TransWorld SNOWboarding Recognizes Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort in 2013 Resort Poll Print-version


SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – October 1, 2012 – For twelve years TransWorld SNOWboarding has been ranking the best overall resorts, parks and pipes in North America. In 2013 TransWorld SNOWboarding ranked Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort among the Top Ten Overall Resorts, Terrain Parks and received the editor’s pick for Best Value. Sierra Resort has been recognized six of the past ten years in TransWorld SNOWboarding and for the third year in a row been ranked as one of the Top Ten Overall Resorts. 

The Resort Poll ranks mountains based on mountain features such as parks and pipe, terrain, and other areas including vibe, snowfall, lodging, value, and food. Each year TransWorld readers are polled to rank their three favorite resorts based on their overall experience.

The 2013 Resort Poll ranked Sierra Resort as the sixth best overall mountain in North America and fifth best park. Sierra Resort not only offers innovative terrain parks, but also a 2,000 acre mountain receiving 480 inches of snowfall annually, giving guests access to a powder paradise and variety of terrain for all abilities.

Sierra Resort was recognized as the fifth best terrain park in the nation, earned by scoring high in specific categories like jump and rail design, grooming, variety of features, overall vibe, and park challenge.

Each season Sierra Resort strives to create and maintain 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 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. Year after year we are privileged to be among the top resorts and the recognition makes all the hard work worthwhile.”

Continuing its tradition as one of the best places to ski and ride in Lake Tahoe, Sierra is excited to build on its reputation and offer guests quality terrain and original terrain park features for the 2012-13 season.

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 $39 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.