Tahoe Alpine Skiing

By Peter Oliver
  |  Gorp.com

Boreal recently changed its official name to Boreal Mountain Playground. When you've got a vertical rise of just 500 feet, you do everything you can to establish an identity, and a catchy name is a good place to start. The playground concept is a way of highlighting Boreal's terrain parks, of particular appeal to snowboarders and new-school trick skiers. But Boreal's real selling point is as a place for first-timers to learn to ski or snowboard. The area claims to have taught more than 300,000 “never evers.” If you want to learn the sport before heading to the bigger resorts in the Tahoe area, Boreal is a good place to start.

Mountain Contact: Boreal Mountain Playground


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