Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner at Lake Tahoe and the last chance to purchase a 2017-2018 season pass for the Best of Tahoe Resorts, as well as Whistler Blackcomb, is Sunday, Nov. 19. Heavenly Mountain and Northstar California Resorts began snowmaking earlier this month in advance of opening day slated for Friday, Nov. 17 at Heavenly and Northstar and Wednesday, Nov. 22 at Kirkwood. This announcement comes after receiving more than 700 inches of snow during the 2016-2017 winter season – the most snowfall on record for more than two decades.
The Nature Conservancy and Vail Resorts announce the 1% For The Forest initiative, a beneficiary project in which one percent of revenue from Epic Discovery activities at Heavenly Mountain Resort help fund important ecological restoration and conservation projects managed by The Nature Conservancy. The important eco-discovery projects, the Independence Lake Preserve and River Fork Ranch Preserve, connect citizens of the region with uniquely iconic natural settings.
While Tahoe continues to enjoy the largest snowpack in 22 years, the Best of Tahoe Resorts today announces the availability of the Tahoe Local Pass for the 2017-2018 season, providing unrestricted access to Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. The Tahoe Local Pass also includes limited access to all of Vail Resorts’ iconic mountains in Colorado and Utah.
Amidst the largest snowpack in 22 years, the Best of Tahoe Resorts announce extended ski seasons for Heavenly Mountain Resort daily through April 23, and the weekend of April 28 – 30; Northstar California now offers skiing through April 23. Kirkwood continues with legendary spring skiing through April 16.
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, the Snow.com 96-Hour Sale clock starts ticking with the best values on mountain getaways across Vail Resorts and RockResorts destinations, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City and Grand Teton National Park. www.Snow.com/96hoursale
The New Year has resolved to deliver massive amounts of snow across ski resorts in the western United States, with as much as six feet falling in the last week. A heavy band of snow is expected to continue falling today across the mountains throughout the day, including Colorado’s Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge and Keystone; Utah’s Park City Mountain; and the Lake Tahoe Region’s Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.
North and South Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev. – Dec. 16, 2016 – 5 to 18 inches of fresh snowfall this morning has enabled Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain to open additional terrain to guests of all ability levels this week, with more trails scheduled to open for the weekend. Combined, the three resorts offer guests the most open terrain within the Lake Tahoe region.
Within a week of opening for the ski season, resorts throughout western North America received a massive dose of winter weather – including the arrival of as much as six feet of snow accumulation and cold temperatures which dipped to the single digits. National weather forecasts call for additional snowfall and continued cold temperatures throughout the first week of December.
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