A skier rides up the Eagle Rock chairlift to the summit at Tahoe Donner ski area in January. The run below the chairlift, and many others have been closed due to lack of snowfall. Sierra at Tahoe has announced it is closing, at least temporarily. It is the fifth of 14 operators closing early due to lack of snow.
A skier rides up the Eagle Rock chairlift to the summit at Tahoe Donner ski area in January. The run below the chairlift, and many others have been closed due to lack of snowfall. Sierra at Tahoe has announced it is closing, at least temporarily. It is the fifth of 14 operators closing early due to lack of snow. Randy Pench
A skier rides up the Eagle Rock chairlift to the summit at Tahoe Donner ski area in January. The run below the chairlift, and many others have been closed due to lack of snowfall. Sierra at Tahoe has announced it is closing, at least temporarily. It is the fifth of 14 operators closing early due to lack of snow. Randy Pench

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