe
Sierra-at-Tahoe's on-hill food options cover all the bases, from Southern-style BBQ complete with views of Huckleberry Canyon and Lake Tahoe, juicy burgers and soul-warming chili t...
What's New at Sierra-at-Tahoe
In anticipation of an El Nino winter, Sierra-at-Tahoe has made improvements for the 2015-16 season in increased connectivity for guests, culture, and celebration of local talent.
Innovative Ski School Programs at Sierra-at-Tahoe
Just getting started? Want your child to become the next Olympic gold medalist? How about creating a memorable weekend with friends of family? Sierra-at-Tahoe offers lesson in a ha...
Top 10 Things to Do at Sierra At Tahoe
You’ve seen them all over the world, but Sierra-at-Tahoe is the only spot that Olympic gold medalists, Jamie Anderson, Maddie Bowman and Hannah Teter call home. When they aren’...
Sierra At Tahoe Kids Ski Free Vacation Deal
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An Introduction to Sierra At Tahoe
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Limited Ski Lake Tahoe Six Pack Tickets
Some might say that it’s too soon to start thinking about next winter. Not us. If you’re already counting down the days until the snow flies, you’ll be happy to hear that the...
Tahoe’s Best On-Mountain Dining
Half the fun of a day of snowboarding or skiing is being able to enjoy a break midday with a great meal. Sure, we’ve had days where it’s been all about the bell to bell turns, ...
Top 9 Places To Take a Photo at the Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
We all know that half the fun of a winter vacation is taking photos to make your friends jealous share with your friends and family afterward, showcasing both your amazing skiing/r...