Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Offer a New College Season Pass with No Blackout Dates for $389
[Olympic Valley and Tahoe City, Calif.] September 19, 2012 – New for this winter, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have announced a new college season pass with absolutely no blackout dates. Starting at just $389, the new College Tahoe Super Pass is valid every single day of the winter season at both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. The $389 price is only guaranteed through December 17, 2012.
With access to 6,000 acres, 43 lifts and over 270 trails at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, theCollege Tahoe Super Pass is Lake Tahoe’s only dual mountain season pass with no blackout dates. College students can even experience both mountains in the same day by taking the free Squaw/Alpine express to take the quick 15 minute ride between the two resorts.
New for the 2012-13 winter season, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are investing nearly $24 million in capital improvements for year two of the resort’s renaissance, bringing the total investment to more than $38 million, to date. New projects for the upcoming ski and snowboard season include significant snowmaking improvements at both resorts; a new high-speed, six-passenger chairlift and improved High Camp beginner experience at Squaw; and a mile-long terrain park at Alpine Meadows as part of both resorts’ continued partnership with Snow Park Technologies (SPT).
In addition to unrestricted access to both Squaw and Alpine, other season pass perks include eight discounted tickets for friends and family, free night skiing, free spring access to the High Camp Pool and Hot Tub, discounts at Whister Blackcomb, and lodging discounts at The Village at Squaw Valley. Click here for a full list of college passholder benefits.
To qualify for the College Tahoe Super Pass, students must be registered as full-time college students (taking 12 credits or more) for the 2012-13 winter season. Students must bring current school photo ID, a copy of course registration, and an official signed letter from school registrar stating full-time status at an accredited college to pick up their season pass.
In addition to the College Tahoe Super Pass – regular Tahoe Super Passes are available starting at $429 for adults, $319 for young adults and $229 for kids ages 5-12. The unlimited Gold Tahoe Super Pass is available for $749 for adults, $569 for young adults and $269 for kids, offering a full season of unrestricted skiing and riding with no blackout dates and other great perks. Prices are slated to go up this fall so skiers and riders can ensure the best rates by purchasing now. Seesquaw.com or skialpine.com to purchase a Tahoe Super Pass.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is a year-round mountain destination offering world-class adventures in every season. Come winter, Squaw is renowned for its legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts including a unique mountaintop beginner area and unrivaled expert steeps, chutes and bowls. In summer and fall, Squaw’s scenic Aerial Tram offers transport to a wide array of mountaintop activities in a spectacular alpine setting and The Village welcomes a full line-up of live music and festivals. For the ultimate slopeside lodging experience, guests can stay in one of The Village at Squaw Valley’s one, two or three bedroom suites, each with a fireplace, kitchen and balcony.
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, 43 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on one lift ticket or season pass.