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The Mountain

There is an energy at Alpine Meadows resort; a heartbeat. This mountain mesmerizes us with perfect powder which lingers days after a storm; grants moments of clarity on quiet traverses through snow covered pine trees; and converts visitors to locals with seven open bowls, gentle, top-to-bottom cruisers, and forested glades.

Thank you for a great season! Alpine Meadows is closed for the 2013-14 season.

Mountain Stats

Hours of Operation:

Closed for the 2013-14 season. See you next winter!


Summit – 8,637’
Base – 6,835’

13 Lifts:

  • 1 high-speed six-pack 
  • 2 high-speed quads
  • 3 triple
  • 5 double chairs
  • 2 surface lifts 


  • 2,400 skiable acres
  • 100+ trails
  • 25% easier, 40% more difficult, 35% most difficult/expert.

Average annual snowfall:

450 inches

Snowmaking system:

Covers a network of runs served by 13 lifts, serving beginner through expert ski runs.


At Lake Tahoe, six miles Northwest of Tahoe City, California, off Highway 89, 13 miles South of Interstate 80 at Truckee, California, 45 miles West of Reno Nevada, 200 miles Northeast of San Francisco, California.

Physical Address:

2600 Alpine Meadows Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145

Mountain Facilities & Amenities:

  • Alpine Meadows Lodge- main lodge, dining, kid zone, sun deck, lockers, bathrooms.
  • Guest Services & Sales Center- season pass, tickets, special tickets, guest services.
  • Ski & Snowboard Rentals, Demos & Repair Shop- beginner specific equipment, high-end rental equipment, demos, repairs.
  • Ski & Snowboard Programs- groups lessons, private lessons, childrens ski/snowboard school, telemark lessons, adult adventure camps
  • Mountain Resort Dining- With several on-mountain dining options, every skier’s pallet will be satisfied.
  • Mountain Shopping- Estelle Sports offer mountain casual wear and outerwear.

Air Gateway:

Reno-Tahoe International Airport, 45 miles Northeast via all-weather Interstate 80. Sacramento International Airport, 90 miles West of Truckee, CA, via all-weather Interstate 80.

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