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Ski Resort Donner Ski Ranch in the California Deserts: Position on map

Donner Ski Ranch

Trail Map Donner Ski Ranch

The Ski Resort

Donner Ski Ranch is one of California´s last family owned and operated ski resorts. Located at Lake Tahoe it offers scenic views of the beautiful landscape around. Have fun on a terrain of over 200 hectares and explore 52 runs. As Donner Ski Ranch is a resort for everyone the  trails are designed for all levels of ability. You will enjoy Donner Ski Ranch no matter if beginner or expert.

You want to learn to ski or ride? At the Mountain Sports School skilled instructors will show you the proper techniques and will do everything to make your learning experience an enjoyable memory.

Another fun activity is snow tubing. Everyone can do it as you do not need any experience. Just grab your family and friends and jump on the tube. Running down the chutes will definitely give you a thrill!
 

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Interesting facts

  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 981 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1227 ft. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 8012 ft.
  • The day pass at Donner Ski Ranch is $89 making it one of the 5 cheapest ski Resorts in California.
  • During the season the average snow depth at Donner Ski Ranch is 90 ". Snow coverage is usually best during April, offering an average base depth of 95 ".

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
12%

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Talabfahrt
Length: 2.5 km
Vertical Drop: 229 m
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last update on Feb 10, 2023
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Contact

Donner Ski Ranch
19320 Donner Pass Rd.
95724
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Mountain Stats

Elevation7031 ft - 8012 ft
SeasonNovember - April
Opening DayNov 12, 2022
Closing DayApr 9, 2023
Capacity 6500 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

8
2
6
Total 8

Skiable Terrain

504 acres
Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 504 acres
Number of Slopes 52

Webcams

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Rates

$89
1 day adult $89
1 day youth $79
1 day child $49
All rates & fees