With Massive Snowpack, Tahoe Ski Resorts Extend Winter Season

Photo: Discover Reno Tahoe

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:

Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows

March 29-30 – B4BC – Shred the Love

March 31 – The Mothership Classic

April 13 – SquawFree Doggin Fundraiser


March 16 – KSEF Annual Head 2 Head Ski Race/Diner Auction

Northstar California

April 5-7 – Spring It On!


April 6 – Banked Slalom

Mt. Rose

March 23 – PinkFest Tahoe

Diamond Peak

March 30-31 – 2nd Annual Luggi Foeger Uphill/Downhill Festival


March 22-23 – Roxy: Make Waves Move Mountains

April 6 – Boarding for Breast Cancer Shred the Love

April 13 – Buckle Up Big Air


March 23 – Pink Heavenly

April 6 – Spring Fling Rail Jam


March 16-17 – 3rd Annual Beer & Gear

April 6 – 15th Annual Gates and Wakes


March 17 – 3rd Annual Clover Cup

What an awesome ski season! Who’s up for a spring riding session?

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