Most people wouldn’t believe that when winter sets in when in Las Vegas, you can actually take to the slopes and enjoy some snow skiing. While in a desert location, Las Vegas is surrounded by mountain ranges that enjoy a white dusting during the winter months, making it exceptionally popular with skiers, snow boarders, sledders and snowman builders.

Mount Charleston

Mount Charleston really brings home the winter time fun with a choice of winter sports available from skiing to sledding and more. Lee Canyon is the top choice which offers a choice of slopes and safe areas, where children can have snowball fights, build snowmen and make snow angels while others zip by on their skis.

Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort

The Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort opens in November and closes again in April. During this time they thirty different trails from beginner to advanced with three convenient ski lifts. This resort is a winter wonderland, close enough to enjoy a day’s outing while visiting Las Vegas in the winter time.

Brian Head

Brian Head Ski Area is a day trip from Las Vegas, but well worth it. With sixty five trails and nine lifts and a great kids program, you will find that the day drive is well worth the effort to get some great skiing in.

Bear Mountain Resort

Bear Mountain Resort is also two hundred miles from Las Vegas and a day trip, but when you arrive in these San Bernardino Mountains and are welcomed by fifty five trails and twenty six lifts, the drive would have been worth the effort. As you drive back to your Las Vegas hotel, you can look forward to luxury and comfort and a chance to warm up from your day on the slopes.

Lake Mead

If you miss the winter snow in Las Vegas and still want a great skiing experience there is always water skiing opportunities on Lake Mead during the summer months complete