Snow Alert: 14” at Alpine Meadows, 10” at Squaw Valley for First Snow of the Season
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[Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, Calif.] October 28, 2013 – Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have received the first significant snowfall of the 2013-14 winter season. Overnight, Alpine Meadows received 10 inches of snow at the base and 14 inches on upper mountain. Squaw received 5 inches of snow at the base and 10 inches on upper mountain. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is forecasting an additional 3 to 6 inches of snow is possible by Tuesday morning.
The new snow comes almost exactly a month before the scheduled opening day at Squaw Valley. Squaw is slated to open Wednesday, November 27. Alpine is schedule to open Friday, December 13.
Skiers and riders looking to take full advantage of this season’s snowfall should purchase their Squaw and Alpine season pass now. The Tahoe Super Pass starts at $519 for adults, and offers season-long access to 6,000 acres, 43 lifts and over 270 trails at both resorts. Current season pass prices are guaranteed through December 1. For more information on pricing, or to purchase a season pass, visit www.TahoeSuperPass.com.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Off the mountain, families relax in The Village at Squaw Valley around the cozy fire pits or enjoy a host of restaurants, bars, boutiques and art galleries. Guests can stay in one of The Village at Squaw Valley’s one, two or three bedroom suites, each with a fireplace, kitchen and balcony, for the ultimate slopeside lodging experience.
About Alpine Meadows
Alpine Meadows’ seven powder bowls, summit-to-base groomed slopes, and authentic hospitality are among the many attributes that have made the resort a favorite of the local community and visitors alike. Alpine Meadows offers skiers and riders access to more than 100 trails across 2,400 skiable acres serviced by 13 lifts. With its high annual snowfall of 450 inches, the resort boasts one of Tahoe’s longest skiing and boarding seasons.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows joined forces in November 2011, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can access 6,000 skiable acres, 43 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on one lift ticket or season pass.
For more information about Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows, visit www.squaw.com or www.skialpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206.
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