Tahoe City, CA – Alpine Meadows and Homewood Mountain Resorts have joined to offer a new season pass for college students. The College Pass is $299 and valid at both mountains every day at except holidays* during winter 2009/2010.

The $299 College Pass will be available for purchase at SkiAlpine.com from July 1 to November 1, and offered to all college students carrying at least nine credits or units, regardless of age.

“The new College Pass is a great way for students to ski and ride all winter at an affordable rate,” said Deanna Gescheider, Director of Sales and Marketing for Alpine Meadows and Homewood. “The fact that the pass is valid at two resorts at Tahoe’s north shore gives students some flexibility as well. Alpine Meadows is known for its incredible terrain and laid-back vibe; and Homewood’s tree skiing and amazing lake views can be appreciated by everyone. Between the two mountains, College Pass holders have access to more than 3600 acres of terrain, plus five parks. It’s a fantastic value,” she added.

Students are required to show a photo I.D. and college transcript when picking up their purchased season pass. For additional information about the new College Pass, visit SkiAlpine.com.

About Alpine Meadows and Homewood:
Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is situated in the picturesque Tahoe National Forest and offers skiers and snowboarders 2,400 acres of terrain. Alpine Meadows is accessed via Interstate 80, 45 miles west of Reno, NV and 200 miles east of San Francisco, CA. Homewood Mountain Resort is one of California’s first winter recreation resorts. Visit SkiAlpine.com or call 530.583.4232. Offering a family-friendly atmosphere since 1961, Homewood continues to offer premiere winter skiing and snowboarding with a focus on top level guest service and custom vacation packages. Homewood is accessible via Interstate 80 to California State Route 89, just 55 miles from Reno Tahoe International Airport. Visit SkiHomewood.com or call 530.525.2992 for more information about Homewood Mountain Resort. Alpine Meadows and Homewood are proud to partner with Chevrolet Motor Division and General Motors Corporation to off guests an optimal winter experience. The parent company of Alpine Meadows and Homewood is San Francisco, California based JMA Ventures, LLC. JMA is a full service real estate investment firm, serving as managing member of over $800 million in existing projects. Visit SkiAlpine.com or call 530-583-4232 for more information about Alpine Meadows.

*Holiday blackout dates include: December 26, 2009 – January 2, 2010; January 16 & 17; and February 13 & 14.