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Reno / Lake Tahoe Winter Sports

Reno / Tahoe winter sports opportunities are world-class. Numerous ski areas ring the ridges around Lake Tahoe, all of which are easily accessible from the Reno metro area. Other recreation choices include snowshoeing, snowmobiling, sledding, snow tubing, and just contemplating the winter wonderland of the Sierra Nevada.

Reno / Lake Tahoe Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding Areas and Resorts
For downhill skiing, the Reno / Lake Tahoe region is one of the prime destinations in the entire United States.

Reno Snow Play Areas
Snow play areas and sno-parks abound near Reno and up around Lake Tahoe. Snow play areas in Nevada are somewhat informal, while over in California there is a Sno-Park program run by the California Department of Parks and Recreation, with the assistance of several other agencies. Many of the Lake Tahoe ski resorts also have snow play areas.

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding Lessons
If you are interested in learning skiing or snowboarding, check out the lessons offered at ski areas and resorts in the Sierra Nevada near Reno and around Lake Tahoe.

Special Events at Reno / Lake Tahoe Ski Areas and Resorts
Enjoy special events, activities, and lift ticket deals at Lake Tahoe area skiing and snowboarding resorts.

Cross Country Skiing Lessons
Several cross-country ski areas in the Sierra Nevada near Reno and around Lake Tahoe offer lessons for both beginners and experienced skiers wanting to improve their skiing skills.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Ski Area
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe ski resort is the closest major ski area to Reno and offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding around Lake Tahoe.

Top Ski & Snowboard Shops in Reno
Get your skiing and snowboarding gear at these top outdoor equipment shops in the Reno / Tahoe area. Having good skis, snowboards, clothing, and accessories, plus access to expert advice, will make your days skiing at Sierra Nevada ski resorts fun and memorable experiences.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Ski Area Videos
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe ski resort has the highest base elevation (8260') of any ski resort around Lake Tahoe and is the closest to Reno. In about half an hour, you can be on the slopes, enjoying fantastic views of Sierra Nevada peaks, Washoe Valley, and the Lake Tahoe Basin. Varied terrain, reasonable lift ticket prices, proximity to Reno, and a...

Tahoe Meadows Snow Play Area
Tahoe Meadows is a short drive up the Mt. Rose Highway from Reno and Sparks. There is plenty of free parking (except on super-busy days) right next to the sledding slopes and snowshoe trails. If you prefer, bring cross country skis instead. Part of the area is designated for snowmobile use.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Ski Area Pictures
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe ski resort has the highest base elevation of any ski resort around Lake Tahoe and is the closest ski resort to Reno. In about half an hour, you can be on the slopes at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, enjoying fantastic views of Sierra Nevada peaks, Washoe Valley, and the Lake Tahoe Basin. Varied terrain, reasonable lift ticket prices,...

California SNO-PARKS for Snow Play
California SNO-PARK areas provide access to places in the Sierra Nevada for snow play, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and other winter recreational activities.

Reno / Lake Tahoe Ice Skating Rinks
Enjoy family ice skating at one of these rinks in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.

Winter Family Fun - Outdoor Things to Do with Kids in the Ren…
Here are some ideas for Reno / Tahoe outdoor winter family fun. There are numerous outdoor activities during winter around the Reno / Tahoe region to keep children and families entertained - ice skating, sledding, snow tubing and snow play. When snow is on the ground, take the kids out to enjoy our snow country activities.

Winter Family Fun - Indoor Things to Do with Kids in the Reno…
Here are some ideas for Reno / Tahoe winter family fun that don't involve snow and cold. There are numerous indoor activities during winter around the Reno / Tahoe region to keep children and families entertained when the weather outside is frightful.

Reno / Lake Tahoe Winter Sports Areas and Resorts
The Reno / Lake Tahoe region has a wide variety of top cross-country skiing areas, downhill ski resorts, and snow play areas. Sprinkled around the Lake Tahoe area, these winter sports areas are blessed with abundant snow, excellent accommodations, and easy access from Reno, Sacramento, and the Bay Area.

Alpine Meadows Ski Area Pictures
Alpine Meadows is one of Lake Tahoe's outstanding ski areas. The ski area is in a bowl and features numerous lifts to take skiers to the top of runs on surrounding Sierra Nevada mountain slopes. Alpine Meadows ski area is all about skiing - you won't find a bunch of shops, restaurants, and lodging right there, but all of those things are nearby. Alpine Meadows is within easy driving distance from…

Squaw Valley USA Ski Area Pictures
Squaw Valley USA is one of Lake Tahoe's outstanding ski areas. The ski area is centered around the Village at Squaw Valley and features numerous lifts to take skiers to the top of runs on surrounding Sierra Nevada mountain slopes. Squaw Valley, site of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, is a top destination resort, but it is within easy driving distance from the Reno area.

Squaw Valley USA Ski Area Videos
Squaw Valley USA is one of Lake Tahoe's outstanding ski areas. See what it's like with these videos and webcams. Squaw Valley, site of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, is a top destination resort, but it is within easy driving distance from the Reno area.

Reno Rink on the River Pictures
Pictures of winter ice skating fun at Rink on the River in downtown Reno, right next to the Truckee River. Rink on the River is a place for families to have fun during the winter season.

Rink on the River
Ice skating family fun in downtown Reno, next to the Truckee River.

Reno / Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Skiing Areas and Resorts
Cross-country ski resorts and ski areas in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area. Many crosscountry resorts also offer other winter sports activities.

National Winter Trails Day
Learn about enjoying the outdoors during winter on Winter Trails Day, a free family activity sponsored by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, Lake Tahoe area ski resorts, and other public and private organizations.

Lake Tahoe Sledding Hills
Take the kids out for a family sledding day at one of these Lake Tahoe hills.

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