Tahoe Donner XC: a big beginner loop for a blustery day

One of the great things about Tahoe Donner XC is the Euer Valley trail system that is relatively sheltered when things are stormy up on the Donner Ridge/Hawks Peak track system, or at the Donner Pass/Royal Gorge or Kirkwood XC areas. Plus it’s relatively flat with an initial downhill that requires little downhill alpine-style skiing ability:


By John Reece