Sierra-at-Tahoe

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Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort
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Location Huckleberry Mountain
Nearest city Twin Bridges, California
Coordinates 38°48′01″N 120°04′50″W / 38.8002°N 120.0806°W / 38.8002; -120.0806Coordinates: 38°48′01″N 120°04′50″W / 38.8002°N 120.0806°W / 38.8002; -120.0806
Vertical 2,212 ft (674 m)
Top elevation 8,852 ft (2,698 m)
Base elevation 6,640 ft (2,020 m)
Skiable area 2,000 acres (810 ha)
Runs 46 total
Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg 25% beginner
Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg 50% intermediate
Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg 25% advanced
Longest run Sugar 'n Spice: 2.5 mi (4.0 km)
Lift system 11 lifts (3 high speed quads, 1 triple chairs, 5 double chairs, 2 surface lifts)
Terrain parks 6: The Alley, Smokey Boarder X, Burton Progression, Bashful, Aspen, Upper Snowshoe
Snowfall 480 in (1,200 cm)
Night skiing None
Web site www.sierraattahoe.com

Sierra-at-Tahoe is a ski and snowboard resort in Twin Bridges, California south of Lake Tahoe. Sierra-at-Tahoe is approximately 16 miles (26 km) south of Stateline, Nevada and 12 miles south of South Lake Tahoe on U.S. Route 50 and is contained within the Eldorado National Forest. Sierra-at-Tahoe (often shortened to "Sierra") is a medium sized ski area in the Lake Tahoe region, and is well known for being a more family oriented resort and also having a high annual snowfall. Sierra-at-Tahoe's terrain is 25 percent beginner, 50 percent Intermediate, and 25 percent advanced.

The majority of the ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe region are on the northern end of the lake, near Truckee, California and Reno, Nevada. Sierra-at-Tahoe, Kirkwood and Heavenly are located on the southern side of the lake, approximately 75 miles (120 km) from Reno. It is common for visitors to ski amongst these three resorts when staying in southern Lake Tahoe area and not venture to the northern lake resorts such as Squaw Valley, Northstar at Tahoe, Sugar Bowl.

Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort was started in 1946 by Vern Sprock as Sierra Ski Ranch, further down U.S. Route 50. In 1968, the "Ranch" was moved to its present location when the California Department of Transportation began widening U.S. Route 50. The Sprock family operated the resort until 1993 when the resort was sold to Fibreboard Corporation. Fibreboard updated many areas of the resort, including changing the name to Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort. Booth Creek Ski Resorts purchased Sierra-at-Tahoe in 1996.

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