CROSS COUNTRY SKI CENTER

VOTED #6 CROSS COUNTRY SKI CENTER
IN NORTH AMERICA BY USA TODAY

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Cross Country Ski Center

THE CROSS COUNTRY SKI CENTER IS OPEN! 

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for trail passes, rentals and lessons PRIOR TO ARRIVAL

PURCHASE HERE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. 

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Best Of North Lake Tahoe and Truckee 2021 Winner Logo

Voted the Best Cross Country Center in North Lake Tahoe & Truckee by the Sierra Sun for 6 years running and in the top 10 Best Cross Country Ski Resorts in North America by USA Today, Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center (TDXC) spans more than 2,800 acres in the beautiful Sierra Nevada. Over 100 km of XC ski and snowshoe trails meander through meadows, over creeks and up to stunning alpine views. State-of-the-art grooming machines prepare the trails daily for classic and skate skiing and snowshoeing, including 7 km of dog-friendly trails (dog season pass required). For ski and snowshoe gear, visit our rental shop, voted 2nd Best Rental Shop in North Lake Tahoe & Truckee in 2020. To contact us, click here.

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It’s snowing today, so here’s a cross country ski picture from a couple winters ago tahoedonnerassociation. So sad I only got to go once this year. Here’s to better fortunes and timing next season. #TahoeDonner #TahoeDonnerXC #crosscountry #crosscountryski #crosscountryskiing #xc #xcski #xcskiing #ski #skiing #snow #Tahoe #nature #Sierras #SierraNevada #TahoeLife #skidefond  #California #GetOutside #PhotoOfTheDay #OutsideIsFree #Outdoors #nordic #nordicskiing #nordicbeard #nordicskiingadventure #winterwonderland

It’s snowing today, so here’s a cross country ski picture from a couple winters ago tahoedonnerassociation. So sad I only got to go once this year. Here’s to better fortunes and timing next season. #TahoeDonner #TahoeDonnerXC #crosscountry #crosscountryski #crosscountryskiing #xc #xcski #xcskiing #ski #skiing #snow #Tahoe #nature #Sierras #SierraNevada #TahoeLife #skidefond #California #GetOutside #PhotoOfTheDay #OutsideIsFree #Outdoors #nordic #nordicskiing #nordicbeard #nordicskiingadventure #winterwonderland ...

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I know a lot of people haven’t been asking about my skincare routine, but I’m going to share it anyways...
Wear sunscreen 🤣
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staylocal.tahoe tahoedonnerassociation ortovox rei thisadventurelife renotahoe tahoenorth #tahoe #xcskiing #xcski #staylocaltahoe #laketahoe #tahoedonner #tahoenorth #northlaketahoe #donner #xcskiinglife #springskiing coola #wearsunscreen #socialdistancing #mtnchicks #mountainstories #optoutside #livefearlessly #selfiesunday #crosscountryskiing #outdoorfitness #outdooradventures #outdoorfitnessmovement #freshairandfreedom #mountaintherapy #tahoelife #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc #exploretahoedonner #truckee #californiagirl

I know a lot of people haven’t been asking about my skincare routine, but I’m going to share it anyways...
Wear sunscreen 🤣
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staylocal.tahoe tahoedonnerassociation ortovox rei thisadventurelife renotahoe tahoenorth #tahoe #xcskiing #xcski #staylocaltahoe #laketahoe #tahoedonner #tahoenorth #northlaketahoe #donner #xcskiinglife #springskiing coola #wearsunscreen #socialdistancing #mtnchicks #mountainstories #optoutside #livefearlessly #selfiesunday #crosscountryskiing #outdoorfitness #outdooradventures #outdoorfitnessmovement #freshairandfreedom #mountaintherapy #tahoelife #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc #exploretahoedonner #truckee #californiagirl
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Another quick backcountry trip with the family. Sebastian is really taking to the “earn your turns” lifestyle. #backcountrysnowboarding #tahoedonner #tahoedonnerxc #jonessnowboards

Another quick backcountry trip with the family. Sebastian is really taking to the “earn your turns” lifestyle. #backcountrysnowboarding #tahoedonner #tahoedonnerxc #jonessnowboards ...

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Bindi the Dog:
In my mind, I am the SIZE of my shadow!
Here me ROAR!
***actually, if you’re out cross country skiing near me, my mom says you’ll hear me coming…🤦🏻‍♀️

#barkingterrier #patterdaleterrier #patterdalesofinstagram #bindithedog #skiingwithmydog #nordicskiing tahoedonnerassociation #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc highmtliving

Bindi the Dog:
In my mind, I am the SIZE of my shadow!
Here me ROAR!
***actually, if you’re out cross country skiing near me, my mom says you’ll hear me coming…🤦🏻‍♀️

#barkingterrier #patterdaleterrier #patterdalesofinstagram #bindithedog #skiingwithmydog #nordicskiing tahoedonnerassociation #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc highmtliving
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On our way to the Adventure Center for Edibol tonight we saw this  #what!! #tahoedonner #visittruckee #visitcalifornia #tahoesnaps #laketahoe #mld_views #tahoedonnerxc  #tahoedonnerassociation #iphone12promax #aldercreekadventurecenter

On our way to the Adventure Center for Edibol tonight we saw this #what!! #tahoedonner #visittruckee #visitcalifornia #tahoesnaps #laketahoe #mld_views #tahoedonnerxc #tahoedonnerassociation #iphone12promax #aldercreekadventurecenter ...

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Jumping out of July 💥

It was a MONTH of running & training for me. I motored through more training volume than I've probably ever strung together, and made it out to a lot of unfamiliar local spots. Now, it's time to race & hopefully adventure. Feeling fit & hungry. Let's rage. 🤘🏼

Jumping out of July 💥

It was a MONTH of running & training for me. I motored through more training volume than I've probably ever strung together, and made it out to a lot of unfamiliar local spots. Now, it's time to race & hopefully adventure. Feeling fit & hungry. Let's rage. 🤘🏼
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When you’ve been skiing past this chair for years, and you finally stop with one of your besties today for a pic!

#capturethemoment #highmountainliving #lovingthesnow #lovewherewelive #epicsnow #nordicskiing #tahoedonnerxc #tahoedonneradventurecenter #tahoedonnernordic tahoedonnerassociation #truckee #lifestyleblogger #lifestylerealtor 
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When you’ve been skiing past this chair for years, and you finally stop with one of your besties today for a pic!

#capturethemoment #highmountainliving #lovingthesnow #lovewherewelive #epicsnow #nordicskiing #tahoedonnerxc #tahoedonneradventurecenter #tahoedonnernordic tahoedonnerassociation #truckee #lifestyleblogger #lifestylerealtor
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The Tahoe Donner area offers a wide range of great amenities. Message me for the hottest homes for sale in the area. #tahoedonnerxc #truckeehomesforsale #truckeerealestate #tahoedonnerskiresort

The Tahoe Donner area offers a wide range of great amenities. Message me for the hottest homes for sale in the area. #tahoedonnerxc #truckeehomesforsale #truckeerealestate #tahoedonnerskiresort ...

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Bindi the Dog:
In my mind, I am the SIZE of my shadow!
Here me ROAR!
***actually, if you’re out cross country skiing near me, my mom says you’ll hear me coming…🤦🏻‍♀️

#barkingterrier #patterdaleterrier #patterdalesofinstagram #bindithedog #skiingwithmydog #nordicskiing tahoedonnerassociation #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc bindiandpippaoftruckee

Bindi the Dog:
In my mind, I am the SIZE of my shadow!
Here me ROAR!
***actually, if you’re out cross country skiing near me, my mom says you’ll hear me coming…🤦🏻‍♀️

#barkingterrier #patterdaleterrier #patterdalesofinstagram #bindithedog #skiingwithmydog #nordicskiing tahoedonnerassociation #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc bindiandpippaoftruckee
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Did you know that of our 35 member resorts, there are 9 cross-country resorts part of Ski California? tahoedonnerassociation is celebrating 50 years this season, since opening the downhill ski hill in 1972 - the cross-country ski area opened in 2015. 
Who else is planning on some cross-country skiing this season?

Did you know that of our 35 member resorts, there are 9 cross-country resorts part of Ski California? tahoedonnerassociation is celebrating 50 years this season, since opening the downhill ski hill in 1972 - the cross-country ski area opened in 2015.
Who else is planning on some cross-country skiing this season?
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Is this how you shoulder szn?

This time of year, even more gear starts going into the pack, whether it's needed or not. Especially as long as I still try to find mountaintops on foot.

Is this how you shoulder szn?

This time of year, even more gear starts going into the pack, whether it's needed or not. Especially as long as I still try to find mountaintops on foot.
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Together with my Beanie Girl, this was Day 1 on the skate skis for the season.  The trails were a bit SKETCH...but it’s better than nothing!
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We probably should have hit the trails earlier than 4:15 PM, since daylight was dismal from the start🤦🏻‍♀️. At least we got out and made it back unscathed👍🏼😃! 
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Skiing downhill by braille on skinny ski’s with numerous ruts and dirt patches, well...enough said😆🤪!
Let’s keep snow dancing!
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#highmountainliving #livehereandexplore #nordicskiing #skateskiing #tahoedonnerxc #lifestylerealtor #skiingwithmydaughter #truckee tahoedonnerassociation

Together with my Beanie Girl, this was Day 1 on the skate skis for the season. The trails were a bit SKETCH...but it’s better than nothing!
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We probably should have hit the trails earlier than 4:15 PM, since daylight was dismal from the start🤦🏻‍♀️. At least we got out and made it back unscathed👍🏼😃!
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Skiing downhill by braille on skinny ski’s with numerous ruts and dirt patches, well...enough said😆🤪!
Let’s keep snow dancing!
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#highmountainliving #livehereandexplore #nordicskiing #skateskiing #tahoedonnerxc #lifestylerealtor #skiingwithmydaughter #truckee tahoedonnerassociation
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Wood shop turned ski shop today. I’ve been using that fire hazard of an iron since I was a kid racing Nordic and waxing skis in a freezing horse stall at Tahoe Donner XC Ski Center. I think my Mom bought it for Paul and I at a thrift store in Tahoe. It’s always done the job just fine. #nordork #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc

Wood shop turned ski shop today. I’ve been using that fire hazard of an iron since I was a kid racing Nordic and waxing skis in a freezing horse stall at Tahoe Donner XC Ski Center. I think my Mom bought it for Paul and I at a thrift store in Tahoe. It’s always done the job just fine. #nordork #tahoedonnercrosscountry #tahoedonnerxc ...

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Ok Mother Nature, you can bring it on now! #tahoedonner #tahoedonnerxc #skateskiing #stormsacomin

Ok Mother Nature, you can bring it on now! #tahoedonner #tahoedonnerxc #skateskiing #stormsacomin ...

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Carson is gettin’ after it!  #thatface #tahoedonnerxc #tahoedonnerdogtrails #happygoldens #newyearsski #dogski #carsonandruby

Carson is gettin’ after it! #thatface #tahoedonnerxc #tahoedonnerdogtrails #happygoldens #newyearsski #dogski #carsonandruby ...

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This morning, I got to spend some time doing one of my favorite sports with one of my oldest friends from high school, michaelmmoule ! I love sharing my playground!
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#highmountainliving #livehereandexplore #nordicskiing #skateskiing tahoedonnerassociation #tahoedonnerxc #oldfriends

This morning, I got to spend some time doing one of my favorite sports with one of my oldest friends from high school, michaelmmoule ! I love sharing my playground!
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#highmountainliving #livehereandexplore #nordicskiing #skateskiing tahoedonnerassociation #tahoedonnerxc #oldfriends
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When the slopes are closed because of too much snow and wind, you do the next best thing. #tahoedonner #truckeelife #feburied #sierrasnow #tahoedonnerxc tahoedonnerassociation liggitytiggity

When the slopes are closed because of too much snow and wind, you do the next best thing. #tahoedonner #truckeelife #feburied #sierrasnow #tahoedonnerxc tahoedonnerassociation liggitytiggity ...

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We are so excited to be able to make snow this winter at the Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center. In the meantime, please be aware that work is being done in the Alder Creek Adventure Center parking lot and on select base-area trails. Please stay clear of active constructive areas. Thanks!⁠
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#tdxc⁠
#tahoedonnerxc⁠
#tahoedonner⁠
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We are so excited to be able to make snow this winter at the Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center. In the meantime, please be aware that work is being done in the Alder Creek Adventure Center parking lot and on select base-area trails. Please stay clear of active constructive areas. Thanks!⁠


#tdxc⁠
#tahoedonnerxc⁠
#tahoedonner⁠
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Having grown up in Truckee most expect me to be a ripping alpine skier but I didn’t lock my heals down until I was nearing 40 years old. I grew up a couple miles from an amazing nordic ski area though! Our parents worked and didn’t have the time or money to get us into alpine skiing and we lived quite a way out of town which meant shuttling to resorts was a challenge so this is the kind of skiing my brother and I did. It felt so good to get back out on these skinny sticks today for the first time this season! Thanks to #tahoedonnerxc for teaching me to love being a nordork. fischerski

Having grown up in Truckee most expect me to be a ripping alpine skier but I didn’t lock my heals down until I was nearing 40 years old. I grew up a couple miles from an amazing nordic ski area though! Our parents worked and didn’t have the time or money to get us into alpine skiing and we lived quite a way out of town which meant shuttling to resorts was a challenge so this is the kind of skiing my brother and I did. It felt so good to get back out on these skinny sticks today for the first time this season! Thanks to #tahoedonnerxc for teaching me to love being a nordork. fischerski ...

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Happy Monday! Beautiful bluebird days are in the forecast all week. Come out and enjoy perfect winter conditions for all skier types and no crowds midweek at the Downhill Ski Resort and Cross Country Ski Center. Lessons for all levels are being offered with physical distancing and safety protocols in place. Photo: Allan Crawford. ⁠
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#tahoedonnerxc⁠
#tdxc⁠
#tahoedonnercrosscountry ⁠
#tahoedonner ⁠
#tahoedonnerdownhill⁠
#nordicskiing ⁠
#skilaketahoe⁠
#truckee ⁠
#skicalifornia

Happy Monday! Beautiful bluebird days are in the forecast all week. Come out and enjoy perfect winter conditions for all skier types and no crowds midweek at the Downhill Ski Resort and Cross Country Ski Center. Lessons for all levels are being offered with physical distancing and safety protocols in place. Photo: Allan Crawford. ⁠

#tahoedonnerxc⁠
#tdxc⁠
#tahoedonnercrosscountry ⁠
#tahoedonner ⁠
#tahoedonnerdownhill⁠
#nordicskiing ⁠
#skilaketahoe⁠
#truckee ⁠
#skicalifornia
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A beautiful distance run at TDXC today. The ASC Mini Ponies know how it's done! #ascminiponies #tahoedonnerxc #beautifulsunmerdays

A beautiful distance run at TDXC today. The ASC Mini Ponies know how it's done! #ascminiponies #tahoedonnerxc #beautifulsunmerdays ...

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Mountain bike ride through the Euer Valley at Tahoe Donner. #bike #mtb #pacificunion #ride #mountains #tahoedonnerxc

Mountain bike ride through the Euer Valley at Tahoe Donner. #bike #mtb #pacificunion #ride #mountains #tahoedonnerxc ...

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From a beautfiul #crosscountryski day tahoedonnerassociation!
#crosscountry #xc #xcski #xcskiing #snow #ski #skiing #Tahoe #nature #landscape #springskiing #Sierras #SierraNevada #NoFilter #TahoeLife #Truckee #TahoeDonner #TahoeDonnerXC #NoFilter

From a beautfiul #crosscountryski day tahoedonnerassociation!
#crosscountry #xc #xcski #xcskiing #snow #ski #skiing #Tahoe #nature #landscape #springskiing #Sierras #SierraNevada #NoFilter #TahoeLife #Truckee #TahoeDonner #TahoeDonnerXC #NoFilter
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