Donner Ski Ranch Resort Guide

The Donner Ski Ranch resort summary is: Donner Ski Ranch has 6 lifts within its 176 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 219m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 52 trail at Donner Ski Ranch.



Donner Ski Ranch Resort Guide

The Donner Ski Ranch resort summary is: Donner Ski Ranch has 6 lifts within its 176 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 219m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 52 trail at Donner Ski Ranch.

Vertical:

Top: 2362m
Arrow
219m
Bot: 2143m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediates/
Advanced

Trails:

52
25%
50%
25%

Hectares of Ski:

176
Snowmaking:20%

Donner Ski Ranch Lifts:

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  • ski lift icon6
  • cablecar icon
Total lifts = 6
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Visiting Donner Ski Ranch

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Donner Ski Ranch.

  • Season opens
  • Season closes
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    — | —
  • Nearest Airport
    Reno
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    (530) 426-3635

Donner Ski Ranch Features

The terrain at Donner Ski Ranch includes::

  • Halfpipes
  • Terrain Parks
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Donner Ski Ranch resort?

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.


Explore Donner Ski Ranch Location Map

Interactive Donner Ski Ranch trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Donner Ski Ranch Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top Lift: 
14
10
clear
Bottom Lift: 
11
5
clear

When's the snowiest month to visit Donner Ski Ranch?

DecemberAverage: 2.9 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Donner Ski Ranch is week 4 of December. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Donner Ski Ranch Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Donner Ski Ranch

andres oliva from Argentina writes:

Trabaje en Donner ski ranch en el 2010. Excelente centro de ski, familiar. Posee buenos fueras de pista, y al no tener muchos freeriders el centro es para uno solo.

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