Tahoe Donner is proud to offer a family friendly, world class cross country ski area with over 100k of trails suitable for all levels of skiers and snowshoers. Our trail system meanders through beautiful meadows and forests; follows bubbling creeks; and climbs for some stunning views of the Sierra Crest. We also offer a limited number of trails for fat biking and 3k of dog-friendly trails (see our multi use trail pages for more details)
Voted as one of the top three cross country ski areas in North America by USA Today, Tahoe Donner Cross Country is also a locals’ favorite providing easy access from Truckee, friendly service, immaculately groomed trails and some of the best food in town.
Starting at Tahoe Donner’s large and comfortable new Alder Creek Adventure Center, cross country skiers enjoy a modern fleet of rental equipment, a large selection of cross country apparel, fresh, organic food from the Alder Creek Café; and an après ski menu at the Trailside bar. Our friendly, helpful staff include experienced ski technicians, talented ski instructors and a professional as well as national/volunteer ski patrol.
Average annual snowfall: 360”
Base Elevation: 6650’
Highest Trail: 7729’
Number of Trails: 58
Acres of terrain: 2,800+
Warming Huts: 5