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Alpine Meadows

2600 Alpine Meadows Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96146-9854
+1 800-403-0206
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Horrible conditions, worse service

Went here for a day of skiing. I did not expect it to be great, but after one run, I had enough... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Marius W
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Oslo, Norway
via mobile
Hidden Gem of a ski area

Alpine Meadows Resort is a favorite of locals as a ski area. It is combined with Squaw Valley, the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
calsun99
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Truckee, California
via mobile
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Intermediate and advanced skiers and riders will most enjoy this resort, known for its especially long season.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ski resort” (10 reviews)
“spring skiing” (5 reviews)
“great skiing” (4 reviews)
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2600 Alpine Meadows Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96146-9854
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for a day of skiing. I did not expect it to be great, but after one run, I had enough. Rocks everywhere, and not wanting to ruin my skis, I went to see if I could get a refund. A one day ticket...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Alpine Meadows Resort is a favorite of locals as a ski area. It is combined with Squaw Valley, the larger more famous area. What sets Alpine apart, is the wide open bowls from intermediate to advanced. There are a half dozen bowls, all spectacular. The...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This area offers a great view of mountains and plain meadows. Living in a busy crowded city such as Chicago usually does not offer such a great opportunity to just look beyond the horizon and to soak in unaltered nature.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I recommend you to drive through this area on the way to Reno or Carson City or from places uo north to South Tahoe. The landscape is awesome.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Skiing, snow, lifts, the whole package. Enjoyed the day on the slopes. Nice restaurants, warming lodge. Friendly employees and groomed slopes. As I said, the whole package.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Alpine Meadows is an excellent ski area. Great terrain for all levels of skiers. Awesome views and nice photo ops.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great uncrowded hike away from Lake Tahoe. This trail is moderate, steep in some areas. The lakes are clear and picturous, very inviting for swimming (if you don't mind cold water!). The fresh mountain air and views are amazing. Views include granitic bedrock to volcanic...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

never skiied here but i have run on the trails here and the views are amazing. i highly reccomend visiting any time of year.

Thank Cole L
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Skied for four hours on Sunday 23 April,2017. Great consolidated snow. groomer skiing only, but well groomed and fast. The runs are fast and smooth, especially before noon and the sun softens them up to much. Staff was friendly and in good spirits.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had a good day of skiing with two friends. Snow stayed good until 2 p.m. then got slushy. Will have to say that they were unprepared for Easter break, the food options were slim and not very appetizing. There was also only 1 cashier working...More

Thank bajasand
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Response from Kitman | Reviewed this property |
They're getting lots of snow right now. So much I can't get there because I don't have a 4x4 vehicle! The last few years have been horrible and March was bad. This season is looking awesome so far. Based on that I'd say that... More
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