Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort Surpasses Season Average and 500 Inches of Snow Print-version


Sierra Resorthas received over 500” of snow and it’s still snowing!

Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort has received 507 inches of snow this season, that is over 40 feet, and winter is still in full effect. On February 24,2011, we surpassed our annual snowfall average of 480 inches and have received another 2 feet of snow. Since 1970 Sierra has only seen 11 winters with over 500 inches.

Multiple Sierra storms along with cold temperatures and consistent snowfall have contributed to great conditions and a solid snowpack this season.

In the 2004-2005 season, Sierra Resort recorded 647 inches of snow making it the most snow that Sierra Resort has received in the past 20 years. In 1982-1983, Sierra Resort recorded 756 inches of snow in one year, making it the biggest snow year in Sierra Resort history. With more snow in the forecast, the 2010-2011 season may end up a record breaker as well.

Spring at Sierra: Deals and Events as Good as the Snow.

Fun, sun, and snow. Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort is the perfect place for a spring getaway. Guest can enjoy Spring Fiesta with events like Telegrass, College Shred Fest, Red Bull Buttercup, the Salsa Showdown, and the Billabong Flaunt It Finals. Also, indulge in the spring ski and stay package starting at just $156. The Spring Fiesta package includes lodging at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, two adult lift tickets to Sierra Resort, two lunch vouchers valid at Sierra Resort, admission to Blu or Opal, and a 15% discount at Sierra Mountain Sports.

More about Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort: Keepin’ It Real

With over 100 acres of dedicated beginner terrain, four beginner-only conveyor lifts, a $35 adult beginner package, and a full compliment of multi-lingual PSIA Certified Instructors, Sierra Resort is one of the top places to learn to ski or ride in the western states. 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. And for all-mountain skiers and riders, wind-protected slopes, incredible tree skiing, and 320 acres of backcountry terrain out the Huckleberry Gates make Sierra Resort a bastion of the authentic California ski experience. Easy to get to and always welcoming, 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. Sierra Resort is a partner in recreation with the Eldorado National Forest.

The closest major resort to Sacramento, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort is located just 12 miles west of Lake Tahoe and receives an annual average of 480 inches of snowfall.

For more information, visit or call 530.659.7453.


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