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Snow Report:
Truckee, CA 96160
Skiable Acres:
380 acres
Vertical Drop:
500 feet


Boreal Mountain Resort is the closest and best valued resort to the Sacramento and Bay Areas. A secret powder paradise in the Tahoe area, Boreal offers something for everyone.

Just learning? Boreal Mountain Resort is perfect for beginner snowboarders and skiers. There is a reason more than 400,000 adults and kids have learned to ski and snowboard at Boreal. Boreal’s instructors are trained and qualified, and love what they do. The beginner hill at Boreal is gentle and easy to get to, just steps from the lodge and rental shop.

Boreal Mountain Resort is conveniently located just off Interstate 80 at Donner Summit, 8 nine miles from Truckee, CA, 80 miles from Sacramento, and 45 miles from Reno.


Daily: 9am - 9pm
Night: 3:30pm - 9pm
Early Season: 9am - 4:30pm

Late October to mid-April

Mountain Stats

Skiable Acres:
380 acres
Average Snowfall:
400 inches
Easiest: 30%, More Difficult: 55%, Most Difficult: 15%
Base Elevation:
7200 feet
Vertical Drop:
500 feet
Lifts and Runs
Number of Lifts:
10 Lifts
Total Runs:
41 Runs

1 Carpet, 4 Double Chairs, 3 Triple Chairs, 1 Quad Chair, 1 HiSpeed Quad

Basic Directions

From Reno:

Take Interstate 80 west to Boreal Ski Area, about 53 miles


Take Interstate 80 east to Boreal Ski Area, about 80 miles

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