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2 Dec 2019
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Welcome back, winter! With approximately seven feet of snow that’s fallen in the North Lake Tahoe basin the past few weeks, there are lots of yummy powder turns to be had right now. In addition, we’re on the crest of another storm headed in this weekend. Ski and ride into the winter season this week with discounted tickets and season passes at your favorite North Lake Tahoe ski resorts.

Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows

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Freeride into the winter season with the Tahoe Super 4 Lift Ticket Pack. This pass gives riders the flexibility of four days of their choosing this season at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. Discounted single-day lift tickets can be easily reloaded when all four days have been used. These packs make great Christmas gifts for riders and skiiers, and Black Friday sales coming up offer 30% off weekday/non-holiday lift tickets.

When a few days on the mountain isn’t enough, go all out with the Ikon Pass! Get unlimited access and no holiday restrictions at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, including access to 41 destinations worldwide, starting at just $799. This pass includes free rides on the Aerial Tram which commences 11/27, discounted Friends and Family tickets and discounts on retail, food and beverages. The Ikon Base Pass is a cheaper option that balances less access with discounted pricing on blackout dates. The last date to buy either pass is 12/12 so buy soon and download the Ikon Pass App.

All U.S. Military personnel from active to retired get the best deal with a $60 season pass and can sign up at a ticketing office with a valid Military ID. Blackout dates apply and a limited number of passes are available.


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Kids ride free and families save huge when parents purchase a Boreal Unlimited Pass or All-Access adult pass! Take advantage of The 3 Pack deal whichallows riders to lock in three dates of their choosing at an incredible price! Purchase 1-Day Lift tickets online in advance and save up to 60% off walk-up window rates. Feel Good Fridays return on 12/13 with all-day lift tickets just $25 and $5 going to charity.

Sugar Bowl

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Escape the crowds and save with the December Lift Ticket Special at Sugar Bowl. Buy all-day lift tickets online at least two days ahead and pay just $99 any day in December, including weekends and holidays, with seniors and youth paying just $79! Families save big with kids ages 6-12 skiing and riding for just $49 any day all season long.

The SugarBowl 3 Pack is another way to save and allows riders to choose three days of skiing or riding, valid seven days a week, excluding holidays. Use the 3 Pack once in December and get a 4th day added for free!


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Save big at Northstar when buying lift tickets online seven days or more in advance, and Ski Heavenly, Kirkwood and Northstar when purchasing three or more day lift tickets.


Opening Day 12/6

Homewood Mountain Resort offers the Ultimate Pass, a season pass for just $679 with no blackout dates or restrictions, including free ski days at partner ski resorts. The locals and previous season’s passholders are rewarded with the Loyalty Pass at $629 for adults. Both passes include two days free skiing/riding at Tahoe Donner and four days at Diamond Peak. Homewood’s Family Season Pass allows two adults and two children full Homewood season passes with no blackout dates.

Diamond Peak

Opening Day 12/7

Kids 6 and under ski free at Diamond Peak and Season Passholders and their immediate family can rent a season locker on the mountain. Diamond Peak also offers a Bring Your Other Pass (BYOP) deal which deducts $20 off the window rate when you show your season pass from another resort at the ticketing window. The Kickoff Party and Passholder Appreciation event on Friday, December 13 ushers in the winter season with music, food, prizes and more.

Donner Ski Ranch

Opening Day 12/14

Head to Donner Ski Ranch in a few weeks for their Old School Days with "throwback pricing" valid every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday beginning January 7. Adult lift tickets are just $40 and equipment rental is $20. The family-owned business prides themselves on making skiing accessible and affordable for everyone.

There is no better time than now to book your next ski getaway! There are still Tahoe Vacation Rentals properties still available! Check our availability or contact a Reservation Agent to book now.