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USED to be my favorite place to snowboard/ski

AM used to be my favorite resort on Lake Tahoe because it was more lowkey and seemed to be the... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Favorite Tahoe Ski Area

We love Alpine Meadows. It’s a great place to take kids skiing -so many intermediate runs groomed... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Auburn, California
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“spring skiing”(6 reviews)
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Intermediate and advanced skiers and riders will most enjoy this resort, known for its especially long season.
2600 Alpine Meadows Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96146-9854
+1 800-403-0206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pricey lift ticket; interchangeable with Squaw Valley with shuttle between the two. Try to find discounted tickets by buying online in advance, or through corporate discount tickets. Came here on a mid-week and few days after a snow -- so shorter lift lines and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pi_Beach
Reviewed 15 July 2018

AM used to be my favorite resort on Lake Tahoe because it was more lowkey and seemed to be the place the locals would go, which is usually a great sign. In 2017 we visited and was looking forward to their breakfast burritos, apparently they...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 4marleed
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We love Alpine Meadows. It’s a great place to take kids skiing -so many intermediate runs groomed really well. Awesome lake views. Good atmosphere with staff and skiers. Disabled skier program. We only give it 4 stars because the parking is a hassle and the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank AllyG99
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Enjoy the pure cool breeze on the serene settings of Tahoe lake and snow capped mountains Please spend at least one night and two days and explore the foods in restaurants beside the lake

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank santanu_sur
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for some photos last week. This is a crowded stop and parking is limited. Views were amazing and easy to access. Do not miss this

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RastaMatt
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Have skied here on and off for many years. I still find it difficult (and challenging) to try to make it up the front entry way (lots of stairs). Slopes and runs are generally a bit better-than-average and the place is not quite as crowded...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jonaleen A
Reviewed 27 April 2018

they have a nice main lodge, with decent outdoor seating for nice days. the mountain is spread out, and there is something for everyone. seems to be well suited for families and they also cater to disabled skiers.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Daveptaz
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I skiied for two days in mid-March, 2018. It was more like winter skiing than spring skiing. I did not hit any of the Black Diamond runs, as I was skiing by myself and I've promised my kids not to over-challenge myself. It was my...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank LizDitz
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

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank MariusW46
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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank calsun99
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Nicky O
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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