LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KTXL) — Several Lake Tahoe ski resorts plan to open early due to the heavy snowfall that impacted the Lake Tahoe area over the week.
According to the National Weather Service, Palisades Tahoe received 24 inches of snow after the storm that began on Nov. 6 and ended on Nov. 9.
On Nov. 22, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort opened all of their trails for the season.
On Nov. 18, Palisades Tahoe announced that after receiving more than three feet of snow on the upper mountain over the week they will be opening early.
“For the second winter under its new name, Palisades Tahoe will debut a number of upgrades and improvements for skiers, riders and visitors of all abilities, including the highly-anticipated new Base to Base Gondola,” Palisades wrote in a news release.
Boreal Ski Resort, located at 19659 Boreal Ridge Road in Truckee, will be opening early on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
After receiving heavy snowfall from a storm during the week, Boreal announced its early opening. The resort will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, and it will be $25 for “Play Forever Friday.”
Mt. Rose Ski Resort located at 22222 NV-431 in Reno will also be opening early on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, after the heavy snowfall.
Kirkwood Ski Resport, Heavenly and Northstar at Tahoe Ski Resort have announced they will be opening on Saturday.
Other ski resorts in California such as Mammoth Mountain in Central-Eastern California will also be opening early this weekend.