It’s easy to understand why you’d be obsessed with Nevada. The more than 24,000 acres of skiable terrain, 33 feet of annual snowfall and 18 incredible ski resorts at legendary Lake Tahoe would thrill anyone. Not to mention the ski runs that rise from 7,350 feet to more than 10,000 feet. Imagine the views you’ll get from the top of the snow-capped mountains that surround the largest alpine lake in North America. And this is one place where you can count on blue skies as clear as the lake itself. With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, chances are good the sun will be glistening off the pure white powder that blankets the Sierra Nevada. Better pack the sunscreen.
And then there are the Ruby Mountains in Elko. Helicopter into miles of untracked powder and you’ll feel as if you were the first to descend these mountains. But if you’re looking for something a little more subdued but equally addictive, Nevada has that too. Strap on the snowshoes for a backcountry hike in peaceful Great Basin National Park. Click your boots in for a run down Mt. Charleston, southern Nevada’s only ski resort. And when you’re done playing in the white stuff for the day, trade in your gear for some real fun.
In South Lake Tahoe alone, you’ll find some of the hottest nightlife at Nevada’s resort casinos. Dance the night away at Vex at Harrah's or Opal at MontBleu, or rock out with the Red Rocker Sammy Hagar at Cabo Wabo Cantina in Harveys Lake Tahoe. Reno also has plenty of clubs and après ski excitement. And of course, then there’s the famous Las Vegas Strip.
With big powder, a multitude of resorts and 24-hour excitement to be had, Nevada is your place for the ultimate in winter recreation. Plan your Nevada ski trip today. With big powder, a multitude of resorts and 24-hour excitement to be had, Nevada is your place for the ultimate in winter recreation. Plan your Nevada ski trip today. Click here to order your FREE Nevada Visitor’s Package including the Lake Tahoe Skier’s and Boarder’s Winter Vacation Guide.