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Ski California

If sunshine, convenience and tons of off-mountain activities top your ski vacation docket, a California ski trip will please. Many of California ski resorts (Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood and Squaw) are located near or around beautiful Lake Tahoe, which provides incredible views and awesome sightseeing opportunities.

There's also opportunity to check out Yosemite National Park if you're going on a ski vacation at California's most beloved ski resort, Mammoth.

Fly into Reno and you’re less than an hour’s drive from most ski resorts.

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Learn more about California resorts on the right, or search our experts by requesting a free, custom quote.

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Vacation Expert Tip

For the ultimate ski experience stay in the Summit County region of Colorado, get an Epic pass and enjoy Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-basin all with-in a 50 mile radius.

Snow Reports For Map of California Ski Resort | Snow Report Tahoe

Resort name New Snow Depth Lifts open Terrain Weather Temp.
Heavenly
New Snow:
6" 24 hr
19" 72 hr
Depth:
39" Base
55" Summit
Lifts open:
6 of 28
Terrain:
Total: 4800 ac
Open: 131 areaUnits
Weather:
RAIN_SHOWERS
32 F
Kirkwood
New Snow:
20" 24 hr
47" 72 hr
Depth:
36" Base
50" Summit
Lifts open:
3 of 15
Terrain:
Total: 2300 ac
Open: 102 areaUnits
Weather:
RAIN_SHOWERS
33 F
Mammoth
New Snow:
7" 24 hr
21" 72 hr
Depth:
40" Base
55" Summit
Lifts open:
11 of 28
Terrain:
Total: 3500 ac
Open: 500 areaUnits
Weather:
SNOW
26 F
Northstar at Tahoe
New Snow:
29" 24 hr
45" 72 hr
Depth:
0" Base
19" Summit
Lifts open:
6 of 20
Terrain:
Total: 3170 ac
Open: 47 areaUnits
Weather:
SNOW_SHOWERS
32 F
Squaw Valley
New Snow:
0" 24 hr
15" 72 hr
Depth:
24" Base
37" Summit
Lifts open:
4 of 42
Terrain:
Total: 6000 ac
Open: -
Weather:
RAIN
38 F
Sugar Bowl
New Snow:
24" 24 hr
41" 72 hr
Depth:
40" Base
50" Summit
Lifts open:
6 of 13
Terrain:
Total: 1650 ac
Open: -
Weather:
SNOW
31 F