Beautiful views from Snowflake Lodge get even better with the Saturday fine wine and craft beer tastings with Last Tracks
The Popular Events
Annual Ullr FestJanuary 22-24:
The 7th annual Ullr Fest, to raise funds for the Diamond Peak Ski Team, will be held January 22-24, 2016. Ullr is the snow god and he controls how much snow is going to fall for the season. The action-packed weekend kicks off Friday with a Torchlight Parade, bonfire, and live music, and continues through Sunday with other events including races, competitions, food, entertainment and more. Come dressed in your Ullr attire as prizes will be given for best costumes!
Tahoe Mountain Sports NachtspektakelJanuary 30
The Nachtspektakel is a guided skin up the mountain, followed by a 3-course dinner and drinks at Snowflake Lodge and ending with a private nighttime ski down. Bring a headlamp, dress warmly, and pack a pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for the dinner. Backcountry rentals can be reserved through Tahoe Mountain Sports.
Last Tracks Wine/Beer TastingsSaturdays February 6- April 10
Every Saturday, February through April, enjoy beautiful views of Lake Tahoe from Snowflake Lodge while tasting fine wines or craft brews paired with tasty appetizers. At the end of the event, ski or snowboard down a freshly groomed run at sunset. Last Tracks tickets are $34 and include a lift ticket valid from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Participants must be 21 years old to attend and ski or
snowboard at an intermediate level. Buy tickets at Guest Services or online through diamondpeak.com.
Diamond Peak Uphill/Downhill DashMarch 5
Earn your turns at the Diamond Peak Uphill/Downhill Dash! Race to the top of the mountain using whatever human powered method you prefer. Skin, snowshoe or run to the top; ski, snowboard or snowshoe down; then head back up to the mid-mountain Snowflake Lodge for the finish and awards. For those less competitive, a recreational course will be available from the base area up to Snowflake Lodge. Prizes will be awarded for both categories.
19th Annual Celebrity Winterfest® Ski Competition at Diamond PeakMarch 12
This high-profile, event-filled weekend benefits Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada. The weekend kicks off with opening ceremonies and lighting of the torch on the Base Lodge Deck before corporate teams, along with their celebrity and Special Olympics athletes, race head-to-head in a fun ski challenge.
Easter Egg HuntMarch 27
The big egg hunt starts right when the lifts open at 9am, so you'll want to get here early! Eggs are hidden all over the mountain, including golden eggs with special prizes in them. Participants must have a valid lift ticket for the day of event or a season pass. At 2pm there will be Easter service at the top of Lakeview Chair led by Tahoe Resort Ministries.
Annual Dummy DownhillApril 2
Join us for the 16th Annual Dummy Downhill where participants build a dummy on skis or snowboards that get launched off of a big jump and watch as unique characters fly down the hill or crash hard. This is the flugtag for dummies! Dummies will be judged on creativity on the Base Lodge deck, followed by the jumping and an awards ceremony. Prizes and certificates will be awarded for creativity, best crash, furthest distance, and more.
Diamond Peak was so affordable. What a perfect way to take the family on a ski vacation, and not break the "f" bank! EJ Norel
Diamond Peak is located in Incline Village Nevada in North Lake Tahoe. The family friendly resort has gorgeous views of the lake, an elevation of 8540 feet and runs for all levels, beginner - advanced. Located just 25 minutes from Northstar or Squaw Valley the 3 resort together make up the best of North Tahoe.