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

Squaw, Sugar Bowl to open this weekend

Thanks to a series of early snowstorms and advanced snowmaking equipment, two resorts will open this weekend. Squaw Valley will celebrate with an early opening this Friday, November 16th. Scheduled lifts include Exhibition, Red Dog, Resort at Squaw Creek and FirstVenture. Look for part of the upper mountain to open [...]

By | November 14th, 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

36 inches and counting

This week's snow fall has resorts anticipating a prosperous holiday season. As of noon, Wednesday, Alpine Meadows reported 36" of fresh snow, Sugar Bowl has 34", Heavenly has 16-20" and Squaw Valley has received 32". Heavenly and Northstar plan to open on November 16th, followed by Squaw Valley on November [...]

By | October 23rd, 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

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

Want to work at a ski resort this winter?

Tahoe ski resorts are gearing up for another early season. Each year, the resorts hire thousands of winter sports enthusiasts for jobs ranging from retail sales to ski patrol. The perks - ski and snowboard free all season! Job fairs will be held at most of the resorts on Saturday, [...]

By | October 5th, 2011|0 Comments

Fresh snow for the weekend

April has blessed us with a beautiful new layer of fresh snow for the weekend. This may be the best April skiing in Tahoe history. Storm totals as of Friday morning: Boreal: 5-7" Apline: 10-14" Sugarbowl: 4-9" Homewood: 6" Squaw: 7-11" Northstar: 7-14" Sierra At Tahoe: 15" Heavenly: 14" Kirkwood: [...]

By | April 8th, 2011|0 Comments