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Great for families

Nice easy hill for new skiers, families and a quick trip for sledding and family fun. There is a... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Lafayette, California
Don't Need to Take Out A Second Mortgage

Okay, it's not as big as many of the surrounding resorts, nor does it have the biggest, baddest... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
Walnut Creek, California
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Nice easy hill for new skiers, families and a quick trip for sledding and family fun. There is a restaurant on site

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 27worldtraveler
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Okay, it's not as big as many of the surrounding resorts, nor does it have the biggest, baddest runs in the area. So what? That's the advantage. Smaller crowds, lower price, and still a decent little resort, especially if your a beginner, or not much...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

My wife and I had a beginner Ski training session and the experience was bad. The instructor was not very helpful and we didn't learn much. Not going back there.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SpSnv
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We used to take our daughter here when she was 6 & 7 years old. It was a perfect place for her to practice skiing and be independent without getting lost. We also used to love the ski on Tuesday - free for kids 6...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank AllyG99
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

We went twice and it’s always full due to its slopes ideal for tubing and sledge. Ample parking and food truck. Also have extra space for snow play. Staff also friendly.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank navinnew
Reviewed January 25, 2018

I take my grand children here to teach them how to ski. It setting and services are perfect for kids. They have a nice magic carpet lift for the younger kids to learn on - before they are ready for the chair lift. There is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Very small but with all the usual services. For beginners or low intermediate. Mostly used by Tahoe Donner residents. Great if you don't want to deal with all the big hassles of the big resorts.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank 1Truckee
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We had a great time at Tahoe Donner. The mountain is isolated from Tahoe's weather, making it a good option when it is snowy/rainy at Homewood/Squaw Valley. It is probably not the place for advanced skiers, but is great for rookies such as myself. Lots...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Juank D
Reviewed March 18, 2017

The two kids just learned how to ski. We wanted to go family skiing but didn't want to pay big bucks for ski lift tickets since we only go on the beginner trails anyway. The price for Tahoe Donner was just right - almost half...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank thejoyciecat
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Fun place for beginners. Smooth check in for rentals and lessons. Small resort, but it had a nice long green run to practice on. Skip the play area if your kids are over 6. Tubing and sledding hills are very slow. Big menu in the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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I didn't make the ski resort