Alpine Meadows

Orientation & Geography

North America, United States, Placer County

Alpine Meadows is a ski resort in the North Lake Tahoe California area, near Squaw Valley. The resort has 11 chairlifts and 2 surface lifts covering 2,400 acres (970 ha) of terrain. Alpine has a vertical drop of 1,800 ft (550 m) with a top elevation of 8,637 ft (2,633 m). Minimal accommodations are available at the resort itself, so most people opt for a hotel at Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Donner Pass, or Truckee. JMA ventures, owners of the Homewood Mountain Resort on the west shore Lake Tahoe, purchased Alpine Meadows from the previous owners, Powdr Corp. in July 2007.