Skiing at Tahoe Donner

Tahoe Donner has a Ski Area has long been heralded as the "best place to learn" to ski, but the little hill packs a punch (read more ...)

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Tahoe Donner's Diverse Terrain

The Tahoe Donner Ski hill offers lessons for children starting the "magic carpet," an easy way to get your little one up the hill when they're not steady on their feet. My son, who is now in his 20s, started on the magic carpet soon after he could walk, and at Tahoe Donner (the "snake" funnel, powder on the backside, and a few trees) offered him the foundation to progress to becoming a Big Mountain Coach at Palisades Tahoe.

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Connections to Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center

The Tahoe Donner Ski Hill connects to its Cross Country Ski Center along a groomed trail at the base near the Lodge.  It's a nice convenience for family members who want to drop off kids at the downhill ski area and get a quick workout at the Cross Country Center. With 38 miles of groomed trails, Tahoe Donner''s Cross Country Center has been voted one of the best in North America. The cross country center is open to the public for skating and striding skiing, as well as snowshoeing, but public sales are limited to ensure owner enjoyment of this beautiful facility. Tahoe Donner homeowners also enjoy discounted tickets and season passes. 

Truckee's Largest Resort Community

With some 6,000 homesites, Tahoe Donner is largest resort community in the Town of Truckee. The amenities at Tahoe Donner include a Beach Club marina at Donner Lake, the Trout Creek Recreation Center, which includes year-round heated swimming pools, a fitness center, and classes from yoga, to TRX, to Zumba.  The Northwoods Pool complex (soon to be renovated) also features a beautiful tennis center with programming and a tennis pro on staff seasonally.

Tahoe Donner's Fine Dining to Burgers

Tahoe Donner is largely a vacation community, with roughly one-third of the homes occupied full time. It's less than a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area.  If you wanted to spend your entire vacation here, you could do so without having to leave the hill. The Lodge at Tahoe Donner is a five-star restaurant with gourmet dishes to match the season. And Pizza on the Hill offers pub-style fare with an option to dine on the patio overlooking the meadow in the summer months (or food service at the Northwoods Pool)