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Snowshoeing for beginners in Lake Tahoe: Donner Summit Sno-Park (Half-day)

Join one of our experienced and certified guides for a half-day, beginner level snowshoeing course in beautiful Lake Tahoe, at the Donner Summit Sno-Park.

Mountain RangeSierra Nevada (California)
Duration1/2 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Enjoy a half-day of snowshoeing at the Donner Summit Sno-Park.

  • Marvel at the beautiful landscape around Lake Tahoe.

  • Designed for snowshoeing beginners. No experience necessary.


Absolutely stunning, the Sierra Nevada mountainous area around Lake Tahoe will take your breath away. Whether you are visiting the area in the summer, spring, fall or winter, you will be amazed at what you see. From the beautiful alpine lake itself, to the peaks and forests, the area is a paradise. And for a half-day, at the Donner Summit Sno-Park, we would like to guide you on a snowshoeing trek through this magnificent area.

This trip is tailored for snowshoeing beginners. So, even if you have never snowshoed before, you can have a great time. Furthermore, throughout the trip, we will focus on instructing you on several important skills and techniques. Some of those techniques include the following.

  • How to ascend, descend and break trail in the snow
  • You will learn how to use and care for snowshoeing equipment
  • The basic skills for winter travel and hiking
  • The geography around Lake Tahoe

No experience is necessary to enjoy this half-day trip. And don’t worry if you don’t have snowshoes and poles because we will supply them for you. And because this trip only lasts a half-day, it is not very physically taxing either. Even kids can enjoy this trip, as long as they are accompanied by a responsible adult.

Snowshoeing around Lake Tahoe, at the Donner Summit Sno-Park is a wonderful experience. To enjoy it for yourself, just send us a request. We look forward to guiding you.

We also offer a half-day, winter mountaineering course in the Lake Tahoe area, which you can enjoy here.

Meeting point

Lake Tahoe


There are plenty of comfortable accommodation options around Lake Tahoe that we would be happy to recommend to you.



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One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in beautiful California.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 207 each

Group of 2

USD 104 each

Group of 3

USD 68 each

Group of 4

USD 52 each

Group of 5

USD 42 each

Group of 6

USD 35 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• In addition to the guiding fee, the price also includes the usage of snowshoes and poles.

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