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Best Places in Truckee to go Backcountry Skiing – and Where to Rent Gear or Get Advice

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Best Places in Truckee to go Backcountry Skiing – and Where to Rent Gear or Get Advice

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The Tahoe-Truckee area has long been known for its access to incredible backcountry adventures that offer stunning views and world-class terrain. In Truckee, you don’t have to travel far from downtown to find yourself skiing or riding lines that vary from mellow, wide-open snowfields to expert level chutes.

When deciding where to go and when, there are a variety of resources available—from understanding the snow conditions and concerns as reported daily by the Sierra Avalanche Center,

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Backcountry Ski Spots for Beginners

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Backcountry Ski Spots for Beginners

Backcountry Skiing Truckee

Just look around and you can see why Truckee has become a mecca for backcountry skiing and snowboarding.  From the gorgeous snow-capped peaks, the record-breaking snowfall, and the ready access to incredible terrain; Truckee has it all. Not only does Truckee have the steep and deep for the pros, it also features backcountry terrain that’s great for beginners or skiers and snowboarders wanting to learn and experience the backcountry.

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Tahoe Donner – Base Camp for a Big Family Life

Base Camp for a Big Family Life

Tahoe Donner has over 6,500 homes and 25,000 members celebrating the Tahoe lifestyle on 7,300 acres in Truckee, California.  As a result, this makes Tahoe Donner one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations in Truckee, California. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and the Tahoe lifestyle.

Furthermore, Tahoe Donner is most noteworthy due to featuring a wide variety of recreational facilities. Some facilities are either members only and others are open to the general public.

 

Big Winter Truckee Bucket List!

Big Winter Truckee Bucket List!

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There are many enjoyable experiences to be had when visiting Truckee.  From a night out at an award-winning restaurant, shopping at one of the many boutique art galleries, home decor, or clothing stores, to exploring the historic Donner Party tragic expedition site at the Donner Memorial State Park museum.  But, for those who want to play in the great outdoors, who opt to be outside,

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