No Foolin’ – Ski and Ride Until the 4th of July!
Tahoe Ski Season Extended!
With more snow on the slopes this past week, resorts throughout the Sierra are staying open longer than initially planned. And why not? The Tahoe ski season has been extended! Spring in the Sierra is a magical time of the year.
It’s when you can ski and ride in the morning and then partake in some of their famous springtime festivities on the slopes and off … whether you ski or not!
Take a look at the Resort operating schedules below and make time to enjoy one of the most memorable snow-filled seasons on record! Did you know those colder winter temperatures caused Lake Tahoe to flip? Learn all about it below.
Once the temperatures warm up and the snowpack fills our lakes and streams, there’s no doubt we all will be ready for some sunny days on the links, on the Lake, on the Truckee River, and on the beautiful trails!
Right now, there are some beautiful homes available at many of the most desirable year-round golf and ski resorts in Truckee-Tahoe. Contact Alison today for a personal tour of Tahoe Donner, Martis Camp, Gray’s Crossing, Lahontan and other prestigious communities.
P.S. Don’t forget to make your reservation for Easter Brunch or Easter Dinner; see our suggestions below!
Truckee-Tahoe Ski Resort Schedule
(Photo courtesy of Palisades Tahoe)
With Alpine staying open until July 4th 😊 and others extending their schedules, there’s no lack of fun in the sun this spring throughout Truckee and North Lake Tahoe.
Be sure to check out the resorts’ websites, as many have varied their days of operation, and all dates are subject to weather and snow conditions.
Before the lifts stop turning, tune into each resort’s websites to check out their Calendar of Events. In case you missed our Enews on March 17, see our Blog for details on Northstar’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, Sugar Bowl’s Easter Keg Race and Egg Hunt and others.
Sugar BowlApril 23, 2023
|Alpine||July 4, 2023|
|Palisades Tahoe||May 29, 2023|
|Diamond Peak||May 1, 2023|
|Northstar California||April 30, 2023|
|Boreal Mountain Resort||April 16, 2023|
|Homewood Mountain||April 16, 2023|
|Tahoe Donner||April 9, 2023|
Top Spots for Easter Brunch in Truckee-Tahoe
This past month, the Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) shared the news that Lake Tahoe had actually ‘flipped’ or mixed vertically from top to bottom. According to the experts at TERC, in most years, the mixing does not extend beyond 1,000 feet.
Full mixing is an annual event in shallower lakes, however, for Lake Tahoe and its 1,640-foot depth, it is a less common occurrence. Lake Tahoe last mixed during the 2018-19 winter. Typically mixing starts in the fall, with the surface layer of the lake cooling and gradually mixing deeper.
What causes the mixing? TERC explained that air temperature is the largest factor, not the intensity of individual storms. As this has been a particularly cold winter, it caused the Lake to mix deeper and weeks earlier compared to most other years.
So, is that a good thing? Yes. They told us that lake mixing is extremely good as it renews the water at the Lake bottom with “fresh” oxygen-rich water from the surface.
As we wrap up this ski season and winter to remember, we thank all the unsung heroes who kept the roads clear, our utilities intact and businesses running throughout it all!
Lake Tahoe Flipped!
If you have yet to make your Easter Brunch or Easter Dinner reservations, now is the time to do so. From Lake views to cozy mountain settings, there are many choices from which to choose.
Here are some of our favorites!