With Sierra Nevada snowpack currently sitting at an unbelievable 150 percent of historical average, along with the historic Tahoe snowfall in February, many ski resorts have extended their winter seasons.
The Vail resorts in Tahoe have already announced extended seasons, and Squaw Valley Resort, which leads the Tahoe mountains in snowfall, will stay open well into the summer. With more snow on the horizon, spring skiing is set to last at least another month.
Here are the official closing dates of the main ski resorts in the Tahoe area:
Alpine Meadows | 448”-517” snow totals | May closure TBD
Boreal | 545” snow total | Open until April 21
Diamond Peak | 411” snow total | Open until April 21
Heavenly | 436” snow total | Open until May 5
Homewood | 253”-569” snow totals | Open until April 21
Kirkwood | 533” snow total | Open until April 21
Northstar | 559” snow total | Open until April 21
Mt. Rose | 408”-456” snow totals | May closured TBD
Sierra-at-Tahoe | 334”-480” snow totals | Closure TBD
Squaw Valley | 376”-621” snow totals | Open until July 7
Sugar Bowl | 406”-504” snow total | Open until April 21
Meanwhile, the Reno Tahoe Visitors Center has compiled a list of spring skiing events in the Tahoe area:
What an awesome ski season! Who’s up for a spring riding session?
Northern California’s Outdoor Digital Newsmagazine