Lake Tahoe’s Plates for Powder program returns |

Lake Tahoe’s Plates for Powder program returns

Staff report

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The popular “Plates for Powder” program is back, once again offering individuals who purchase a Lake Tahoe license plate in either California or Nevada two free lift tickets to one of 12 participating ski resorts.

“Snow is back in the forecast in Tahoe,” Amy Berry, CEO of the Tahoe Fund, said in a statement. “Thanks to the generosity of the resorts in Tahoe, you can now take advantage of these conditions with free lift tickets while helping Tahoe’s environment.”

Plate sales and renewal fees generate proceeds for the California Tahoe Conservancy and Nevada Division of State Lands, to fund hiking and biking trails and watershed restoration projects.

The nonprofit Tahoe Fund organizes the program on behalf of the public agencies.

Participating resorts include Diamond Peak, Heavenly Valley, Homewood Mountain Resort, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, Northstar California, Royal Gorge Cross Country, Sierra at Tahoe, Squaw Valley|Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, Tahoe Cross Country and Tahoe Donner.

Information on how to purchase a plate and redeem tickets is available The promotion is available from now until April 1.

Visit to learn more about the Tahoe Fund.