Diamond Peak is a ski resort located in Incline Village, Northern Lake Tahoe
. It is located 135miles from San Francisco
and Sacramento, 30miles from Reno
25 miles from Carson City and South Lake Tahoe
. Each of these offer an abundance of accommodations and lodging ranging from vacation rentals and chalet rentals to condo rentals.
To get Diamond Peak, there is a free shuttle that services the Crystal Bay and Incline Village area
that picks up once on the weekdays, and twice on holidays and weekends. There is a free shuttle from the Hyatt daily beginning at 8:30am and runs every half hour until 1pm. The return shuttles begin at 2pm and will continue every half-hour until 5. The North Lake Tahoe express shuttle serves Incline Village to Reno Tahoe International Airport, which is the closets airport. Accommodation, vacation rentals, chalet rental and condo rental are available year round in and around North Lake Tahoe.
Diamond Peak has an average annual snowfall of around 325 inches and just about 655 acres of skiable terrain.
The resort has 6 chairlifts, 30 runs, open glades, and tree skiing in 655 acres (2.65 km2) of terrain. It has a vertical drop of 1,840 feet (4th longest at Lake Tahoe). Its season ranges from December to April, and its longest run is 2.5 Miles. Lifts include the "Lakeview Quad" which features a view of Lake Tahoe during the lift's ascent.
The resort has no mountainside accommodation, vacation rental or chalet rental options but there are plenty to choose from in Incline Village.
Diamond Peak offers gentle beginner slopes that are perfect if you are just getting into the sport. The Ski & Snowboard School offers private as well as group lessons to help you learn faster. Diamond Peak's more advanced terrain offers challenging trails, tree skiing, open bowls and glades for the more advanced customers. Since all runs funnel down at the Base Area, you can all have fun separately and meet at the end of the day or at lunch without fear of getting lost. This layout makes Diamond Peak the perfect place for people with different abilities.
The resorts amenities include a full-facility base lodge, expansive sun decks, equipment rental, repair shop, child ski center, Village Ski Loft Sport shop and the Mid-mountain Snowflake Lodge.
Incline Village offers a movie theater, bowling alley, Recreation Center with swimming pool and European sauna, and many stores for shopping. There are also many restaurants and bars with kid friendly areas and the accommodations, vacation rentals and chalet rentals are the perfect place to unwind after a day on the slopes.