|Hello Skiers and Riders!
Snow still falling at Tahoe resorts, after the storm delivered a mixed bag of snow totals from resort to resort. Sugar Bowl was the big winner with 22″ of new snow in 24 hours.
Here is a look at the snow totals as of this morning:
Sugar Bowl 22″
China Peak 12″
Alpine Meadows and Sierra-at-Tahoe open today! Get the details down below. Very limited operation at Alpine today, expect that to quickly expand as they get the mountain squared away after the storm. We’ve got some amazling deals this week.
Squaw/Alpine/Sugar Bowl has launched the Tahoe Powder Pack. Six tickets, NO RESTRICTIONS, valid at Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Sugar Bowl for just $399.
*Deals That Expire This Week!
Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows extended their pass price of $439 until the 16th. After that, the price doesn’t go up…that pass disappears! Get it now, dear readers.
*Sierra-at Tahoe’s 3-Pak Expiries this week!
Ski or snowboard at Sierra-at-Tahoe® Resort in South Lake Tahoe for just $59 a day when you purchase a 3-PAK before December 15, 2014. Scan down for detail.
*Tahoe Powder Pass
Wow! Great package combining three of the best resorts on the North Shore for an amazing unrestricted package.
6 UNRESTRICTED DAYS AT SQUAW VALLEY | ALPINE MEADOWS | SUGAR BOWL
Ski for less than $67/day with no blackout dates
Any 6 days, any 6 ways at Tahoe’s 3 best mountains for only $399
Valid at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows | Sugar Bowl
No blackout dates
On sale December 5-20 only
Ski for less than $67/day
Tahoe Powder Pack is for one individual, non-transferable
*Squaw/Alpine Learn To Ski $49 This Weekend!
Squaw/Alpine has Learn to ski on December 13th and 14th. Just $49!
*Squaw/Alpine Pass Extended Until December 16th
*Hot Values – Save @ Squaw Every Day!
*Sugar BowlGroup Rates
Bring your groups of 20 or more people to Sugar Bowl Resort, and save money on your lift tickets, lessons, and rentals!
Group (20+) Lift Ticket Rates
-AD (23-64) $71.00
-YA (13-22) $59.00
-Child (6-12) $41.00
-Senior (65-74) $59.00
-Super Senior (75+) $41.00
For more info about Group Trips to Sugar Bowl Resort please visit www.sugarbowl.com/groups.
*Sugar Bowl Corporate Tickets
Whether you are looking to sell tickets through your ski/snowboard shop, at the front desk of your hotel or use them as an employee incentive, our corporate tickets offer great value. For more info on the Sugar Bowl Corporate Ticket program, please visit www.sugarbowl.com/corporate .
Corporate Ticket Rates
Young Adults (13-22)
*Sugar Bowl Backcountry Ball
Come out to Sugar Bowl Resort on December 12th for the annual Backcountry Ball. The fundraiser will benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center, a non-profit that funds daily avalanche awareness programs around the Tahoe Region. Sugar Bowl’s open boundary policy and expansive neighboring backcountry terrain has made it a favorite destination of skiers and riders interested in both lift-assisted backcountry skiing and long backcountry tours in world-class terrain.
Tickets to the fundraiser are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at www.sierraavalanchecenter.org under the “upcoming events” tab. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. and the presentation begins at
Reporting 18.5″ of fresh snow this morning. Boreal says they will be opening new terrain for the weekend.
You can save cash by using Boreal’s online ticket booking system. We checked it out this morning. Let’s say you’re planning to rip the park in Sunday. If you buy it online, you save 12% off the ticket window price. Around $51.00. The further out you buy, you save more, up to 66%.
If you’re a college student, (of any age) roll up to Boreal today and slash up some of that fresh POW for just $15.00
Reported 8″ of fresh overnight.
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Northstar, Cali Snowmaking
Northstar has some of the best snowmaking gear on the planet, and slopes that are snow-making friendly. The next 5 days look like near perfect snow-making, so expect great skiing and riding at Northstar as we work toward the holiday.
The best way to get a deal on a Northstar lift ticket is advance purchase online.
Bypass the Ticket Lines
Northstar are offers up to 25 percent savings on advanced purchase lift tickets this season via the new EpicDay Lift Tickets platform, now available across all Vail Resorts. Tickets can be purchased through an easy-to-use online and mobile site, www.snow.com/epicday, and picked up at a designated EpicDay Express Ticket Pick-Up lane at each resort.
Once the ticket is picked up, guests can keep their ticket and load it with more days online, avoiding a return trip to the ticket window. EpicDay Lift Tickets rewards advanced planning, even if the purchase is made while walking up to the resort, with more savings and less time spent in the ticket line.
Heavenly received 3″ of new snow overnight, and it’s still snowing on-mountain. Heavenly will be on a delayed opening this morning as ski patrol and mountain operations evalulate operations following this storm. Please check back regularly or call the Snow Phone at 1-800-HEAVENLY, option 1 for the most up-to-date information.
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It is impossible to improve upon Kirkwood’s Kevin “Coop” Cooper for Kirkwood’s morning update. So we’re given you Coop right from the Kirkwood Facebook this morning.
“Buenos Dias my friends,
Cup:O:JOe in hand @KirkwoodMtn:)
A huge shout-out to Mother Nature for delivering 13″ @the base & up to 17″ @the summit over the past 12hrs here @KirkwoodMtn… I put up to as we will need to have our Mtn. team assess once the sunrises here @0700. Temps @the base 26 with 20.7 @the summit winds moderate with some gusts across the ridge, light with gusts @the base… Roads are R1 (chains or snow tires required) as reported by Cal Trans @0430… Slick & snowy so slow’yr roll….”
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