Kick off the 2018/19 Season with us!

November 30, 2018
All day event

The wait is over: Sierra-at-Tahoe will officially open for the 2018/19 winter season on Friday, November 30 th ! The latest storms that swept the Sierra Crest delivered even more snow than expected, setting us up for some of the best opening day conditions in recent memory. And the better news? There’s more on the way. 

Come celebrate the return of winter with us on Friday and you’ll be a part of an awesome first chair celebration, top-to-bottom skiing + riding, and a special “Toast to the Season” that you won’t want to miss! So what’re you waiting for? Clear your schedule, pack the car, and we’ll see you up here.

The Opening Day lo-down:

What Where When Details
First Chair Celebration Grandview Express 9:00AM First 100 chairs get a cup of Drink Coffee Do Stuff , a Kind Snack , and limited-run sticker!
Music + Beer Tasting Solstice Plaza 11:45AM-12:30PM Tasting of Sierra Nevada Brewing beers, Red Bull event truck pumpin' out music
Toast to the Season!

Solstice Plaza (Weather Permitting)

12:00PM Our beloved General Manager, John Rice, will usher in the 2018/19 season. Cheers!
Live Music Sierra Pub 1:00PM-4:00PM The Connor Party  plays classic rock hits as well as favorites from the 90's - today


Operating Hours

Weekdays: 9AM to 4PM

Weekends & Holidays: 8:30AM to 4PM

Open Lifts & Carpets

  • Grandview Express
  • Easy Rider Express
  • Nob Hill
  • Slider Carpet
  • Magic Carpet

*Conditions Permitting* For live updates on lifts and trails, click here .

Please note: *Early season conditions still exist. Watch for unmarked obstacles*

2018/19 Early Season Lift Ticket Rates

Type / Age Group Single Day Lift Ticket Pricing* Buy Online
Adults (23-64): $95 Buy Now
Young Adult (13-22): $85 Buy Now
Senior (65-69): $62 Buy Now
Child (5-12): $36 Buy Now
Super Senior (70+): $36 Buy Now
Kids 4 & Under (4 & under): FREE -
*No half day tickets will be available.

Open Food + Beverage Outlets

  • Java Junction
  • Mama’s Kitchen
  • Sierra Pub

Snow Play

Blizzard Mountain (located near F Lot) will be dishin' out fun for the non-skiers in the bunch. Enjoy tubing and snow-play in that fluffy goodness. More details here.

Ski + Snowboard Lessons

It never hurts to start off with a refresher course. Our amazing Ski School family is more than happy to help you and the groms out with all of your riding needs!  Book your lessons  here .

Need Gear? Let Our Pros Help Ya!

We have a full line of great skis, snowboards, boots + poles at our slope-side rental shops. Plus, our knowledgeable staff is always available to assist you.  Check out our rental options

We've Got The Kiddos Covered

With plenty of indoor + outdoor activities for your little ones who aren't ready to hit the slopes, our licensed childcare center will keep them playing all day. Conveniently located at the base of the mountain, you'll be able to check in on them between laps. Learn more about our  Sierra Day Care here .