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Ice Skating

Located in front of the Heavenly Village

Cinema. Skates available for rent.

Open daily. (operational in winter only)

1. Head east on Friday Ave toward Cedar Ave 0.1 mi

2. Turn right onto Lake Tahoe Blvd 1.8 mi

3. Turn left onto Rufus Allen Blvd Destination will be on the right

1176 Rufus Allen Blvd

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

(530) 542-6262


Ski Resorts

Powder House Ski & Snowboard Lake Tahoe

Since 1994, Powder House has grown to become the largest and most complete ski & snowboard rental shop in South Lake Tahoe, California. For convenience and value of ski and snowboard rental packages, you cannot beat the Powder House Ski and Snowboard of Lake Tahoe.

Heavenly Mountain Resort

At Heavenly Mountain Resort, skiers and snowboarders alike are thrilled with varied terrain that spans the California-Nevada border and includes rolling glades, terrain parks and challenging technical steeps.

Whether a beginner or an expert, a Lake Tahoe ski vacation at Heavenly offers something for everyone, including easy groomed runs, back-country-like terrain, tree runs and exciting terrain parks. Come explore all the winter fun at Heavenly mountain!

Kirkwood Mountain Resort

Kirkwood Mountain Resort is one of the nation's top year-round family destination lifestyle resorts.

The Powder Express (South Lake Tahoe - Kirkwood)

All aboard the Powder Express! Save yourself the hassle of road conditions, traffic, chains & parking and jump on the Powder Express coach service. Sit back & watch a ski or snowboard flick or take a nap & save your energy for the hill. The Powder Express' daily roundtrip service picks up from multiple points in SLT and shuttles you direct to the mountain. Our online reservation system will be up soon, in the meantime call 888.353.9173 or click the button at right for more information.

Sierra-At-Tahoe® Resort

Ask any local what they love about Sierra-at-Tahoe® Resort and, aside from the 480 annual inches of fresh powder a year, 2,212 vertical feet, access to Huckleberry Canyon, state-of-the-art terrain parks, wind protected slopes, and carveable corduroy.

FREE South Shore Shuttle
Shuttle service will begin again for the 2011-2012 winter season.

"Hub" and go with the complimentary South Shore Shuttle providing a comfortable and convenient alternative to driving from South Lake Tahoe.

Red + Yellow Routes
Park at one of 3 convenient hubs and board the complimentary shuttle headed for Sierra! Departures start at 6:35 a.m. and continue until 11:00 a.m. Downloads to Meyers, The Y, and Stateline hubs depart hourly from Sierra Resort starting at 12:50 p.m.

Blue Route
South Shore Lodging guests enjoy extra convenient pickup and drop-off at selected South Shore Lodging properties on the Blue Route. Reservations strongly recommended. Please call 866.848.3427 or click here. Downloads to specified lodging properties only depart from Sierra at 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Voucher is required to board the bus.

Shuttle Bus Info: 530.659.7453

24-hr Snow Phone: 530.659.7475

Plus Shuttles from the Bay Area, Reno, Sacramento and Folsom. Other coach/Charts services available with reservations. Go to: http://www.sierraattahoe.com/plan-buy/getting-here?quicktabs_node=4#quicktabs-node

Driving Directions From South Lake Tahoe:

  • Approximate Drive Time 15 - 30 Minutes
  • Head west on Emerald Bay Rd/US-50/HWY 89 toward Sacramento
  • Continue on US-50 over Echo Summit
  • Turn left at Sierra-at-Tahoe Rd



Lake Tahoe Adventures/Nevada Adventure Company

Scenic backcountry tours led by experienced, professional guides. Drive ATVs on the world-famous Rubicon Trail or the dramatic desert of Nevada, snowmobile in beautiful Hope Valley, or ride in a rugged Jeep or the amazing Hummer. Reservations require... 800-865-4679. Phone: (530) 577-2940

Our main tour center location is in Meyers, California, just a few minutes south of Lake Tahoe on US Highway 50. We're right across the street from the California Agricultural Inspection Station. You can come here to book tours in person, or you can book online or by phone. You also want to come to the tour center if you need gear such as helmets, boots, snowsuits, etc. Most of our tours start from our tour center, then complimentary shuttles will take you to our staging locations. We're open 365 days a year, from 8am to 5pm.


  • From South Shore or the casino area, take Highway 50 West towards the "Y". Turn left at the "Y" following Highway 50 toward Placerville/Sacramento. About 5 miles from the "Y" you will find our Tour Center on the Left.
  • From the Sacramento area, take Highway 50 to Meyers. After you pass Highway 89, look for our Tour Center on the Right.
  • From North Shore, go to Highway 89 South to Highway 50 West, then into Meyers. Our Tour Center will be on your Left.

Tahoe Snowmobiles - Sierra Mountain Sports

At last, self-guided snowmobile tours available. For those with the proper towing vehicle, the snowmobiles and trailers are included. This gives you the freedom to ride at any of the designated snowmobile areas. Easy ride-on ride-off trailers include... Sierra Mountain Sports is your year-round, one-stop-shop for Boating, RV and Snowmobiling.

We have everything for your boating needs-oil, tools, parts, repairs, outboard engines, inflatable boats, water sport toys — you name it! And then there's RV. We repairs and service your RV while you're in town enjoying yourself. We also offer winterization of boats and RVs and so much more.

We are the region's only Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer. We sell new and used snowmobiles as well as service and repair all makes and models of snowmobiles. We also rent snowmobiles for self-guided as well as circle track riding, depending on your skill level.


1. Head east on Friday Ave toward Cedar Ave

2. Turn right onto Lake Tahoe Blvd
Destination will be on the right 3.1 Mi.

2719 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center

Snowmobiling at Lake Tahoe's Zephyr Cove Resort puts you on top of the world, with cruises over mountain meadows to peaks nearly 9,000 feet above sea level. We have access to 45 miles of groomed trails where you can glide through towering pine and aspen, breathing in the fresh air and marveling at the amazing scenery. With our expertise and Lake Tahoe's natural beauty, you'll have an unforgettable tour, whether you're a novice or a seasoned snowmobile enthusiast. Discover why Tahoe is the perfect place to ride with our fantastic Snowmobiling Tours. 800-23-TAHOE.

Driving directions to Zephyr Cove

1. Head east on Friday Ave toward Cedar Ave
2. Turn left onto US-50 E/Lake Tahoe Blvd
Continue to follow US-50 E
Entering Nevada 4.4 mi.

Destination: Zephyr Cove
760 U.S. Hwy 50, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448


Cross-Country Skiing

Spooner Lake Cross-Country

Spooner Lake Cross Country Ski Area offers fun for people of all ages and ability levels. Whether you want easy to moderate trails, or day long treks into the back country, or even an overnight in a wilderness cabin, Spooner has something for you.

This is the closest major cross country area to South Lake Tahoe, 12 miles from the Stateline Casinos on the Nevada side of the lake.

We are half mile on Highway 28 from Highway 50 on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe near Spooner

Ski Area Hours for 2010:
9:00am - 5:00pm






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