Squaw Valley hits 600 inch mark and offers spring pass deal

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 22, 2011 10:22 am

With the latest storms blanketing the Sierra Mountains, Squaw Valley USA just reached a 50 foot (600″) season snowfall total, which is only the third time since 1970 that this benchmark has been reached. The Lake Tahoe resort currently has over a 20 foot base on the upper mountain and is scheduled to remain open until May 8, 2011. Skiers and riders can purchase a Spring Pass for the discounted rate of $129 if they purchase Spring 2011 along with a Winter 2011-12 Squaw Season Pass, available soon on www.squaw.com.

Skiers and riders can enjoy a full month of incredible spring skiing for less than $7 per day with Squaw Valley’s Spring Pass, on sale now for $199. In addition to spring skiing and riding starting April 11, 2011, this year’s Squaw Valley Spring Pass includes free access to the High Camp Swimming Lagoon and Spa for Spring 2011 and free Summer Cable Car access-all for less than the price of three full-day lift tickets. Squaw Valley’s Spring Passes are on sale now at www.squaw.com.

With a current base of 250″ and more snow on the way, Squaw Valley USA is slated to have a phenomenal spring skiing season. Ranked one of the Top 5 Spring Skiing destinations in North America by The New York Times, Squaw Valley offers a mountaintop pool and hot tub overlooking the Sierra, incredible spring snow conditions and one of the longest ski seasons in the country. From pool parties to star-studded concerts, Squaw Valley USA is hosting lively spring events all season long. Squaw Valley boasts Lake Tahoe’s longest winter season with a scheduled closing date of May 8, 2011.

2011 Spring Pass Pricing:

$129 – purchased with any 2011/2012 Season Pass
$199 – purchased separately

2011 Spring Pass Includes:

Spring skiing & riding valid 7-days a week from April 11, 2011 through May 8, 2011.
Free access to the High Camp Swimming Lagoon & Spa for Spring 2011
Free Summer Cable Car Access

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