At Sierra, we’re dedicated to keeping the essence of play alive through skiing, riding, and snow play, especially this winter season. The importance and benefits of recreating outside are numerous, and Sierra-at-Tahoe will continue to operate under state-approved guidance, to offer an important outlet for our Sierra family and greater outdoor community.

Operating under the guidelines outlined for outdoor recreation, This winter clearly won’t be “business as usual” skiing/riding activities are encouraged and it will be critically important for every guest to arrive at the resort with an understanding of the current policies and procedure in place. It’s through working together and following these guidelines that we can not only open for a day or a week but the whole season to come at the place Where Play Reigns Free.

Know Before You Go: Similar to how frequently you check the weather forecast in the winter, before traveling to Sierra this season, check in here to ensure you’re familiar with current policies and procedures, as they are subject to change.

Creating and sustaining an environment of safety and wellness is a two-way street. Our commitment is to do everything we in our power to set up a safe environment for our guests and employee recreate at. It is your responsibility, as part of the Sierra family to do your part to protect yourself and our community, by following these guidelines. We’re excited for the storms to come and the lifts to spin, and we know you are too.

Do Your Part to Play Today

Before we jump to the high-fives (now elbow-fives) and good times, there are some important operating guidelines we have to share with you.

Please follow the below COVID-19 guidelines. Thank you.

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What To Expect This Winter

We have modified many of our operations informed by the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the State of California, and the El Dorado County Health Department. As new information becomes available, we will continue to adapt so that you can enjoy time recharging in the mountains.

We are all in this together and guests have various levels of sensitivity to the health impacts of COVID-19. Please respect others' views and be a conscientious part of our community.

Tickets + Passes

Currently, we do not plan to require daily reservations for season passes but we strongly encourage guests to purchase lift tickets in advance through our Sierra online store. Online tickets are priced lower if you purchase them in advance and it provides contactless pickup at our Online Lift Ticket pickup boxes in the base area.

Buy Your Lift Ticket Here

More Details About Our Activities

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Personal Responsibility

What We Expect of You →

Parking at Sierra

Resort Access + Parking

Access + Parking Info →

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Cleaning + Sanitation

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Lifts at Sierra

Lift Loading + Mazes

Lift Loading Info →

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Base Area Lodges

Lodges Info →

Retail Shop at Sierra

Sierra Mountain Sports + Demo Shop

Mountain Sports Info →

Demo Shop Info →

Retail Shop at Sierra

Sierra In-town Store

In-town Store Info →

⛷️ Ski Well, Be Well 🏂

This plan was developed in alignment with NSAA’s Ski Well, Be Well guidelines. The National Ski Areas Association supports a thoughtful return to outdoor winter recreation. An advisory group of ski industry leaders developed the Ski Well, Be Well operational best practices based on scientific guidelines from experts.

Best Practices for Low Risk Recreation

Frequently Asked Questions

You may have questions as you prepare to travel again, and we want to help! We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and answers. We'll add more as necessary, so check back frequently prior to your visit.


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What You Need To Know

Before we jump to the high-fives (now elbow-fives) and good times, there are some important operating guidelines we have to share with you. Please check back every time you plan to visit.

How to Play This Winter