Good new for Tahoe winter sports fans. Alpine Meadows Ski Resort and Squaw Valley USA announced today that they are merging operations to a single ownership.

Effective immediately, you will have access to ski and ride both mountains with one season pass or lift ticket, making it the largest amount of terrain accessible on one ticket in the United States.

Those who have purchased a 2011/12 Alpine Meadows or Squaw Valley season pass will automatically have access to the other resort, while new passholders can purchase the Tahoe Super Pass for $439 – $799. for an adult season pass. Click here for details.

A daily shuttle will be offered between the two resorts.