Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort Recognized as One of Nation's Top Resorts Print-version



TransWorld SNOWboarding recognizes Sierra Resortas among best in the country

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – October 4, 2011– The 2012 TransWorld SNOWboarding Resort Poll lists Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort among the Top 10 Overall Resorts in the United States.

The Resort Poll ranks mountains based on mountain features such as parks and pipe, terrain, and other areas such as vibe, snowfall, lodging, food, and etcetera.

“Every year we ask our readers to rank the best three resorts they rode at in the last year, judging everything from jumps to grooming to rail variety. TransWorld readers have voted Sierra-at-Tahoe into the Resort Poll Top 10 year after year. Our readers love the parks and powder, and the resort consistently ranks in Top 10 Vibe. You know the vibe is good just by the popularity of the Sierra-at-Tahoe hoodies—their riders are loyal.” said TransWorld Editor-in-Chief Annie Fast.

The rankings speak to the commitment by Sierra Resort to creating and maintaining innovative freestyle terrain that appeals to an ever-growing demographic of skiers and snowboarders.   

Designed, built, and maintained throughout the season by Snow Park Technology (SPT) trained operators, who are the lead innovators in the industry, the freestyle terrain at Sierra offers an experience that caters to the young and old, first-time jibbers and seasoned park riders, families and college students alike.

Sierra Resort was recognized among the Top 10 Best Parks in the nation, earned by scoring high in specific categories like jump and rail design, grooming, variety of features, overall vibe, and park challenge. Sierra also landed in the top ten for the following categories: 

The cumulative rankings for Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort are:

  • #7 Overall Resort
  • # 10 Best Park
  • #9 Best Pipe
  • #2 Best Value
  • #6 Best Vibe
  • #9 Best Snow

Sierra Resort General Manager, John Rice commented “Sierra is honored that TransWorld’s readers would consider us one of the top resorts in the country. Our commitment to quality parks starts with our staff and, in return, benefits our world-class athletes and faithful riders who call Sierra home. To be recognized as one of the best makes it all worthwhile.”

Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort is proud to be among TransWorld SNOWboarding’s top resorts year after year, after year.

Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort: Keepin’ It Real

With 480 inches of average annual snowfall, wind-protected slopes, incredible tree skiing, and 320 acres of backcountry terrain out the Huckleberry Gates, Sierra™ Resort is a bastion of the authentic California ski experience. For beginner skiers and riders Sierra Resort has over 100 acres of dedicated terrain, four beginner-only conveyor lifts, a $35 adult beginner package, and a full compliment of multi-lingual PSIA Certified Instructors, Sierra Resort is the place to learn to ski or ride in Lake Tahoe. For freestylers, a commitment to innovative terrain parks has led to Sierra Resort being recognized by TransWorld SNOWboarding as a Top 10 Overall Resort as well as among the Top 10 Best Parks and Pipes in the nation. Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort embraces skiers and snowboarders who want to escape from everyday life and enjoy the simple pleasure of winter in the mountains.

For more information, visit www.SierraAtTahoe.comor call 530.659.7453.