Tag Archives: Skiing

Donner Ski Ranch

We (My daughter Jenee and I) visited Donner Ski Ranch the afternoon of March 24, 2013. Donner Ski Ranch Factoids; Vertical 750 ft (230 m) Top elevation 7,781 ft (2,372 m) Base elevation 7,031 ft (2,143 m) Skiable area 435 acres (176 ha) Runs 62 total : … Continue reading

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Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

I visited Sugar Bowl on March 3, 2013.  It was during a light snowfall. Sugar Bowl Factoids; Vertical 1,500 ft (547 m) Top elevation 8,383 ft (2,555 m) Base elevation 6,883 ft (2,098 m) Skiable area 1,500 acres (670 ha) Runs … Continue reading

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Squaw Valley (Lake Tahoe, Ca)

I visited Squaw Valley (host of the 1960 Winter Olympics Game) on March 2, 2013.   Squaw Valley Factoids; Vertical 2,850 ft (870 m) Top elevation 9,050 ft (2,760 m) Base elevation 6,200 ft (1,890 m) Skiable area 4,000 acres (16.2 km2) Runs 177+ : 15% beginner : 35% … Continue reading

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Northstar California

I visited Northstar on March 1, 2013. Vertical 2,280 ft (690 m) Top elevation 8,610 ft (2,620 m) Base elevation 6,330 ft (1,930 m) Skiable area 2,904 acres (11.75 km2) Runs 100 : 13% beginner : 60% intermediate : 27% advanced Longest run 1.4 mi (2.3 km) Lift system 19 … Continue reading

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Heavenly Ski Resort Area (Lake Tahoe, CA & NV)

I visited Heavenly Ski Resort on Feb 1, 2, & 3rd 2013. Vertical 3,812 ft (1,162 m) Top elevation 10,067 ft (3,068 m) Base elevation 6,255 ft (1,907 m) Skiable area 4,800 acres (1,900 ha) Runs 97 : 20% beginner : 45% intermediate : 35% advanced Longest run … Continue reading

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