[Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, Calif.] January 31, 2014 – Squaw Valley will open four new lifts for skiing and riding on Saturday following this week's storm that brought 10 inches of fresh snow to both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. The new chairlift openings include Shirley Lake Express, Siberia Express, and Mountain Meadow. Skiing and riding will also be offered from the Aerial Tram, which will provide access to Mountain Meadow lift and Mountain Run, the longest run at Squaw Valley. All lifts, including the Aerial Tram, are scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The new openings provide access to some of Squaw's most popular terrain. Mountain Meadow lift services the mountain-top beginner area, giving first-time skiers and riders the opportunity to progress amid stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. Off of Shirley Lake Express, skiers and riders will find five wide, tree-cut runs, perfect for intermediate to advanced skiers and riders. Siberia Run and Siberia Bowl will be open off of Siberia Express, offering wide, open terrain for advanced skiers and riders.
This weekend, Squaw and Alpine are scheduled to offer a combined 24 lifts for skiing and riding. In addition, guests can enjoy snowtubing, mini-snowmobiles, shopping and dining in The Village at Squaw Valley. Squaw's Wanderlust Yoga Studio also offers a full schedule of 19 yoga classes per week, and is open seven days a week.
Last Chance to Save with The Tahoe Super 2
Skiers and riders looking to take full advantage of the fresh snow should purchase The Tahoe Super 2, which will only be offered through 6 p.m. (PST) today (Friday, Jan. 31). The limited-time-offer provides deep discounts on two days of skiing and riding at both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, including bringing lift ticket prices down to less than $60 a day for adults.
When purchased three days in advance, the Super 2 is available for $119 for adults (less than $60 a day), $101 for young adults and seniors (less than $51 a day), and $67 for kids and those ages 76 and up (less than $34 a day). The Tahoe Super 2 is the best way to save on skiing and riding at Squaw and Alpine. Tickets must be used by Feb. 14.
Skiers and riders can also purchase the Super 2 day-of at the Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows’ ticket windows for $139 for adults, $119 for young adults and seniors, and $79 for kids and those ages 76 and up. For more information on the Tahoe Super 2, call 800-403-0206 or visit www.Squaw.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.