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Alpine Meadows

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Address: 2600 Alpine Meadows Road, Tahoe City, CA 96146
Phone Number: 800-403-0206
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Activities: Skiing
Description: Intermediate and advanced skiers and riders will most enjoy this resort...
Intermediate and advanced skiers and riders will most enjoy this resort, known for its especially long season.
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Great horseback riding experience

The three of us had our own guide who was extremely informative. Our ride was through the mountains and Truckee River. The ride had some difficult areas but that really made the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Awesome skiing, really great mountain with great runs. The amenities and restaurants are a little dated, but the mountain makes up for it!

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Phillipburg
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67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This mountain has it all for every skill level. Nice views of the lake from certain points. A must t place to ski when in Tahoe

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Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The three of us had our own guide who was extremely informative. Our ride was through the mountains and Truckee River. The ride had some difficult areas but that really made the ride realistic and fun. The value was great. The horses were great. We will definitely do this again there.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Unfortunately if you don't want to spend time riding a bus back and forth to Squaw Valley, then this resort is just too outdated and limited in their offering for the price. We spent $70 for lunch for three (which included on child's meal) at The Chalet and the sandwiches came with mold on the bread- we don't normally eat... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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139 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What a beautiful place. I spent two weeks at Squaw Valley a while back and always wanted to ski Alpine Meadows. There is plenty of terrain. Perhaps not Heavenly but enough. The pure beauty of this ski area is amazing.

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A bunch of girl friends and myself decided we wanted to ride during our stay a Squaw Creek. I called the front desk and they gave me two names. I called Alpine Meadows Stables first and in glad I did. They were able to give us a time for the next day and it ended up just being the three... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Another fun ski resort that is a lot more laid back than Heavenly. Like going here to deal with less crowds. Also a great ski school with fun instructors

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Incline Village, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I love the terrain at Alpine Meadows, but ever since KSL took over, the service is sub-par and it's less of a "locals mountain", more of Squaw Valley's redheaded stepchild. I'm always getting cut off by skiers and the lifties won't even look at me (maybe because they're over a poor ski season?) But Alpine has great variety and I... More 

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Every ski/snowboarder has their preferred place to ride. I'm particular about how I like my runs groomed, and I have always enjoyed Alpine. There are a few flats to deal with, but thow uf you with experience will have no problems.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Mid week skiing is best, for you would have all the ski bowls to yourself. Weekends are busy but not as bad as Squaw Valley. Beautiful Lake Tahoe Views from several chairs. Not as intense as the crowds at Squaw, more laid back. It is owned by Squaw Valley. Excellent intermediate and off piste advanced.

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