Snowboard all season long at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe for as low as $229

Resort's Season Pass Options Offer Incredible Value, Access to Best Natural Snow Conditions in Tahoe and No Holiday Blackouts; Current Prices Extended Through September 30, 2015

RENO, NV - Sept. 1, 2015 - Offering one of the most affordable season pass options at Lake Tahoe with rates starting as low as $229, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe will extend its current season pass sale pricing for the winter 2015-16 season until September 30, 2015. Providing access to some of the most diverse terrain and highest quality snow conditions in the region, Mt. Rose's season pass lineup includes holiday periods (no blackout dates).

Climatologists' long-term forecasts indicate the 2015-16 winter season has the potential to surpass some of the largest El Nino events on record. In anticipation of what could be a significant winter weather year in the Sierra, Mt. Rose is gearing up with $1.2 million in on-mountain improvements that include enhanced snowmaking, four new beginner trails and the realignment of the new "Wizard" chairlift, renovation of the children's lesson registration area and the Timbers Bar, a new rental equipment fleet and more.

"The affordability of our season passes coupled with the significant investments we've made at the resort this summer make Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe the place to ski in Lake Tahoe this season," said Mike Pierce, director of marketing at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. "Season passholders will enjoy season long access to some of the best terrain and highest quality snow conditions in the region, no holiday restrictions, and our earliest scheduled opening ever on October 29, 2015, weather and conditions permitting."

Featuring Lake Tahoe's highest resort base area at 8,260 feet, skiers and riders who visit Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe have access to the best natural snow conditions in the region and some of the most diverse terrain for all ability levels.

The resort's affordable season pass options will provide skiers and snowboarders with access to the mountain any day of the season, midweek only, or on a single midweek day all season long, including holidays. Season pass types include:

Premier Pass – valid 7 days/week, no blackouts
Adult (ages 24-99+) = $429
Young Adult (16-23) = $329
Child (6-15) = $199

Midweek Pass – valid Monday-Friday, no blackouts
Adult (ages 24-99+) = $329
Young Adult (16-23) = $329
Child (6-15) = n/a

My Pass – choose a single, midweek day to ski all season long, including holidays)
Adult (ages 24-99+) = $229
Young Adult (16-23) = $229
Child (6-15) = n/a

Current rates will apply through September 30, 2015.

All Mt. Rose season pass types, with the exception of kids passes, come loaded with value saving perks including:
·       Two "Bring a Friend" discount lift tickets*
·       Discounted Kids Lessons (Rosebuds)*
·       $39 Private Lessons (9 a.m. or 12 p.m., non-holiday, valid for ages 16+)
·       $1.00 off draft beer and house wine
·       25 percent off on all mountain dining
·       25 percent off at 431 Sports
·       50 percent off on equipment repair in the Rental Repair Shop
·       Free Silver Ski & Ladies Clinics

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is also making it easier than ever to pay for a season pass. With payment plans that allow passholders who purchase the Premier Pass to split it into four easy payments, skiers and snowboarders are invited to "Ski Today & Pay Tomorrow." After the initial payment, subsequent installments will be automatically charged on the first of the month.

All season passes can be purchased online at www.skirose.com or in person at the resort's Main Lodge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday in September and October, and daily once the resort opens for the season.

Passes will also be available in Reno over Labor Day Weekend (Friday through Monday) at the Bobo's Labor Day sale. Receive a $25 Bobo's Cash Card with your pass purchase. For more info, visit www.bobos.com.

For more information about Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, visit www.skirose.com, follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MountRoseSkiTahoe, or on Instagram @mtroseskitahoe.

* Rates vary at different times of the season.

About Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe
Just 25 minutes from Reno, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe's convenient location and outstanding terrain make it a locals' as well as visitors' favorite. Rose can boast Lake Tahoe's highest base elevation at 8,260 feet ensuring supreme snow conditions even on the warmest spring days and the resort's 1,200 acres feature an ample variety of runs ideal for every level of skier & snowboarder. The legendary Chutes offer 1,500 vertical feet of north / east facing extreme terrain with some of the longest continuous vertical in North America (40 to 55 degree runs for over 1000').