Squaw Valley Open Top to Bottom, Alpine Meadows Will Open Top to Bottom Friday for Opening Day
Squaw and Alpine have a fun-filled weekend on tap with new terrain open, discounted lift tickets and $49 deals for beginner skiers and riders.
[Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, Calif.] December 12, 2013 – Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows will both be open top to bottom starting Friday, Dec. 13. At Alpine Meadows, this Friday marks the resort’s opening day with five lifts and seven groomed trails open. Skiers and riders can purchase reduced-priced lift tickets for Alpine for just $59. All proceeds from lift ticket sales will benefit the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Foundation as part of Alpine’s Ski Team Scholarship Day. Click here for more information.
Squaw Valley is currently open top to bottom with 10 lifts and 21 runs, including Mountain Run, the longest run at Squaw. This weekend, both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows will roll out the Learn to Ski and Ride Special. Beginner skiers and riders at both mountains can purchase a beginner lift ticket, equipment rentals, and a half-day lesson all for just $49.
“We are so excited to offer skiers and riders top-to-bottom access at both of our legendary resorts,” said Cara Whitley, chief marketing officer for Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. “From first-timers to those simply looking to support a good cause, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have a great weekend on tap for those of every ability level.”
*Click here for photos of recent snow at Squaw (shot Dec. 7 by Jeff Engerbretson)
* Click here to recent snow storm broll on YouTube (shot Dec. 7)
* Click here to download snow storm broll file (shot Dec. 7)
Skiers and riders looking to take full advantage of this winter season should purchase their Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows season pass now. The Tahoe Super Pass starts at $519 for adults, and offers season-long access to 6,000 acres, 42 lifts and over 270 trails at both resorts. Current season pass prices are guaranteed through December 16. 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 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 newly upgraded 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.
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