Sierra at Tahoe Ski Area

Skiing and Snowboarding

Tahoe Shuttle

Free South Shore Shuttle Buses

Routes from various South Lake Tahoe locations to Sierra at Tahoe. Information: (530) 659-7453
Shuttle Bus Schedule

Sierra at Tahoe

Sierra at Tahoe is located near Echo Summit, with easy access from Tahoe or Sacramento via Highway 50. The resort is spread over 2,000 acres with elevations ranging from 6,640 feet at the bottom to 8,852 feet at the top of the highest run.

Sierra at Tahoe sign

Sierra at Tahoe operates the adjacent Blizzard Mountain tubing and sliding hill. For more information on Blizzard Mountain, see Echo Summit Snow Play. The resort also offers kids' Adventure Zones, snowshoeing, a telemark center, and mountain tours.

Sierra at Tahoe has gates leading to Huckleberry Canyon, extremely challenging backcountry terrain of cliffs, chutes, cornices, and bowls for EXPERTS only.

Lift Operation Hours:
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Weekends and Peak Periods
  (ticket office and rental shop open at 8:00 AM)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Midweek
  (ticket office opens at 8:00 AM, and rental shop at 8:30 AM)

Peak Periods: November 27-28, 2015, December 26, 2015 - January 3, 2016, January 16-18, 2016, February 13-20, 2016

Lifts: 3 Express Quad Chairs, 5 Double Chairs, 1 Triple Chair, and 5 surface lifts.
Terrain: 2,000 acres of ski-able mountain with 2,212 feet of vertical drop. 46 trails (25% beginner, 50% intermediate, and 25% advanced). 5 Terrain Parks and several pipes.
Map of Sierra at Tahoe Ski Runs

Sierra at Tahoe Lift Tickets - 2017-2018 Season

Age 1 Day 1 Day Peak1 2-of-3 Days2 Afternoon3 Afternoon Peak1 Any 3 Days4
Adult 23-64 $99 $104 $188 $89 $94 $73 per day
Young Adult 13-22 $89 $94 $168 $79 $84 $67 per da
Child 5-12 $39 $43 $78 $34 $39 $39 per day
Child 4 & Under Free Free Free Free Free Free
Seniors 65-69 $69 $73 $128 $59 $63 $57 per day
Super Seniors 70+ $39 $43 $78 $33 $37 $39 per day
Parent Predicament Ticket5 $99 $104
1Peak Dates: November 24-25, 2017 | December 26 - January 1, 2017 | January 13-15, 2018 | February 17-24, 2018
2Good for 2 days and you may skip one day inbetween.
3 After 12:30 pm.
4 Buy the 3-Pak and use any 3 days, need not be consecutive.
5 Parents share one ticket, taking turns

Unlimited Season Passes for 2017 - 2018

Prices Subject to Change

Pass Price
Adult 23-69 $459
Young Adult 13-22 $359
College1 $359
Child 5-12 $159
Child 4 and under FREE
Super Senior 70+ $169
1 College students with driver's license, college ID, enrolled in 6 units or more in fall semester 2017


Sierra at Tahoe Ski and Snowboard Rentals
2017-18 Rates

Hours: Weekends and Peak Periods 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Weekdays 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM

Rental Package Adult Child
Credit card deposit required. Clothing rentals available. Prices subject to change.
1 3-Paks are good any 3 days during the 2016-17 season and are non-transferable.
Combo: (Skis, boots, poles) or
(snowboard, boots)
$54 $34
Skis or Snowboard only $40 $22
Skis or Snowboard Combo 3-Pak1 $43 per day
Demo Combo Ski or Board $77 66
Boots only $30 $18
Poles only $12 $8
Helmets $10 $10


Sierra at Tahoe Ski and Snowboard Lessons for 2017-18

Children's Lessons - Ages 3 - 12

Reservations recommended (530) 543-3150

Children Ski Lessons - ages 3-6 Children are grouped by age (3-4 and 5-6). Children learn the fundamentals of skiing, including on-the-snow and off-the-snow activities.
Ski and Snowboards Lessons - ages 7-12 Children are grouped according to ability and age. Lessons use Thunder Gulch learning area to learn the basics of skiing or snowboarding. Children with higher level skills are introduced to the full resort and may even try out the terrain parks.

Sierra at Tahoe also provides private lessons and a number of other special offers. For full details, visit their website: Sierra at Tahoe

Package Lesson Rates

Package lesson rates include lesson, lift ticket, and rental equipment (excluding helmet). Lunch is included in all full day programs. Children with season passes and their own equipment get a $10 discount.

Check with Sierra at Tahoe for details about 3-Pak and 10-Pak lessons: Sierra at Tahoe.

Lessons Non-Peak Days Peak Days*
*Peak Dates: November 24-25, 2017 | December 26, 2017 - January 1, 2018 | January 13-15, 2018 | February 17-24, 2018
1Good for any 3 days in the season. 2Good for any 10 days in the season.
Full Day Package $189 $219
3-Pak1 $130 per day, any 3 days, reservation required
10-Pak2 $80 per day, any 10 days, reservation required

Adult Lessons - Ages 13 and Older - 2017-18

For information call (530) 543-3150.

Sierra at Tahoe's Easy Street has two beginner conveyor lifts and gentle terrain designed for learning the basics of snowboarding and skiing.

Learn to Ski or Ride Lessons Designed for first time (or early beginning) skiers or snowboarders.

2-hour lessons begin at 9 AM, 11 AM, and 2 PM.

Lessons Regular Peak Days*

*Peak Dates: November 24-25, 2017 | December 26, 2017 - January 1, 2018 | January 13-15, 2018 | February 17-24, 2018
Prices subject to change.
2 Hour Package Lesson1 $134 $144
2 Hour Lesson Only $80 $90
3-Pak Lesson Package2 $83 per day, any 3 days
First Time Group Lesson3 $49
1 All packages include lesson, limited access lift ticket (Easy Rider Express chair and Chill and Slider surface lifts), and equipment rental.
2 Includes equipment rental, 2 hour lessons, and limited access lift ticket (Easy Rider Express chair and Chill and Slider surface lifts) for days 1 and 2, full access lift ticket for day 3
3Includes a limited access lift ticket (good for Easy Rider Express chairlift, Chill surface lift and Slider surface lift), rental equipment and a 2-hour lesson. Must be 13+ and package must be purchased online 48-hours in advance. Valid Sunday through Friday, non-holiday dates, excluding Saturdays and peak dates

All Mountain Lessons

All Mountain Lessons Improve your skiing or boarding skills in groups to meet your ability level. Lessons range from working on control to skiing in powder and trees. Lessons meet at 9:45 AM or 1:15 PM.

Lessons Regular Peak Days
*Peak Dates: November 24-25, 2016, December 26, 2016 - January 1, 2017, January 14-16, 2017, February 18-25, 2017
Prices subject to change.
3-Pak 2-Hour Lesson Package1 $116 per day, any 3 days
2-Hour Lesson Package1 $161 per day $165 per day
1 Packages include lesson, lift ticket and equipment rental

Sierra at Tahoe also provides private lessons and a number of other special offers. For full details, visit their website: Sierra at Tahoe


Wild Mountain Day Care - 2017-18

A California Licensed Day Care Facility

Ages 18 months to 5 years old. Snacks, lunch (for full day children), preschool activities, music, dance, stories, toys, adventure walks, sled rides, climbing tunnels, snow paint.
Reservations: (530) 543-3170

Time Non-Peak Days Peak Days
Full Day $120 $135
3-Pak $90 per day, any 3 days
Hourly $50

Full Day Hours: Weekends and Peak Days - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Monday - Friday by reservation only
Hours subject to change.
For complete information, see Wild Mountain Day Care.


Sierra at Tahoe Facilities

Base Lodge, Grandview Lodge
Solstice Plaza: Solstice Eatery, retail shop, demo center, outdoor deck, live music events
First Aid Station and Ski Patrol
Sierra Mt. Sports: Boards, skis, apparel, accessories. (530) 659-7453, ext 231
Repair Shop: Leave your board or skis for an overnight tune-up
WiFi: Free in the Aspen Cafe
Overnight Ski or Board Check $1
Telemark Center See Echo Summit Cross Country
Adventure Zone Themed adventure area for children

Food Services

360 Smokehouse BBQ: Located inside Grandview Lodge - BBQ favorites, pulled pork, ribs, and more
Baja Grill: Located at the bottom of West Bowl - Tacos, quesadillas, burritos
Mama's Kitchen: Complete breakfast menu, lunch soups, chowder, chili, and much more
Java Junction: Specialty coffees, bagels, and more
Sierra Pub & Deli: Wine and spirits, clam chowder, paninis, salads, specialty sandwiches
Aspen Cafe: Burgers, hot dogs
Golden Bear Terrace: outside the main lodge - burgers, Spanish-style bocadilla sandwiches, craft beers.
Corkscrew Bar: at Solstice Plaza within the Solstice Eatery. Cocktails, organic spirits.
American River Shack: located in the Aspen Cafe serving drinks.