Over the past several years, the project has worked its way through the Capital Projects process. This includes multiple independent studies to determine the facility needs and optimal functionality of the space. Some key milestones are shown below:


  • Near finalization of value engineering potential
  • Awaiting environmental review (CEQA) from the Town of Truckee


  • Project questionnaire sent out to membership via mail; submission deadline January 31
  • February 16 special board meeting to address questionnaire – watch meeting recording here
  • March 16 special board meeting – watch meeting recording here
  • April 4 special board meeting to discuss proposed ski lodge sizes – view information here
  • April 23 meeting to approve ski lodge size – read update here
  • June 13 final application submission to Town of Truckee Planning Department
  • Town of Truckee deemed application complete on August 12
  • Staff continue to work with the Town to clarify project aspects after review
  • November – design development phase complete
  • December – Reviewing for value engineering potential (looking at ways to reduce costs that don’t impact the member experience or operations)
  • Dec. 16: Staff provided an update at the regular board meeting – watch meeting recording here



  • DHS Lodge Task Force launched (spawned out of GPC DH Ski Subcommittee
  • Spring/summer Ward Young Architects engaged to perform programming analysis
  • Formally adopt Downhill Ski Lodge Task Force Charter (Task Force) by board; key task force achievements:
    • Develop starting point for comfortable carrying capacity for lodge at 1,000 skiers
    • Develop sizing criteria for board workshop
  • September 2020 open Board Workshop with Ward Young to discuss analysis and next steps
  • Board directs staff on a lodge sized around 22,00 to 26,000 square feet
    • The design team, based on crucial member outreach and previous studies, will develop a conceptual plan that meets the needs of our membership; this phase will include the potential cost
  • Hire PROS Consulting to complete thorough outreach program, data gathering and consolidation, business plan development and eventual lodge design support
  • Host member outreach effort to gather member data and feedback
  • Release member survey based on data gathered from focus groups
  • Send Architecture and Engineering request for qualifications (RFQ) to potential design teams


  • Gather current user statistics and complete lodge needs analysis by staff
  • March – Final Draft amenity master plan prepared by DH subcommittee.
  • Perform ski resort benchmarking analysis by the subcommittee
  • December: Board of directors approves replacement of the ski area lodge over a remodel




This portion of the Lodge Replacement webpage is dedicated to documents generated and referred to in 2021 by the Lodge Task Force, which was launched in January of 2020.


You may provide feedback via our online form. Member feedback is an important component in the process of rebuilding the ski lodge, and we hope all interested members participate.