The Info List - Sierra-at-Tahoe

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Sierra-at-Tahoe is a ski and snowboard resort in Twin Bridges, California south of Lake Tahoe. Sierra-at-Tahoe is approximately 16 miles (26 km) south of Stateline, Nevada
Stateline, Nevada
and 12 miles south of South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
on U.S. Route 50 and is contained within the Eldorado National Forest. Sierra-at-Tahoe (often shortened to "Sierra") is a medium sized ski area in the Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
region, and is well known for being a more family oriented resort and also having a high annual snowfall. Sierra-at-Tahoe's terrain is 25 percent beginner, 50 percent Intermediate, and 25 percent advanced. The majority of the ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
region are on the northern end of the lake, near Truckee, California
Truckee, California
and Reno, Nevada. Sierra-at-Tahoe, Kirkwood and Heavenly are located on the southern side of the lake, approximately 75 miles (120 km) from Reno. It is common for visitors to ski amongst these three resorts when staying in southern Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
area and not venture to the northern lake resorts such as Squaw Valley, Northstar at Tahoe, Sugar Bowl.


1 History 2 Ski lifts 3 References 4 External links

History[edit] Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort was started in 1946 by brothers Ray and Floyd Barrett as Sierra Ski Ranch, further down U.S. Route 50. It was sold to Vern Sprock in 1953. In 1968, the "Ranch" was moved to its present location when the California Department of Transportation
California Department of Transportation
began widening U.S. Route 50. The Sprock family operated the resort until 1993 when the resort was sold to Fibreboard Corporation. Fibreboard updated many areas of the resort, including changing the name to Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort. Booth Creek Ski Resorts purchased Sierra-at-Tahoe in 1996. CNL Lifestyle acquired Sierra-at-Tahoe and Northstar California
Northstar California
from Booth Creek in 2007.[1] Sierra-at-Tahoe was among 15 resorts sold by CNL to Och-Ziff Capital Management in 2016.[2] Booth Creek continues to operate Sierra-at-Tahoe.[3] Ski lifts[edit] The Easy Rider, Grandview, and West Bowl Express ski lifts are the high speed quads built by Doppelmayr, the triple chair lift is the Puma built by Yan Lifts, and the 5 doubles are the Tahoe King, El Dorado, Rock Garden, Short Stuff, and Nob Hill all built by Yan Lifts. The Tahoe King and Puma are auxiliary lifts of the Grandview Express and West Bowl Express respectively, and run if crowd levels warrant their usage. The oldest lifts are Nob Hill and Tahoe King being built in 1968 and 1978.[4] References[edit]

^ All. "New owners at Sierra-at-Tahoe, same operation". Retrieved 2017-12-05.  ^ "No big changes expected with new owners at Crested Butte Mountain Resort". The Denver Post. 2016-11-08. Retrieved 2017-12-05.  ^ "Booth Creek Resorts". Retrieved 2017-12-05.  ^ "History and Timeline of Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort". 

External links[edit]

Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort official web site Booth Creek Ski Resorts, Inc. Vern Sprock Obituary, Lake Tahoe
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Ski Areas in California

Alpine areas

Alpine Meadows Badger Pass Bear Mountain Bear Valley Boreal Mountain Resort Buckhorn Ski Club China Peak Dodge Ridge Ski Area Donner Ski Ranch Granlibakken Heavenly Mountain Resort Homewood Mountain Resort June Mountain Ski Area Kirkwood Mountain Resort Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Mount Baldy Ski Lifts Mount Shasta Ski Park Mount Waterman Mountain High Northstar at Tahoe Sierra-at-Tahoe Snow
Summit Snow
Valley Mountain Resort Squaw Valley Ski Resort Sugar Bowl Ski Resort Tahoe Donner Downhill

Cross country areas

Badger Pass Bear Valley Dodge Ridge Ski Area Northstar at Tahoe Rim Nordic Ski Area Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort Tamarack Resort and Lodge

Defunct Ski Areas

Kratka Ridge
Kratka Ridge
(Snowcrest) Horse Mountain, Hum