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The Sierra Mountains are home to towering peaks, with some of the best skiing & snowboarding at Lake Tahoe & Mammoth Mountain. Among the most popular ski resorts in North Tahoe are Northstar and Squaw Valley, while the largest ski resorts in South Tahoe are Heavenly Resort & Kirkwood.

The following is a ranking of the best Lake Tahoe skiing/snowboarding by height. Accurately compare the top ski/snowboard resorts in the Sierras - what is the height of Mammoth Mountain, height of Northstar-at-Tahoe, Squaw Valley height, Heavenly height, etc.

Mammoth Ski Resort, California

Mammoth height based on total elevation difference is 2929 ft

2885 ft

3000-3500 acres

Heavenly Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Heavenly height based on total elevation difference is 3427 ft

2735 ft

3000-3500 acres

June Mountain Winter Resort, California

June Mountain height based on total elevation difference is 2560 ft

2420 ft

500-750 acres

Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Squaw Valley height based on total elevation difference is 2802 ft

2389 ft

3500-4000 acres

Northstar-at-Tahoe Ski Resort, California

Northstar height based on total elevation difference is 2276 ft

2276 ft

2000-2500 acres

Diamond Peak Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Diamond Peak height based on total elevation difference is 1810 ft

1741 ft

500-750 acres

Bear Valley Ski & Snowboard Resort, California

Bear Valley height based on total elevation difference is 1740 ft

1740 ft

1000-1500 acres

Mt. Rose Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Mt. Rose height based on total elevation difference is 1759 ft

1635 ft

1000-1500 acres

Homewood Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Homewood height based on total elevation difference is 1625 ft

1625 ft

750-1000 acres

Kirkwood Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Kirkwood height based on total elevation difference is 2008 ft

1622 ft

2000-2500 acres

Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort, California

Sierra-at-Tahoe height based on total elevation difference is 2250 ft

1590 ft

1500-2000 acres

Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, California

Dodge Ridge height based on total elevation difference is 1572 ft

1572 ft

750-1000 acres

China Peak Ski Resort, California

China Peak height based on total elevation difference is 1641 ft

1570 ft

250-500 acres

Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Alpine Meadows height based on total elevation difference is 1770 ft

1555 ft

2000-2500 acres

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Sugar Bowl height based on total elevation difference is 1447 ft

1447 ft

1000-1500 acres

Donner Ski Ranch , Lake Tahoe, California

Donner Ski Ranch height based on total elevation difference is 705 ft

705 ft

500-750 acres

Sky Tavern Ski Area, Nevada

Sky Tavern height based on total elevation difference is 659 ft

659 ft

100-250 acres

Badger Pass Ski Area, California

Badger Pass height based on total elevation difference is 555 ft

555 ft

less than 100 acres

Soda Springs Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Soda Springs height based on total elevation difference is 535 ft

535 ft

100-250 acres

Boreal Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, California

Boreal height based on total elevation difference is 530 ft

530 ft

100-250 acres

Tahoe Donner Ski Area, California

Tahoe Donner height based on total elevation difference is 514 ft

514 ft

100-250 acres

Alta Sierra Ski Resort, California

Alta Sierra height based on total elevation difference is 410 ft

410 ft

less than 100 acres

Granlibakken Lodge, Lake Tahoe, California

Granlibakken height based on total elevation difference is 164 ft

164 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlights: Tahoe Powder

California and the Sierra Mountains are home to Lake Tahoe & some of the most expansive ski resorts in the country. Below are some great ski photos submitted by some resorts.
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Sierra-at-Tahoe in California

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Donner Ski Ranch at Lake Tahoe

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Boreal at Lake Tahoe

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