Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area Nominated for Best Cross Country Resort by USA Today
Truckee, Calif. (Jan. 27, 2016) –Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area is in the running for best cross country ski resort in North America. Nominated by USA Today, who solicited feedback from United States Nordic Olympians who are all current or former members of the United States Nordic Ski Team, Tahoe Donner is proud to be among 20 resorts under consideration for this prestigious title. Vote for Tahoe Donner at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-cross-country-ski-resort/tahoe-donner-truckee-calif/.
“We are honored to be recognized by USA Today and Olympians for our resort,” said Sally Jones, Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area manager. “Over the last few years we have made it our mission to enhance our visitors’ experiences and being named among the best is confirmation we have succeeded.”
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Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area offers over 100 kilometers of terrain, specially prepared for the best experience for traditional cross country striding, skate skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking. New this year is a state-of-the-art facility, known as the Alder Creek Adventure Center, offering streamlined rental services, larger wax rooms and locker rooms, expanded indoor and outdoor seating, a large Nordic retail store, a pub with televisions and a fireplace. Additional improvements include new rental equipment, including a new fleet of Fischer SCS skate skis, classic skis and Salomon pilot combo boots; and new grooming equipment that includes a Ginsu grooming implement, allowing for higher quality, low snow grooming. Within the building is a new restaurant, known as the Alder Creek Café. Items from the restaurant include fresh grab and go meals, house-made soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods with beer and wine selections available as well, not to mention après tasting plates and a happy hour.
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area is open daily to the public and offers private and group lessons, rentals and signature events throughout the season. Even dog companions are allowed on select trails. To help Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area win this award, please vote at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-cross-country-ski-resort/tahoe-donner-truckee-calif.
“We hope folks love our new facility as much as we do and appreciate our vast trail system that is meticulously groomed daily, and that we can count on lots of local votes,” added Jones.
Competing against Trapp Family Lodge in Vermont, American Birkebeiner Trail in Wisconsin, SilverStar Mountain Resort in British Columbia and more, every vote counts in this competitive contest. Voting is open until Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at 11:59 a.m. EST and votes may be cast every 12 hours.
About Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.
Tahoe Donner offers three venues to explore each winter, all open to the public. At Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, skiers and snowshoers may explore over 100 kilometers of groomed terrain and five huts throughout the expansive trail system. The Alder Creek Adventure Center, a brand new state-of-the-art facility with expanded services, opened in November 2015 and many events will take place throughout the season, such as the new Winter Festival and Taste of Truckee gourmet tour. At Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area, skiers will reap the benefits of snowmaking, new this season, while taking advantage of a variety of learn-to-ski programs and family events. Highlights include the Glowstick Parade and Carnival and the 200-Foot Banana Split Extravaganza. Tahoe Donner Snowplay is the perfect venue for families with children as well as the young at heart, offering the most affordable sledding and tubing options in the area, plus snowball launching contests and more wacky events throughout the season. New to Snowplay this year is a food truck serving up delicious and affordable cuisine options.
Located 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California, Tahoe Donner operates a wide variety of recreational facilities – some which are for members only and others which are also open to the general public. These amenities can be explored in detail at Tahoedonner.com.
For more information on Tahoe Donner, as well as its recreational facilities and events, please visit tahoedonner.com or call 530-587-9400. ‘Like’ Tahoe Donner on Facebook at facebook.com/tahoedonner and follow Tahoe Donner on Twitter @tahoedonner and Instagram @TahoeDonnerAssociation.
Come see what’s new at Tahoe Donner this winter! Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area is now open for the winter season with a brand new snowmaking system! Stop by Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area and check out the spectacular Alder Creek Adventure Center while enjoying our vast trail system. After a day of sledding at Snowplay, try hot grilled items from the new Snowplay Café, guaranteed to warm you up! Golf enthusists will also enjoy the new Winter Golf Academy, offering an indoor, high-tech virtual golf experience so you can work on your golf game all winter long.