Nov 07 - Dec 01

Winter Job Opportunities

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Winter Job Opportunities

Join the team!  Voted Best Place to Work, Tahoe Donner employees enjoy free access to the Downhill Ski Resort and Cross Country Ski Center—in addition to free gym access and generous food and retail discounts.

Nov 23 - Nov 26

Fat Bike and Snowshoe Rentals

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.   

Alder Creek Adventure Center will be renting Fat Bikes and Snowshoes this Thanksgiving Holiday. Learn more!

Nov 23 - Nov 26

Gear Up for Cross Country Ski Season

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Alder Creek Adventure Center is open from 11AM to 2PM. Stop in for lunch and shop the latest XC gear from Kuhl, Swix, Salomon, Smartwool, Craft and Sporthill.

Nov 25

Free Wax Clinic

Cross Country Ski Center    |  5 to 6:30PM  

Learn how to care for and wax your skis for early season skiing. 5–6:30 p.m.

Nov 27 - Dec 01

Season Pass 'Bring a Friend' Week

Snowshoe icon  |   15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Season pass holders can bring guests to ski at discounted rates. Just $20 for day tickets and $15 rentals. Pass holder must be present. 8:30AM-5PM.

Dec 02

Full Moon Snowshoe Tour

Snowshoe icon  |   Alder Creek Adventure Center   |  5:30 p.m.   

Join the staff from the Alder Creek Adventure Center under the full moon for a snowshoe tour (or full moon hike if there is no snow).

Dec 03

"Learn to Teach Cross Country Ski" Clinic

Alder Creek Adventure Center, 15275 Alder Crk. Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Two free clinics are being offered in early December for anyone who is interested in being on our cross country ski school team this winter at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center.

  • Teaching beginners - Sunday, Dec. 3
  • Teaching ski skating – Sunday, Dec. 10

Spaces are limited so reservation is required. Email xc@tahoedonner.com for more information and to sign up.

Dec 04 - Dec 08

Season Pass 'Bring a Friend' Week

Snowshoe icon  |   15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Season pass holders can bring guests to ski at discounted rates. Just $20 for day tickets and $15 rentals. Pass holder must be present. 8:30AM-5PM.

Dec 08

Performance for Cross Country Skiing Presentation

Snowshoe icon  |   15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  5:30PM  

Join a special presentation by PSIA cross country ski demo team member Gregg Rhode PhD. Gregg Specializes in Kinesiology with a focus on sport performance for cross country skiing. 5:30-7PM. Free event.

Dec 09

Cross Country Ski Rep Night

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  5:30 p.m.   

Learn about the new binding systems and new technologies in equipment, waxes and apparel. This is a free event. 5:30 p.m. at the Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center.

Dec 09

Free Classic Grip Wax Clinic

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  3:30-5PM  

Swix/Toko expert Roger Chaney will lead us through this free classic grip wax clinic. Learn about the science & art of classic grip waxing (for skis without a grip pattern or skin technology). Plus, learn about hard wax and klister while testing your knowledge on snow. 3:30-5 p.m.

Dec 09

Opening Day at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center (conditions permitting.)

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, we’re scheduled to open for Nordic skiing. Bring the family or a friend. We can’t think of a better day to open for the winter season!

Dec 10

Learn to Teach Cross Country Skiing/Skating

Alder Creek Adventure Center, 15275 Alder Crk. Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

One more free clinic is being offered in early December for anyone who is interested in being on our cross country ski school team this winter at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center.

  • Teaching ski skating – Sunday, Dec. 10

Spaces are limited so reservation is required. Email xc@tahoedonner.com for more information and to sign up.

Dec 11 - Dec 15

Season Pass 'Bring a Friend' Week

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  8:30AM  

Season pass holders can bring guests to ski at discounted rates. Just $20 for day tickets and $15 rentals. Pass holder must be present. Open 8:30AM-5PM.

Dec 13

Women's Shopping Night at Cross Country Ski Center

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  5-8 p.m.   

Enjoy discounts on retail purchases while sipping Happy Hour specials offered at Trailside Bar. Free event. 5–8 p.m.

Dec 15

Wax Clinic

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  5PM   

Join this free wax clinic with Swix/Toko expert Roger Chaney | How to wax your skis for better performance. Free event. 5-6:30PM

Dec 16

Women's 'Hands-on' Wax Clinic

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  3-5PM  

This hands-on clinic at the Cross Country Ski Center teaches you how to take care of your skis for optimum performance. Taught by our level 3 PSIA Clinician Andrea Miller. 3–5 p.m. $20.

Dec 18 - Dec 22

Season Pass 'Bring a Friend' Week

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  8:30AM  

Season pass holders can bring guests to ski at discounted rates. Just $20 for day tickets and $15 rentals. Pass holder must be present. 8:30AM-5PM.

Dec 20

Men's Shopping Night

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  5-8 p.m.   

Enjoy discounts on retail purchases at the Cross Country Ski Center and Happy Hour specials offered at the Trailside Bar. Free event. 5–8 p.m.

Dec 25

Christmas Day at Cross Country Ski Center

Snowshoe icon  |   15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  12-5PM  

On this special day, bring the family or friends out for a day of adventure. The Cross Country Ski Center will be open from noon-5PM. (Trails will be open for season pass holders only in the morning.)

Dec 29

'Hands On' Wax Clinic

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  3:30-5:30PM  

Join this hands on clinic to learn how to take care of your cross country skis. $20 per person. Located at the Cross Country Ski Center. 3:30-5:30 p.m. $20.

Dec 30

XC Equipment Demo Day

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  11 a.m. - 3 p.m.   

Here’s your first opportunity this season to try what’s new in the way of skis, boots, and poles this year. Industry reps from Fischer, Swix and Salomon will be on site with their latest demo gear to try and will be happy to share their knowledge about what equipment is right for you

Dec 31

New Year’s Eve Guided Snowshoe Tour

Snowshoe icon  |   15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee   |  5:30-7:30PM  

Celebrate the new year with a guided snowshoe hike on the Tahoe Donner’s cross country ski trails. Stay for a drink after at the Trail side bar - a great place to watch the fireworks launched from our Downhill Ski Resort. This evening is a great way to bring in the new year with family and friends.

Jan 08 - Jan 12

Learn to Ski Month

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Grab a friend and come learn to ski at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center. To celebrate “National Learn to Ski Month,” Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center will be offering "Two-for-One"  lesson packages any midweek, non-holiday day from January 8-31.

Jan 13

Cross Country Ski | Wax Clinic

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161   |  3:30-5:30PM  

Hands on Clinic to learn how to get the best performance from your skis with Swix/Toko expert Roger Chaney. $20 per person. This event will be held at the Cross Country Ski Center.

Jan 16 - Jan 19

Learn to Ski Month

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Grab a friend and come learn to ski at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center. To celebrate “National Learn to Ski Month,” Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center will be offering "Two-for-One"  lesson packages any midweek, non-holiday day from January 8-31.

Jan 22 - Jan 27

International Ski for Light

Cross Country Ski Center   

Visually impaired skiers and their guides from around world will gather to ski for the week at Tahoe Donner.

Jan 22 - Jan 26

Learn to Ski Month

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Grab a friend and come learn to ski at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center. To celebrate “National Learn to Ski Month,” Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center will be offering "Two-for-One"  lesson packages any midweek, non-holiday day from January 8-31.

Jan 29 - Jan 31

Learn to Ski Month

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

Grab a friend and come learn to ski at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center. To celebrate “National Learn to Ski Month,” Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center will be offering "Two-for-One"  lesson packages any midweek, non-holiday day from January 8-31.

Feb 09 - Feb 25

Winter Olympics Viewing Party

Cross Country Ski Center   

Watch and cheer on the Winter Olympic events taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. Stay tuned for the race viewing schedule on the big screen. Enjoy tasty eats from Alder Creek Café and a hot toddy at Trailside Bar.

 

Feb 11

TD XC Challenge

Cross Country Ski Center    |  9 a.m.   

A tour or a race – you choose! Ski to as many of the checkpoints as you can. The more checkpoints you visit, the more chances to win great prizes. Lunch and raffle prize drawing for participants is included with entry. Sponsored by Paco’s Bike and Ski. Everyone is welcome. Event begins at 9 a.m.

 

Feb 14

Valentine's Day Sunset Snowshoe Tour

Cross Country Ski Center    |  5:30-7:30PM  

Bundle up with a companion for a special Valentine’s Day guided snowshoe tour! Meet at the Cross Country Ski Center at 5:15 p.m. (5 p.m. if you need to borrow equipment).

Feb 25

Captain Nordic's Dress Up Day

15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA 96161  

In loving memory of longtime local and junior ski coach Mark Nadel, skiers are encouraged to dress up for a fun day of skiing in costume.

Mar 11

The Sierra Skogsloppet Citizens Fundraiser Race

Cross Country Ski Center   

This event is organized by local school cross country ski teams at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area. All ages and levels welcome.

Mar 25

Tour D'Euer

Cross Country Ski Center    |  9 a.m.   

Celebrate spring with this 30 yr TDXC tradition of touring the Euer valley starting at 9 a.m. BBQ & music on the patio from 11 a.m.