Wine Tasting

Michael David Winery will be pouring a variety of wines at the Lodge Restaurant & Pub from 6 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 14. Michael and David Phillips represent fifth generation growers from Lodi, California, with over 650 acres of premium wine grapes. Enjoy a diverse selection of wine samples at this free event! The Lodge will offer several of the Michael David wines at a discounted rate for purchase by the bottle and by the glass that evening – including their popular 7 Deadly Zins. We hope you’ll stop by to sample some great California vino!

January 3, 2012

Prime Rib Night

The popular Prime Rib Night returns to the Lodge Restaurant & Pub. Enjoy delicious prime rib only on Saturdays through January, while supplies last. We’re bringing back a family favorite and hope you’ll join us!

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January 3, 2012

Euer Valley News

Tahoe Donner has signed a purchase agreement with John and Robert Euer to buy approximately 482 acres of Euer Valley. As a result, management began a planning process to reach out to membership and identify a plan for collecting input over the next six months on the future uses of Euer Valley.

View a map of Euer Valley (pdf) or check out all that the Euer Valley has to offer.

Tahoe Donner Association management and its Board of Directors will host a series of membership meetings and distribute information to give the membership an opportunity express opinions in the upcoming membership survey.

Meeting dates and locations:

Sunday, November 20, 2011 – Meeting summary (pdf)

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 – Meeting summary (pdf)

Saturday, December 10, 2011 – Meeting summary (pdf)

Sunday, December 18, 20011 – Meeting summary (pdf)

The land purchase is being financed entirely with funds from the Recreational Amenity Expansion Fund which were generated when 32 acres of undeveloped land belonging to the association (now known as Donner Crest) were sold in 2004. While exact acreage and purchase price will be determined by survey, the property is expected to cost approximately $3 million. There will be no special assessment necessary for this purchase that will greatly benefit the membership and add value to owning in Tahoe Donner.

“We have been in discussion with [John Euer] for many years concerning this spectacular piece of land that we previously have been leasing… We are thrilled to have this major piece of property adjacent to Tahoe Donner available permanently to many generations of our homeowners for recreational enjoyment throughout the entire year.  The board greatly appreciates the efforts of our general manager, Robb Etnyre, in seeing this purchase to completion.”

– Tahoe Donner Board of Directors President Suzy Knisley.

Members are asked to not access this private piece of property until escrow closes and the new rules are published. If you would like to share your thoughts regarding the appropriate use of this property, please attend one of the meetings mentioned above or send your comments to

January 1, 2012

Check out Our New Look

Thank you for visiting the new It has all the information you have come to expect from Tahoe Donner, and will bring you the most up-to-date information on news and events. We’re certain that the changes we have made will improve the your experience.

Getting around

The new navigation for is greatly simplified. The VISIT area includes a number of pages that are designed to help you plan your trip to Tahoe Donner. PLAY leads to all of Tahoe Donner’s amenities, neatly categorized for members only and the public. DINE leads to The Lodge Restaurant & Pub and Pizza on the Hill. MEMBERS  has a special focus on association business affairs.

Live Chat leads a Tahoe Donner staff person who can answer your questions in real time (during office hours), right on your screen. It’s the quickest way to get your questions answered. ShopTD is our online store.

Need to know how to get to a certain amenity? All addresses on the website link to Google Maps, for easy trip planning.

With the new site you can also easily subscribe to weekly email updates of all the great events at Tahoe Donner and more. You will now be able to easily find the information you are looking for to spend less time searching, and more time playing!

What’s happening?

Events are a huge part of the Tahoe Donner experience – and we have more of them going on than ever before. We’ve put a view of our calendar right on the homepage for you to easily view what’s going on. We’ve also put news and events highlights right off the homepage for quick access.

Check out the calendar and think about your next endeavor.

Interactive trail map

With the new site, we’ve added a great interactive map for our downhill and cross country ski facilities. You can easily break down maps by trail type and difficulty, to give you more information and make planning your lines easy.

So what’s the verdict?

Once you’ve cruised around the web site for a while, let us know what you think. Check out our feedback questionnaire. Your experiences will help us continue crafting a site that meets your needs. Thanks in advance for your feedback!

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December 29, 2011

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Tahoe-Truckee Free Ski Shuttle

UPDATE: The free ski shuttle for Presidents Weekend has been cancelled. Organizers are hoping to run the shuttle during the 2012-13 ski season, so stay tuned!

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Those who have experienced peak season traffic jams while trying to navigate certain stretches of Truckee and North Tahoe roadways en route to or from a day on the slopes have a new transportation option to consider.  Regional leaders intent upon improving the local weekend traffic situation are launching a pilot free ski shuttle program, dubbed the Truckee-Tahoe Free Ski Shuttle, which will provide service on Presidents Day weekend, February 18-20.

The Truckee-Tahoe Free Ski Shuttle will take skiers from Truckee to Northstar California Resort or Squaw Valley, and back again at the end of the day. Two park and ride lots will be set up. Shuttles will run from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on those days with pick-ups every 30 minutes.

The free shuttle offers savings on gas and provides an environmentally-friendly mode of travel.  By riding the shuttle, users will be helping to put fewer cars on the road, enabling a faster ride to the mountain for everyone.  Added bonuses of the free shuttle service include: being delivered right at the village eliminating any long walks; letting a professional driver worry about road conditions and traffic so you are free to visit, surf the web or text; meet some new skier and rider friends;  and a “goodie bag” stuffed with savings redeemable at local businesses.

The park and ride lot dedicated to Squaw Valley will be located between the Truckee High School (11725 Donner Pass Road) and the Sierra Mountain Community Education Center, also known as the former Sierra Mountain Middle School.  The entrance to this lot can be accessed via a driveway that runs past the fire house, which sits adjacent to Wild Cherries Coffee House. The other park and ride lot, for skiers headed to Northstar California Resort, is located at the Truckee Town Hall, 10356 Truckee Airport Road, which is just off Route 267 on the way to Northstar.

Happy travels!

For more information and hours of operations, visit

The Truckee Free Ski Shuttle is a collaborative program provided by Tahoe Donner, Northstar, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association, Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce, Town of Truckee, Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Association and the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District.

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December 23, 2011

Golf Season Passes and Multi-Play Packs Now On Sale

Early buy discounts available through April 30!

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Tahoe Donner Golf Course Welcomes New Pro

New Head Golf Pro Rob Weizer joins the Tahoe Donner Team

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Driving Range Now Open

Dust off the golf clubs, golf season is here! As of April 19, the driving range will be...

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Golf Course Opening Slated for May 16

Get ready for a fantastic season, one of the longest in Tahoe Donner history!

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