The Lake Tahoe 2022/2023 ski season is here! While ski resort opening dates are always subject to weather and conditions, it sure does give us something to look forward to. As the nights get chillier, we start to envision our ski season ahead. So get your skis waxed and your gear ready because powder days are ahead!
Boreal Mountain Open Now
Experience the magic of Boreal’s sunset session every night! The Night Pass gives unlimited access to the mountain from 3:00pm – 8:00pm.
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Open Now
New this year: Estimated to be the largest capital improvement project in the resort’s history, the new Lakeview Express chairlift will be a key piece of Mt. Rose’s effort to enhance the overall experience in the “Lakeview Zone.” The plan includes trail additions, existing run improvements, and new skier traffic patterns, offering even greater access to beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain and help give skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels a more enhanced mountain experience.
Northstar California & Heavenly Open Now
New this year: Celebrating their 50th anniversary, Northstar will open with the newly upgraded Comstock Express lift, now a high-speed 6-person chairlift. New passholder perk: With early lift access every Monday, Northstar passholders can load chairlifts at 8:30am for First Tracks on Monday, starting in December.
Palisades Tahoe Open Now
New this year: A base-to-base gondola connects Palisades and Alpine. Guests will enjoy easy access to 6,000 acres of terrain. The 2.4 mile gondola ride will transport guests between The Village at Palisades Tahoe and the Alpine Lodge in 16 minutes, with the option for expert skiers and riders to unload at the KT-22 mid-station. The gondola is expected to be running by mid-December, weather permitting. Red Dog chairlift is replaced with a high-speed 6-seather and also is expected to open in December, weather permitting. Expanded mountaineer operations, plus snowmaking and lodge enhancements.
Sugar Bowl Open Now
New this year: Sugar Bowl joins the Mountain Collective. The Sugar Rush snowtubing park will have a 400′ magic carpet accessing 10 lanes of tubing, plus a sweets station for kids and a bar for adults, open on weekends and holidays and some evenings.
Diamond Peak Opens Thursday, December 8
New this year: New surface lift for the Child Ski & Ride Center, relocated terrain park, new RFID access gates, and guided after-hours snowshoe hikes.
Homewood Mountain Resort Opens Friday, December 9
See first-hand why Homewood is “Where the Mountains Meet the Lake.” Two hundred eight steps from lift-to-lake gives Homewood an unbeatable lakeside skiing experience.
Tahoe Donner Downhill Opens Friday, December 9
For nearly 50 years, Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort has provided families a unique and affordable ski experience. Committed to being “the best place to begin” and offer ski instruction for children as young as 3 years old. Enjoy wide-open bowls, uncrowded slopes, gentle beginner terrain, and excellent grooming.