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Best New Mountain Resorts: Basecamp

Jake Stangel

Basecamp Hotel, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Arc’teryx meets Anthropologie at Lake Tahoe’s newest place to stay. Just minutes from both the water and the Heavenly Mountain ski resort, it was designed with high-style adventurers in mind. Its 50 chic, sleepaway-camp-inspired rooms (some with bunk beds) substitute lanterns for lamps and survival guides for Gideon Bibles. Nightly group meals encourage hostel-like mingling—as do the outdoor fire pits, where you’ll find guests sharing s’mores and trading stories about the moguls on Heavenly’s famous Gunbarrel run.

basecamphotels.com; rooms from $104

Matt Villano


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