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

Ask a Local – Keoki Flagg
In this edition of Ask a Local, meet Keoki Flagg, an award winning, internationally published fine art photographer who calls Lake Tahoe home.
Ask a Local – Todd Offenbacher
Learn why Tahoe Adventure Film Festival founder Todd Offenbacher calls Tahoe home in this edition of the Ask a Local series.
Ask a Local – Corey Rich
Corey Rich is considered one of the most recognized visual storytellers of adventure sports and outdoor lifestyle. Of all the places he could live, he chose Tahoe.
Ask a Local – Amy McCormick
Skiing and snowboarding are often seen as sports dominated by men. So we're pleased to interview a woman in this edition of our Ask A Local blog series.
Ask a Local - TahoeLab
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Ask a Local – Stories from Lake Tahoe
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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...