Feb 10 2019

Donner Peak, Ski Tahoe Backcountry, a donner objet. #A #donner #objet

Donner Peak Click image to view full map Looming over Donner Lake, Donner Peak is Truckee’s most accessible and most popular backcountry zone. With Sugar Bowl a stone’s throw away, and Old Highway 40 along its base, getting on top of this rowdy mountain couldn’t be easier. Donner Peak is most easily accessed through Sugar Bowl’s backcountry gate atop the Summit Chair, and single ride lift tickets are available. The Lake Run is the safest and most popular descent on Donner Peak. This run hugs the east flank of Donner’s northeast aspect, merging with the train tunnels halfway down. Walk …