Unique Features at Tahoe Ski Resorts

It’s no secret that one of the most popular winter attractions in Reno Tahoe is the amazing selection of ski resorts that surround our region. Boasting the highest concentration of ski resorts you’re sure to find some fun, one of a kind features at each and every one. Here are only a few unique trademarks that separate our ski destinations from others.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

Local Brews

Lovers of spirits and brews behold. Mt. Rose ski resort loves to have unique barley and hops brewed locally on tap. Their list features beer from High Sierra Brewing Comapany, Great Basin Breweing Co., Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and many more craft beers produced in the Reno Tahoe region. You can check out their tap list here.

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Northstar California

Complimentary S’mores in the Village at Northstar

The best time at Northstar is S’more Time. And what’s better than this daily tradition? Well of course complimentary champagne following it in the Village at Northstar. This unique feature takes place daily at 3:30 p.m. until the end of the ski season.

Diamond Peak

Last Tracks Wine/Beer Tasting

One of Lake Tahoe’s most unique on-mountain events is Last Track Wine/Beer Tasting events at Diamond Peak. Every Saturday afternoon, Last Tracks participants have the opportunity to take advantage of a late-day lift ticket valid from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. followed by a final chair ride up to to experience breathtaking views, a different wine or craft beer tasting paired with appetizers. When the event is over, enjoy a final run down a freshly groomed trail and call it a great day on the slopes!

Sierra-at-Tahoe

Adventure Zones

Sierra-at-Tahoe offers unique, themed adventure zones just for kids. Terrain elements include rollers, mini jumps and banked turns to keep kids entertained, while animated characters educate them on local history and animal species. Experience fun adventures in the Wampa Cave, Gold Rush, Pony Express or Teepee Town.

 

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Heavenly Lake Tahoe

DJ CAT 

A retired grooming machine was given new life and turned into a state-of-the-art sound system with 52 speakers and 12,000 watts of amp, called DJ CAT. This one-of-a-kind feature brings the best aprés ski party on the slopes of Tahoe.

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Alpine Meadows

34th Annual Snow Golf Tournament

Aside from taking part in the Winter Olympics, Alpine Meadows holds other exclusive events. A unique way to spend a day on the slopes with family and friends is at the 34th Annual Snow Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 8. It’s a nine-hole course starting at the top of Summit Express Chair and makes its way down the mountain, with the last holes bringing competitors back to the bottom of Alpine Bowl Chair. There will be prizes for those who win and for those who are dressed in their best golf attire!