Sunday, January 13, 2013

Tubing and sledding at Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is all about snow sports. Alpine and Nordic skiing get all the attention, but slipping down the snow on a tube, pan, or sled is a whole bunch of fun. I assembled a list of various places to go for a slide. Check with each provider to understand the pricing, equipment use, and hill length.

 
North Lake Tahoe:

Northstar California, Hwy. 267, Truckee (530) 562-1010, $30 for first hour.
Squaw Valley, Hwy. 89, 8 miles s. of Truckee, (800) 545-4350, $20 hour.
Boreal Mtn. Resort, Hwy. 80, w. of Truckee, (530) 426-3666, $25 for 2 hrs.
Granlibakken Ski Area, Tahoe City, (530) 581-7533 $12 w/ saucer, no tubes.
North Tahoe Regional Park, Tahoe Vista, (530) 546-0605, groomed hill.
Soda Springs, 10244 Soda Springs Dr., (530) 426-3901, $25 all day.
Donner Ski Ranch, Hwy. 40, Donner Summit, (530) 426-3635, $20 for 2 hours.
Tahoe Donner, Truckee, (530) 587-9437, Kids $9, adults $16.
Downtown Truckee, hill across from 10770 Donner Pass Rd. popular free area.
Tubes-R-Us, Cisco Grove, exit 165 on 80, (530) 426-3121, call for pricing. 

South Lake Tahoe:
 
Hansen’s Resort, 1360 Ski Run Blvd., (530) 544-3361, $15 per hour.
Sierra-at-Tahoe, Hwy. 50 east of Echo Summit, (530)659-7453, $25 for 2 hours.
Adventure Mountain, Hwy.50, Echo Summit, (530) 659-7217, $20 parking and $$.
Taylor Creek Sno-Park, Hwy. 89 north of Camp Richardson, $5 day pass.
Heavenly Ski Resort, $30 first hour plus $32 for Gondola ride

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