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Skiing and Snowboarding at Lee Canyon in Las Vegas

Discover a ski resort near Las Vegas: from the desert sun to a snowy fairy tale

Best time: December–March

Skiing and Snowboarding at Lee Canyon
Skiing and Snowboarding at Lee Canyon

It is clear that in Las Vegas skiing or snowboarding are not the primary activities. However, for a change from the nightlife why not give it a try?

The Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort is located in Lee Canyon at an altitude of almost 3,000 meters above sea level around 78 km from Las Vegas. It gets about 3.5 m of snow per year. The resort offers 40 acres of ski terrain with 10 different trails, the longest of which is 1 kilometre.

This resort is a paradise for snowboarders: a half-pipe and a 30-acre terrain park with various ramps and trails await. Beautiful snow, beautiful mountain scenery, and well-prepared tracks await those who wish to escape from the Las Vegas desert to a winter fairy tale. It's nice to combine a visit to Las Vegas with snowboarding and downhill skiing.

Practical info

When is a good time to snowboard or ski at Lee Canyon?

The best time to visit Lee Canyon in Las Vegas for a ski or snowboarding trip is between December and March. During this period, there is an average of 3.5 meters of snow each year, and the trails are well groomed for maximizing visitors' experience. However, weekends and holidays may be congested, and it's better to schedule visits during weekdays. Show more

How far is Lee Canyon Ski Resort from Las Vegas?

Located in Lee Canyon, Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort is approximately 78 km from Las Vegas, and it takes around an hour by car. The drive offers picturesque mountain scenes, a good opportunity for a scenic road trip. Shuttle services from Las Vegas to the Lee Canyon Ski Resort are also available. Show more

Does Lee Canyon Ski Resort have beginner trails?

Lee Canyon Ski Resort offers beginners a range of beginner to advanced courses, with ten different trails provided. They offer Ski School programs for adults and children, with four levels of learning. It is best to book in advance to ensure availability. Show more

Can I rent skiing and snowboarding equipment at the Lee Canyon Ski Resort?

There is a rental shop at the base of Lee Canyon Ski Resort that offers snowboarding and skiing equipment for rental. The rental shop has various price options based on requirements and rental span, such as skiing boards, snowboards, boots and helmets. Visitors may bring their own equipment if required. Show more

How long does it take to reach the 30-acre terrain park from the Lee Ski Resort base?

For visitors to access the 30-acre terrain park located at the highest point of the ski area from the Lee Canyon Ski Resort base, visitors can use the Bluebird and Bristlecone lifts. The distance takes around 15-20 minutes to travel. The terrain park is ideal for snowboarding of any level and has ramps, rails, and jumps for visitors to enjoy the park. The park schedule might close when there is maintenance or bad weather, and visitors are advised to verify before visiting. Show more

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