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Zephyr Lift Line

Lake Tahoe

Northstar California

Run that goes directly under Tahoe Zephyr Express

Freeride Skiing Difficult

468 m
0 m
145 m
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
2.3 km
Zephyr Lift Line Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between January and March. From a low point of 2.2 km to the maximum altitude of 2.3 km, the route covers 468 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 145 vertical metres of descent.


Not terribly difficult, but steep in some sections. Might be subject to variable snow conditions during some times of year.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between January and March

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