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Cross Country Skiing Lessons

Learn to Crosscountry Ski at Reno / Lake Tahoe Resorts


Cross country skiing at Tahoe Donner near Truckee

Cross country skiing at Tahoe Donner near Truckee.

Photo © Stan White

If you are interested in learning cross country skiing or skate, check out the lessons offered at ski areas and resorts in the Sierra Nevada near Reno and around Lake Tahoe. When deep, fluffy powder covers the Sierra Nevada, both beginners and seasoned skiers plenty of "ego snow" on which to hone their skills and learn how to turn winter's chill into fun times on the trails. Most resorts have programs for both children and adults, so bring the family and learn to track the trails together. Snowshoeing is also offered at many crosscountry ski areas. If cross-country isn't your thing, the Sierra around Lake Tahoe has one of the largest concentrations of top downhill ski resorts in the nation.

Cross Country Ski Areas Offering Ski Lessons

Tahoe Donner Cross Country


Hope Valley Outdoors


Kirkwood Cross Country and Snowshoe Center


Northstar Cross-Country, Telemark & Snowshoe Center


Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort


Tahoe Cross Country


Resort at Squaw Creek Nordic Center

  • Cross-country skiing lessons are not offered at this location.


Spooner Lake Cross Country Ski Area

  • Spooner Lake did not renew its permit with Nevada State Parks for the 2012 - 2013 season and will not be open. There will be no trail grooming, but this part of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park will still be open to crosscountry skiing and snow play.


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