SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. November 12, 2012 – Tahoe's best value offers more skiing and snowboarding benefits. Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort season passholders can now enjoy free skiing or riding at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows from opening day until December 21, 2012, as well as from April 15, 2013 until closing day. In between early and late season, Sierra Resort™ passholders can ski or ride Squaw or Alpine at the friends and family rate of $75 weekends and $50 midweek*.

Sierra Resort is also happy to welcome Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadow gold and silver season passholders to the Sierra Resort family. Gold and silver season passholders will have the added benefit of skiing Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort for free Sunday through Friday* the entire season.

Sierra Resort is proud to partner with both resorts that have a longstanding tradition as two of the best mountains in Lake Tahoe. Recently voted the #1 Ski Resort in North America by Outside Magazine, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain ranging from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Located next door to Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows offers skiers/riders a variety of terrain and friendly service. With its high annual snowfall, the resort boasts one of Tahoe's longest skiing and boarding seasons giving Sierra Resort season passholders the ability to ride late into the year.

John Rice, Sierra at Tahoe Resort General Manger, says, “This is without a doubt the best pass partnership in Lake Tahoe history. Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort, Squaw Valley, and Alpine Meadow passholders now get to enjoy legendary terrain on both sides of the lake. Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort passholders will get to experience the open bowls, iconic runs, unforgettable big mountain terrain, and legendary spring conditions that Squaw and Alpine offer. Passholders now have options on both the North and South Shore, offering access to nationally recognized terrain parks, extraordinary learn-to-ride programs and more. It's the ultimate value."

Buy your Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort season pass today and enjoy over 8,000 acres, 15 terrain parks, 2 super pipes, 57 lifts, and 316 trails across three Lake Tahoe resorts. Sierra Resort season passes start as low as $239, buy online at

*2012.13 BLACKOUT DATES Apply: December 26 – 31, 2012, January 19 – 20, 2013, February 16 – 17, 2013

More about Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort: Keepin' It Real

With 480 inches of average annual snowfall, wind-protected slopes, incredible tree skiing, and 320 acres of backcountry terrain out the Huckleberry Gates, Sierra™ Resort is a bastion of the authentic California ski experience. For beginner skiers and riders Sierra Resort is home to the worlds only Burton Star WarsExperience, has over 100 acres of dedicated terrain, four beginner-only conveyor lifts, a $39 adult beginner package, and PSIA Certified Instructors, Sierra Resort is the place to learn to ski or ride in Lake Tahoe. For freestylers, a commitment to innovative terrain parks has led to Sierra Resort being recognized byTransWorld SNOWboarding as a Top 10 Overall Resort as well as among the Top 10 Best Parks and Pipes in the nation. Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort embraces skiers and snowboarders who want to escape from everyday life and enjoy the simple pleasure of winter in the mountains.

For more information, visit or call530.659.7453.

About Squaw Valley

Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is a year-round mountain destination offering world-class adventures in every season. Squaw is renowned for its legendary skiing and riding 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, the resort welcomes a full line-up of live music and festivals and Squaw's Aerial Tram offers a scenic ride up to a host of mountaintop activities. 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.