[Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, Calif.] December 4, 2013 – Wednesday brings blue skies and fresh snow to skiers and riders at Squaw Valley following a cold front that swept through the area Tuesday. The sierra storm brought 4 inches of fresh snow to Squaw Valley, while Alpine Meadows received 7 inches.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is calling for more snow Friday and Saturday, with 14 inches of new snow possible. Low temperatures in the single-digits are also expected to continue throughout the week, providing optimum snowmaking conditions.
Squaw Valley is currently open with six lifts operating daily for skiing and riding from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Off the hill, families can enjoy snow tubing, mini snowmobiles, and scenic tram rides to the top of the mountain. In the Village, guests can enjoy shopping, dining and a full schedule of yoga classes at Squaw’s new Wanderlust Yoga Studio. Alpine Meadows is scheduled to open Dec. 13.
Skiers and riders looking to take full advantage of this season’s snowfall should purchase their Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows season pass now. The Tahoe Super Pass starts at $519 for adults, and offers season-long access to 6,000 acres, 42 lifts and over 270 trails at both resorts. Current season pass prices are guaranteed through December 16. For more information on pricing, or to purchase a season pass, visit www.TahoeSuperPass.com.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 29 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Off the mountain, families relax in The Village at Squaw Valley around the cozy fire pits or enjoy a host of restaurants, bars, boutiques and art galleries. Guests can stay in one of The Village at Squaw Valley's newly upgraded suites, each with a fireplace, kitchen and balcony, for the ultimate slopeside lodging experience. .
About Alpine Meadows
Alpine Meadows' seven powder bowls, summit-to-base groomed slopes, and authentic hospitality are among the many attributes that have made the resort a favorite of the local community and visitors alike. Alpine Meadows offers skiers and riders access to more than 100 trails across 2,400 skiable acres serviced by 13 lifts. With its high annual snowfall of 450 inches, the resort boasts one of Tahoe's longest skiing and boarding seasons.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows joined forces in November 2011, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can access 6,000 skiable acres, 42 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on one lift ticket or season pass. For more information about Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows, visit www.squaw.com or www.skialpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206.