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Alpine Meadows Ski Resort

Alpine Meadows Resort Guide

Alpine Meadows, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Alpine Meadows Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift2,630m8,629ft
Resort Height2,630m8,629ft
 Nearest AirportsReno Tahoe and Sacramento
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Alpine Meadows at a glance

Alpine Meadows ski resort spans two mountains and boasts an average of 1080cm / 425 inches of snow per year. Excellent record for snowboarding and the first area to invest in a six seater chair chair on the US West Coast.

 When will it snow in Alpine Meadows?

The next notable snow forecast for Alpine Meadows is 1cm-, expected on 4 November.

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Alpine Meadows Facts, Stats and Ratings

Alpine Meadows Rated

Ratings for Alpine Meadows
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

How High is Alpine Meadows?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Alpine Meadows
Highest Lift2,630m8,629ft
Resort Altitude (Alpine Meadows)2,630m8,629ft
Lowest Piste2,080m6,824ft
Max Vertical550m1,804ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Alpine Meadows Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Alpine Meadows
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
35
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
40
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
25
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
12
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Alpine Meadows Summary

The American Ski Resort of Alpine Meadows has direct access to 100 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,630m8,629ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,630m8,629ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Alpine Meadows Overview

Alpine Meadows ski resort spans two mountains and boasts an average of 1080cm / 425 inches of snow per year. Excellent record for snowboarding and the first area to invest in a six seater chair chair on the US West Coast.

On the Mountain

The most difficult run is the 'Idiot's Delight'.

Skiing in Alpine Meadows

Alpine Meadows offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Alpine Meadows

Check out the Gravity Cavity half pipe and Roo's Ride Terrain Park. The half pipe is located where Red Trail and Green Trail meet at the base of Sympathy Face off Roundhouse Chair. The terrain park is accessible from the Kangaroo Chair. Both are built to accommodate skiers and snowboarders with a talent for going big and a flair for style.

When is Alpine Meadows open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Alpine Meadows.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Alpine Meadows.

Snow Making

Alpine Meadows is able to make snow, with 94 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts of Alpine Meadows are able to uplift 16,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Alpine Meadows?

Alpine Meadows is in Placer, California, United States.

How can I get to Alpine Meadows?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Alpine Meadows are Reno Tahoe, Sacramento and Chico Muni, all within three hours drive. Reno Tahoe is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

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