Skiing in Lake Tahoe has become well known throughout the world for it’s superior skiing. It’s quite easy to get to the area, and there are many great places to stay in the region. In fact, some of the best resorts offer lodging right at the ski mountain itself. It is even possible to ski in and out of some hotels that are located in the area. The snowfall of the region also tends towards being of great quality. The region’s snow has a tendency to be powdery. The days in the Lake Tahoe area are often sunny, during the winter season. This leads to lots and lots of perfect ski days. Additionally, there is typically little to no ice on the slopes. If you live near Sacramento, it’s a relatively short distance to get to the Lake Tahoe area.
Squaw Valley is one ski resort that offers great options for lodging right at the mountain itself. In addition to great options for lodging, there also is a lot to do in the village at Squaw Valley. For instance, there are excellent places to go out to eat, have a drink, go to the spa, and even swim at a pool. The trails of Squaw Valley are excellent, and there are options for beginners and expert skiers alike. If you prefer off trail skiing, you can certainly do quite a lot of that at Squaw Valley. There are many options for skiing in the woods, as well as in the treeless areas of the mountain.
The mountain also is located very close to Alpine Meadows. This mountain also has a lot of excellent trails and off trail skiing to offer. While the resort is a bit smaller than Squaw Valley as far as the elevation of the summit and their vertical drop, the mountain is still quite large. There also is an excellent backside to the mountain, and this area is very easily accessible to skiers at the resort. There also are great options for lodging at Alpine Meadows.
In the future, it is likely that the skiing at Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley will be improved dramatically. It will be easier to enjoy both resorts, due to the gondola that is being proposed to connect them. This gondola will run very quickly, and it is going to be exceptionally convenient to use. With this, visitors can be expected to have access to a ski mountain of unprecedented scale.