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Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Extending Season to July 7
• Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows plans to once again host the longest ski season in Tahoe
• Next season’s Ikon Pass holders ski free at the Spring Skiing Capital™ starting April 8, 2019
• New Spring Ticket Trio is a lift ticket deal that can be shared with friends and family
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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] March 6, 2019 – Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is in the midst of a record-breaking snow season, with plans to operate Squaw Valley until Sunday, July 7, weather and conditions permitting. Squaw Valley will be open Friday through Sunday after Memorial Day on May 27. Alpine Meadows will operate into the month of May, with a schedule dependent on weather, conditions and the construction of the new high-speed chair lift that will replace Hot Wheels. The 2019-20 Ikon Pass is now on sale with benefits that include up to three months of free spring skiing and riding at the resort starting April 8.
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has seen 596 inches of snow so far this season, equaling nearly 50 feet, surpassing the resort’s annual average of 450 inches just halfway through the season. With 315 inches falling in February alone, the resort broke its own record for most snowfall in one month, set in January 2017 with 282 inches.
NEW Spring Ticket Trio
New this season, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is introducing the Spring Ticket Trio, which includes three all-ages lift tickets good for any three days starting March 8. You can use all three yourself, or share a ticket or two with friends or family members. The Spring Ticket Trio is only available online and saves guests $76 per day on each lift ticket.
Ikon Pass Back on Sale
Coming off its first year, the Ikon Pass is back with new benefits. The 2019-20 Ikon Pass and Ikon Base Pass are now on sale, once again offering passholders access to 38 destinations worldwide, all for the starting price of $649 for the Ikon Base Pass and $949 for the full Ikon Pass. Added benefits include a renewal discount for returning customers, a payment plan option, access to additional child passes and free spring access at some of the top destinations across the country. The 2019-20 Ikon Pass offers access to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows starting April 8, for three whole months of free skiing and riding. Prior to April 8, new 2019-20 Ikon Pass holders can purchase a discounted Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ticket for just $59.
About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America for three years in a row by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe, California. Spanning over 6,000 skiable acres across two mountains, skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, legendary steeps, 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones and a custom app to make the most of every visit. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year-round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny California days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the Spring Skiing Capital™ as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Visit the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows website or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more. You can also visit us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Vimeo.