Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Host Mountaintop Services, Egg Hunts for Easter Sunday
[Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, Calif.] April 18, 2014 –In celebration of the Easter holiday, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows will both offer mountaintop services and Easter egg hunts for all ages this Sunday, April 20. Both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows provide the perfect setting for families to spend the day together and participate in traditional Easter celebrations, while also enjoying Tahoe’s best spring skiing and riding.
On-Mountain Easter Egg Hunt at Squaw Valley
Squaw Valley’s annual on-mountain Easter egg hunt returns Easter Sunday at 9 a.m. Skiers, riders and guests can search for candy-filled colored eggs that will be hidden on the mountain from Gold Coast to High Camp, as well as in The Village.
On-Mountain Easter Egg Hunt at Alpine Meadows
Alpine Meadows will also host an Easter egg hunt this Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. Eggs stuffed with delicious treats will be hidden off Roundhouse chair for kids and families to scoop up on their way down the mountain. In addition, a large, golden egg will be hidden amongst the candy-filled eggs; the skier or rider who finds the golden egg will receive a free 2014-15 bronze season pass.
Both Easter egg hunts are open to the public, and free with a lift ticket or season pass. All ages are welcome to participate.
Mountaintop Services at Squaw Valley
A free, non-denominational Easter service will be held at High Camp from 8-8:45 a.m. Visitors who do not plan to ski or ride can take the aerial tram to High Camp for free to attend the service. The tram will begin uploading guests at 7:30 a.m. No ski or snowboard equipment is permitted on the early tram services. In addition, the regularly scheduled, afternoon service will also take place Easter Sunday at the top of Big Blue Express. The service will begin at 1 p.m. and is open to skiers and riders with a lift ticket or season pass.
Mountaintop Service at Alpine Meadows
Skiers and riders at Alpine Meadows can also attend a non-denominational mountaintop service at the top of Roundhouse Chair at 1 p.m. A lift ticket or season pass is required.
Easter weekend is the perfect opportunity for skiers and riders to experience the best spring skiing conditions in Tahoe for free with the purchase of a 2014-15 Tahoe Super Pass. Season pass prices start at just $349, with a limited supply at the reduced price that will likely sell out soon. For more information on the Tahoe Super 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 29 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 recently joined forces, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can now access 6,000 skiable acres, 42 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on the Tahoe Super Pass or any lift ticket.
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