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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

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

Share your family snow adventures

Does your family bond together on the bunny slope? Did your kids learn to ski/ride before they could read?  Are you adept at finding family-friendly resorts and deals on rentals , lift tickets and accommodations? We’d like to talk to you about your snow-filled adventures,  to let our readers know [...]

By | January 30th, 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

Ski/ride free on your birthday

Homewood Mountain Resort has a special birthday gift for you - a free day of skiing or snowboarding on your birthday! Simply present your driver's license or ID with date-of-birth proof at any Homewood lift ticket window. Free birthday lift tickets are subject to the following holiday blackout dates: Dec. [...]

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

Top 10 Gifts for Skiers and Snowboarders

  For snowsport enthusiasts, equipment is a very personal item. To pick out the right gear, you must know their height, weight, the type of skier/snowboarder they are and what terrain they prefer, among other things. It is best left to the individual to pick out their own equipment, so [...]

By | December 4th, 2011|0 Comments

Ski/snowboard festivals and sales

The first snow has fallen, and it's time once again for the annual ski festivals, swaps and sales. I love attending these events to see what the upcoming season has to offer, and I'm not one to pass up a good bargain hunt. Last year I found a sweet pair [...]

By | November 3rd, 2011|0 Comments

Spring pass sale at major resorts

Alpine Meadows April 1 - May 15 $99! By far the best spring deal. Alpine just extended their season to May 15, giving you 45 days of skiing for $99; $119 with Alpine Club membership. You must be an Alpine Club member to purchase the ticket. You can join for [...]

By | March 27th, 2011|0 Comments