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Petaluma native Bill Foster honored

Bill Foster, a Petaluma native who found his calling as a member of the Alpine Meadows ski patrol, died tragically last December in an avalanche. Bill was one of the founding members and the head trainer of Alpine's avalanche dog rescue program. In honor of Bill's service and [...]

By | February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

January is learn to ski and snowboard month

With the holiday crowds gone, January is the perfect time to take a trip to Tahoe for some winter fun. Several Tahoe resorts are offering special deals for teens and adults who want to try a new winter sport.  These all-inclusive packages include lessons, rentals and lift ticket. If you [...]

By | January 11th, 2013|0 Comments

Free lift tickets for active duty military

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows FREE lift tickets are available to active duty military personnel by presenting an  active duty military ID at the Guest Services & Sales Center at Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows. Lift tickets valid Sunday-Friday, non-holiday for the 2012-13 season with the exception of the following [...]

By | December 20th, 2012|0 Comments

Alpine Meadows opens

Alpine Meadows celebrates the start of the 2012/13 season with party sunny skies and 4 lifts in operation. Summit Six, Roundhouse, Meadow and Alpine Bowl are open with packed powder and groomed runs. What's new this year: Mile-long Terrain Park Thanks to a recent partnership with Snow Park Technologies, Alpine [...]

By | December 7th, 2012|0 Comments

Opening dates for Tahoe resorts

With snow in the forecast today through Saturday, resort openings are right around the corner. Boreal has been open on and off for a couple of weeks, but is currently closed until further notice. The following dates have been announced: Boreal - Scheduled to reopen at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, [...]

By | November 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Last call

Another season comes to a close this weekend, with all but one resort shutting down as spring sports quickly take over. Expect a light dusting of snow today and sunshine for the weekend. Enjoy closing weekend events Saturday and Sunday at Squaw, Heavenly and Sugar Bowl. If your not quite [...]

By | April 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Lift ticket deals for college students

Being a college student has its perks. Several north shore resorts offer considerable discounts for college students. Squaw and Alpine offer discounted tickets on specific weeks when you pre-register. Boreal has a n ongoing special price for Friday skiing/riding. Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows: $59 College students with a valid student ID [...]

By | January 27th, 2012|0 Comments

Troops ski for free

The following resorts offer free skiing and riding for U.S. Military personnel with a valid ID: Squaw Valley: Complimentary lift tickets for active duty military members every Sunday through Friday, excluding holidays. To redeem, military can present proof of active duty status at Squaw's Tickets, Passes and Snowsports Center at [...]

By | January 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Learn to ski/ride for $35-$69 this weekend

January is learn to ski/ride month in Tahoe. With 4-6 feet of new snow, this weekend is the perfect time to take advantage of these deals: Alpine Meadows: SUNDAY 1/29 ONLY: $39 January 27-31: $69 Includes your lift ticket, lesson, and equipment rental. Ages 13 and up. All-day and afternoon [...]

By | January 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Will you pay $92 to ski Alpine?

Alpine Meadows has always been one of my favorite resorts in Tahoe. For me, it has just the right mix of terrain, amenities, fast lifts, close parking, easy access and customer service. It also had affordable lift ticket prices - until now. I wondered when I heard the news that [...]

By | December 16th, 2011|0 Comments