Heavenly Mountain Resort announced today that for three days only, 2008/09 pass holders from other resorts can purchase a lift ticket to Heavenly for $40. Available Wednesday, December 10 through Friday, December 12, 2008, visiting pass holders can purchase Heavenly lift tickets in the Season Pass office at the Gondola or California Lodge for $40 with a valid 2008/09 season pass from any mountain resort and a current valid ID. This is an opportunity for all 2008/09 mountain resort pass holders to experience Heavenly’s phenomenal early-season conditions at a discounted rate. Heavenly will operate for skiing and riding these days from 9 am to 4 pm.

The West Coast’s largest snowmaking system has covered Heavenly with the deepest snow pack in the Tahoe Basin, creating the best snow surface conditions and skiing and riding experience in Lake Tahoe. Heavenly is offering an incomparable early season experience. Heavenly is offering intermediate skiing and riding on three mile-long Nevada cruisers, Orion, Big Dipper and Comet; no beginning terrain is available. Tahoe’s largest terrain park is open on Comet run with more than 15 features including one jump. Access is via the Heavenly Gondola, Tamarack Express, Comet Express and Dipper Express. Heavenly season passes are on sale now for $379 at www.skiheavenly.com, refer-a-friend who purchases a Heavenly season pass and receive $40 in mountain money.

For more information or photos, please call (775) 586-4461 or go to www.skiheavenly.com.