Alpine and Squaw Host $30 Learn to Ski and Board Weekend
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Jenny Kendrick, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort Public Relations Manager
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Squaw and Alpine Meadows Host $30 Learn to Ski and Board Weekend
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows offer beginner lift tickets, lessons and full rental packages for $30 to first time skiers and riders
[Olympic Valley, CA] December 6, 2011 – This weekend, beginner skiers and riders can take their first turns on the snow at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows for just $30 including a beginner lift ticket, rental equipment and lessons during the 12th Annual Learn to Ski and Board Weekend. Slated for Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, North Lake Tahoe Learn to Ski and Board Weekend is specifically tailored to beginners (ages 3 and older) who want to learn a new snow sport.
Learn to Ski and Board Weekend at Squaw and Alpine offers unique learning stations, meaning skiers and riders can start at one station to learn a specific skill and progress onto the next station once they have mastered it. Since everyone learns at a different pace, beginners can spend as much or as little time at each station as they choose throughout the day. Lessons will be offered continuously from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In addition to adult lessons at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, Squaw is offering $30 beginner kids ski and snowboard lift ticket, lesson, rental packages at Squaw Kids. Kids 13 and under can take either a morning or an afternoon lesson. Morning lessons registration is from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. with pick up at 12:15 p.m., and afternoon lesson registration is prior to 1 p.m. with pick up at 3:45 p.m. Reservations for kids lessons are required, and can be made by calling Squaw Kids at (530) 452-7225.
Both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows will be open on December 10 and December 11 for Learn to Ski and Board Weekend. Alpine Meadows will be running one magic carpet and two chairlifts. Squaw opened on November 23 and Alpine Meadows will celebrate their opening day on December 10.
Early Season Lodging Package at The Village at Squaw Valley
Take advantage of the early season this winter. Get a one bedroom condominium suite for a two night stay through December 15, 2011 for just $90 per person/per night. For more information or to book, call 1-866-818-6963 or visit TheVillageAtSquaw.com.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Off the mountain, families relax in The Village at Squaw Valley around the cozy fire pits or enjoy a host of restaurants, bars, boutiques and art galleries. 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, for the ultimate ski-in/ski-out lodging experience. More details are available at www.squaw.com.
About Alpine Meadows
Ranked as a top winter resort by SKI Magazine, Alpine Meadows is known for its abundant and varied skiable terrain, family-friendly atmosphere, and innovative children’s ski and snowboard programs. Alpine’s 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 14 lifts. With its high annual snowfall, the resort boasts one of Tahoe’s longest skiing and boarding seasons, which this past season, along with Squaw Valley, ran through July 4th. For more information, please see www.skialpine.com.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows recently joined forces, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can now access 6,000 skiable acres, 44 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on the Tahoe Super Pass or any lift ticket.
For great winter lodging packages, call 1-866-366-7261 or visit squaw.com.