Tahoe City, CA–Alpine Meadows Ski Resort released season pass prices for the upcoming 2005/2006 winter season. Notably reduced from past years, the price structure will provide season pass purchasers with great options and up to a 20% discount off 2004/2005 rates. In addition to reduced season pass rates, Alpine Meadows is installing a new high speed quad chair in its popular Sherwood Bowl area for the upcoming season, further enhancing the great value of a season pass.

“Northern Californians, as well as destination skiers and snowboarders, have long treasured the Alpine Meadows experience, shared Matt Janney, Alpine Meadows President and General Manager. “With our reduced pass prices and the upcoming high-speed Sherwood Express chairlift, a day at Alpine will be even better, added Janney.

The new season pass options include a variety of adult, teen, and young adult packages. Of particular note, Alpine Meadows’ 2005/2006 full adult pass offers unrestricted daily access to some of Lake Tahoe’s most diverse ski and snowboard terrain for $759, compared to the same pass priced at $929 last season.

Choose from a variety of season passes:

Young Adult (19-23) Midweek: $199
Child (7-12) Unlimited: $149
Adult Midweek: $399
Teen (13-18) Unlimited: $199
Adult Midweek Plus Sunday: $549
Young Adult Unlimited (19-23): $399
Adult (24-64) Unlimited: $759

Season passes are available at these rates until Friday, September 30. Visit www.skialpine.com to purchase via the Alpine E-Store, or to download a pass form; or call 530.583.4232 to purchase over the phone. Child, family, youth pass prices, and restrictions are also listed online.

Ranked as one of the country’s top winter resorts by both Ski and Skiing Magazines, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is situated in the picturesque Tahoe National Forest, offers skiers and snowboarders 2,400 acres of terrain. With 13 lifts, more than 100 trails, annual snowfall of 460 inches, and majestic views of Lake Tahoe, Alpine Meadows is easily accessed via Interstate 80, just 45 miles west of Reno, NV and 200 miles east of San Francisco. Visit www.skialpine.com or phone (530) 583-4232 or (530) 581-8321 for more information about Alpine Meadows.