Join in pre-ski/board season happy hour and ski and snowboard film screenings; upcoming happy hour in San Francisco:

The first snow of the season for Lake Tahoe area resorts was on September 10, 2019 followed by a warm weekend. Snow appeared again, all around the lake on Sept. 16. "According to the Tahoe Fund, this is the earliest there’s been snow in the past five years."

This coming weekend will bring higher elevation snow and lower elevation rain.

View early snow photos from Tahoe resorts below.

Tahoe resorts are starting to announce opening dates with Squaw Valley aiming for November 15 opening and Heavenly announcing November 22 as their opening date.

View the full list of Tahoe resorts opening dates for 2019-20 ski season at

Planning a trip to Tahoe resorts?

Connect for ride-sharing / carpooling from San Francisco Bay Area to Lake Tahoe ski resorts at

Aside from bus transportation options available in San Francisco Bay Area to and from Lake Tahoe, ride-sharing / carpooling is also great option since Bay Area folks drive to Tahoe resorts seven days a week from college students/retirees to working professionals who are mostly weekend warriors. Visit for Snow sports destination trips to lLake Tahoe in Northern California; with over 8k members, your chance to catch a ride-share is high. Founded in 1999 by a few buddies, we help bring SF Bay Area residents and visitors to Lake Tahoe together to enjoy snow-sports for the last 21 years.

Share carpooling expenses and meet ski and snowboarding buddies to ski and ride with and get the inside scoop on tips from local skiers and boarders especially if you are into the backcountry solitude and natural mountain scenic beauty.

Looking to join a Tahoe area ski lease to max out your ski season pass, expand your circle of ski buddies, get a place to store your ski gear and people to rideshare to your fave resorts? Browse 2019-20 ski leases at

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Lake Tahoe Area Resorts:

North Tahoe - Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows, Northstar at Tahoe, Sugar Bowl, Mt Rose, Diamond Peak, Tahoe Donner Ski Ranch, Boreal Mountain Resort, Homewood Mountain Resort

South Tahoe - Heavenly Mountain Resort, Sierra at Tahoe, Kirkwood