Winter Adventure Awaits in Reno-Tahoe Territory

Winter Adventure Awaits in Reno-Tahoe Territory

Reno-Tahoe Territory got an early glimpse of winter.

Click over to Reno-Tahoe Territory’s webcams and you will see that winter already made its first appearance in the region with nearly four feet of fresh snow dumped on the mountain range over the past few days. The freshly snow-capped peaks mean it’s time to plan a getaway to one of the west’s most desirable winter destinations. World-class ski resorts, aprés ski activities to live for and cozy comforts make this vast region a must-visit for anyone who loves the magic of winter. Here’s how you can experience winter adventure in Reno-Tahoe Territory’s memorable destinations.

Winter in North Lake Tahoe
Snow lovers can rejoice as the winter ski season inches closer. The Incline Village ski area at Diamond Peak is perfect for power pursuits while soaking in the breathtaking view of Lake Tahoe. Diamond Peak celebrates winter with a season-long schedule of signature events including STOKE Mountain tours on select Saturdays, the annual Ullr Fest Party, Bonfire & Torchlight Parade, Last Tracks wine and beer tastings, Moonlight Snowshoe Tours, the 20th annual DummyDownhill, and the Luggi Foeger Uphill/Downhill Festival. Opening day is planned for December 9, 2021. An alternative to skiing and boarding, check out the North Tahoe Filmfest, Dec. 2-5, 2021. Details can be found at For more information on North Lake Tahoe, visit online.


Ski From Reno-Sparks
Reno’s closest ski resort, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, made significant improvements this summer to its snowmaking infrastructure, allowing for earlier terrain opening. With the earliest planned opening in Lake Tahoe and the basin’s highest ski resort elevation, Mt. Rose is ready to deliver early season snow turns. Best of all, Mt. Rose is just minutes from Reno’s lively Downtown and Midtown districts where a vibrant night life and delicious food scene are blossoming. For more information, visit online.


Heavenly South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe’s famously scenic ski resort, Heavenly Mountain Resort, is set to open November 19, 2021. South Lake Tahoe hits all the notes with world-class skiing, top restaurants, shopping and family-fun activities in the Heavenly Village and beyond. Here, skiers and non-skiers alike can enjoy ice skating, lively aprés, fine dining and winter-long entertainment. For more information, visit online.


Historic Virginia City
Rest weary ski legs in historic Virginia City, just 30 minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Seemingly preserved in time, this 19th Century Victorian-era mountain town celebrates its mining past with museums, saloons, restaurants and shops all offering a step back in time. For families, Virginia City is a living and engaging history tour. For adults, the historic destination is alive with themed events and entertainment all winter long. For more information, visit online.


Carson City
In the mix but not in the middle, Nevada capital Carson City is a great destination to launch winter adventures across the Reno-Tahoe Territory. With proximity to the region’s most popular ski resorts and its own thriving food and beverage scene, Carson City is a great place to do it all and still find a wintry escape. Slightly warmer temps and less snow make it an ideal place for winter trail activities like biking or hiking. Or, warm up at the Carson Hot Springs Resort after a day in the cold. For more information, visit online.


Carson Valley
Cozy up in legendary Carson Valley with laid-back winter adventures around every turn. Wildlife watching, antiquing, cross-country skiing, fishing and snowshoeing provide a slower winter adventure pace. When cold toes need warming up, Carson Valley’s comforting hot springs, historic restaurants and farm-to-glass distilleries warm the soul. For more information, visit online.

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