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20-minute drive from Carson Valley, the renowned Jewel of the
Sierra has spectacular scenery, great winter sports and après activities of all kinds. Winter in the valley means you’re on the mountain riding while everyone else is still digging out their car.
Snowmobile Rentals Lake Tahoe Adventures
RACHID DAHNOUN / TAHOE SOUTH
A9552PNsusand Zephyr Cove Resort Snowmobiling Tours Very Enjoyable - My husband and I have done this tour twice. It’s very well organized and a lot of fun. The tour provides helmets and you can rent snow pants, jackets, boots, and gloves. The tour guide explains how to drive the snowmobile which is very easy. The tour takes you to a beautiful spot overlooking Lake Tahoe for some great photos. The first time we did it we also stopped at another spot overlooking Carson Valley. There’s also another stop for hot cocoa… Vi s i t Ca r s o n Va l l e y . o r g
Heavenly Adventure Peak Snow Park @ Heavenly Mountain ResortGondola Village
3071 US Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe 800-490-3995 • LakeTahoeAdventures.com
4080 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe 775-586-7000 • SkiHeavenly.com
Snowmobile tours feature scenic, ultimate off-trail, and specialty excursions.
Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center 760 US Highway 50, Zephyr Cove 800-238-2463 • ZephyrCove.com
Largest snowmobile tour center in the United States, provides tours to the “Top of Tahoe.”
COREY RICH PRODUCTIONS
A 15-minute drive west of Gardnerville at SR-88 & SR-89 is Hope Valley, offering a short hike to a wonderful sledding and tubing hill. The road is also a great snowshoe and cross-country ski area. For directions or trail information go to VisitCarsonValley.org or the Carson Valley Visitor Center.