Sustainability Planning and Implementation
Renowned for its panoramic views of Lake Tahoe, Diamond Peak Ski Resort is now recognized for its sustainability initiatives as the first ski resort in Lake Tahoe to become STOKE Certified. As one of the early adopters of the STOKE Snow certification program during the 2015/16 season, the community-owned ski resort has been diligently following its Roadmap Report to achieve best practices in snowmaking, interpretation, waste diversion, and community development.
STOKE Certified – the Sustainable Tourism and Outdoors Kit for Evaluation – is the world’s first sustainability certification body with standards built specifically for surf and ski tourism operators. The organization was founded to assist resorts in developing systematic approaches to sustainability, environmental responsibility, customer loyalty, and staff retention.
Diamond Peak was benchmarked in April 2015 by STOKE Certified to assess all of Diamond Peak’s management practices, community development initiatives, interpretation programs, waste management, cultural heritage preservation, biodiversity conservation, and much more. In addition, STOKE provided a Roadmap Report to guide the ski area towards achieving best practices and STOKE certification. View Diamond Peak’s profile and learn more about the results.