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Donner Ski Ranch Ski Resort Guide

Donner Ski Ranch Ski Resort Guide

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 28 Mar

  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper): 0 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 0 cm
  • Piste:
  • Off-piste: -

Today’s Weather (2252 m)

5 WSW5
9 °C F-Level
partially cloudy
5 NW5
11 °C F-Level
10 ESE10
9 °C F-Level

Donner Ski Ranch was first utilized for skiing in 1937 and is located high atop historic Donner Summit. The area's first rope tow was located at the base of the current lodge. Today, Donner Ski Ranch has 400 skiable acres, 5 double and 1 triple chairlifts. Slope side lodging at the Summit House with 'ski in/ski out' is available. Additional lodging facilities are nearby and in Truckee, approximately 10 miles away from Donner Ski Ranch.

Resorts close to Donner Ski Ranch include: Boreal Mountain (2 km), Sugar Bowl (2 km), Soda Springs (5 km), Tahoe Donner (6 km), Royal Gorge (7 km),

Donner Ski Ranch Location Maps

Donner Ski Ranch Location Map

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Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 52
  • Beginner: 25%
  • Intermediate: 50%
  • Advanced: 25%
  • Cross-country: -
  • Snowmaking: 20%
  • Acres of ski: 435
  • Terrain Parks: -
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: -
  • Bars: -
  • Slopeside accommodation: -

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 219 m


  • Chairlifts: 6
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: -
  • Toplift: m


Visitor Reviews of Donner Ski Ranch

alys from United States writes:

Donner Ski Ranch is a great place to take your family. Granted, there aren't very many slopes, but the variety and quality is just fine. It's all you really need. And with the economy like it is, Donner Ski Ranch is the perfect getaway.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Donner Ski Ranch

city forecasts
Reno, United States 49 km
Carson City, United States 51 km
Sparks, United States 55 km
El Dorado Hills, United States 96 km
Lincoln, United States 96 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Donner Ski Ranch

surf forecast
Fort Point, United States 252 km
Deadman's, United States 254 km
Fort Cronkite Rodeo Beach, United States 254 km
Kellys Cove, United States 256 km
Stinson Beach, United States 256 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Donner Ski Ranch

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Donner Ski Ranch

mountain forecasts
Donner Peak, United States 2 km
Castle Peak (California), United States 5 km
Mount Lola, United States 13 km
Granite Chief, United States 14 km
Mount Pluto, California, United States 19 km