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Alpine Meadows - Ski Area Guide

Alpine Meadows, United States

Ski Resort (2,080m6,824ft to 2,630m8,629ft). Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

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.

 Alpine Meadows Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Alpine Meadows is 12cm5in, expected on 30 April.

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Who is Alpine Meadows good for?

Ratings for Alpine Meadows
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Intermediate Skiers

Alpine Meadows Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Alpine Meadows
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
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Ski Lifts
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Alpine Meadows Ski Area Height

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

The American Ski Resort of Alpine Meadows has direct access to 100 individual pistes, served by 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.

There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Alpine Meadows are perfectly feasible. Reno Tahoe Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

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.

Alpine Meadows in brief

Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.

Alpine Meadows Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Alpine Meadows.


Usual opening - Late Nov.

Usual closing - Late April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Alpine Meadows.

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Alpine Meadows Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Alpine Meadows is able to augment natural snow, with 94 Snow Cannons.

Alpine Meadows Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 12 Ski Lifts of Alpine Meadows are able to uplift 16,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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