Soda Springs Ski Resort Profile

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Resort Overview
This small resort is focused on family activities like sledding, tubing, snowshoeing and of course skiing/snowboarding. With a number of programs focused on helping kids learn and play, the resort features spacious and child-specific learning areas. Programs for all levels of learning are also available and lift ticket rates are very reasonable. For a less crowded and family oriented experience, Soda Springs is a great choice.

Trail Details
Beginner Runs: 50%
Intermediate Runs: 25%
Advanced Runs: 25%
Expert Runs: 0%
Longest Run: 0.4 miles

Terrain Details
Highest Point: 7352 ft
Vertical Drop: 652 ft
Lowest Point: 6700 ft
Skiable Terrain: 200 acres
Backcountry/Off-Piste: No Backcountry
Tree Runs: Yes

Lift Info
Total Number of Lifts: 4
Gondolas & Trams: 0
High Speed Sixes: 0
High Speed Quads: 0
Quad Chairs: 0
Triple Chairs: 1
Double Chairs: 1
Surface Lifts: 2

Lift Hours of Operation
Monday: 9am – 4pm
Tuesday: closed (except certain dates)
Wednesday: closed (except certain dates)
Thursday: 9am – 4pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday: 9am – 4pm
Sunday: 9am – 4pm
Night Skiing: Not Available

Lift Tickets
Adult Single Day: $35+
Youth Single Day: $25+
Child Single Day: $25+
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Average Annual Snowfall: 400 inches
Snow Making Capability: 20 acres

Terrain Park
Halfpipe: Not Available
Terrain Park: Yes, for kids. This park includes small sized jumps, banks and boxes sized for kids. There is also a larger park for those progressing past the kids-sized park.

Kids Activities
A dedicated kids area for those 8 years and under offers tubing lanes and carousels, a volcano for climbing, moving carpets, sleigh rides and small scale slopes for learning.
Kids aged 6-12 and under 100 lbs can enjoy kids’ sized snowmobiles on the circular track. Snowmobiles are rented per lap.

Ski/Snowboard School
Soda Springs specializes in family specific activities. They have group and private lessons tailored to various ages and the facilities to support helping kids learn. This includes magic carpets, beginner specific bunny slopes and a beginner only ski lift. Specific packages are also available with cheaper, limited ski pass along with a lesson, equipment rental and tubing lift access. Soda Springs is highly recommended for families with small children who want to take ski or snowboard lessons.

Important Dates
Ski Season Dates: Typically November to April

On and Off-Mountain Services
Equipment rental and repair is available on the mountain along with food and beverage services and a sundeck.
For hospital, shopping and other services, you must travel to nearby Truckee and North Lake Tahoe.

Lodging Info
Accomodation can be found away from the mountain in nearby Truckee and North Lake Tahoe area towns.

Transportation Info
Driving Directions:
Soda Springs is located on Highway 80 off of the Soda Springs exit. After the exit, take that road 1/4 mile and turn right at the yellow blinking light.

The nearest large airport is Reno International and the nearest small airport is Truckee.

Bus service to Truckee is available from Reno and the bay area.

Other Activities
Heliskiing: Not Available
Snowmobiles: Yes, for kids.
Tubing: Yes, for kids there are two tubing tows that bring access to four “flumes.” Each run is different and caters to different size and ages of children.

Snowboarding Access
Snowboarding access is permitted on all lifts.

Summer Activities
The resort is closed during the summer.

Contact Info
Soda Springs
P.O. Box 39
Truckee, CA 96160

Other Information
Common misspellings: Sodasprings, Sodaspring