Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, CA – Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows announce season pass pricing for the 2013-14 winter season. The 2013-14 Tahoe Super Pass offers unrivaled terrain with three ski resorts, free spring skiing at Squaw and Alpine, a pass that pays for itself in four to six days and the best passholder benefits of any Lake Tahoe resort when purchased before the May 7 deadline. Those who purchase a Gold or Silver Tahoe Super Pass before May 7 will not only lock in the guaranteed best prices as well as the most benefits of any other Tahoe resort, but will also get free skiing and riding at Sierra-at-Tahoe (2013-2014 season), which combined with Squaw and Alpine, means 8,000 skiable acres, 15 terrain parks, 2 super pipes, 57 lifts and 316 trails. Bronze and College passholders will be able to ski or ride at Sierra-at-Tahoe for just $50.
In addition to access to some of the most phenomenal terrain in Lake Tahoe, there are many other reasons not to miss out on the Tahoe Super Pass for the 2013-14 season. Here is a breakdown of the top five reasons to buy a Tahoe Super Pass:
- Access to three ski resorts – both North and South Lake Tahoe access Gold and Silver passholders can ski for free at Sierra-at-Tahoe, and Bronze pass holders can ski or ride Sierra for $50. With the addition of Sierra-at-Tahoe, skiers and riders can access 8,000 skiable acres, 15 terrain parks, 2 super pipes, 57 lifts and 316 trails all on one pass.
- Free skiing and riding this spring This spring, new passholders can ski and ride for free at Squaw and Alpine starting March 31 with the purchase of a 2013-14 Tahoe Super Pass.
- More passholder perks than any other Tahoe Resort When purchased before the May 7 deadline, the Tahoe Super Pass Membership Perks has the most benefits of any pass in the area with perks valued at up to $2,000 (for Gold passholders). Perks for all season passes include onsite discounts such as 10 percent off food and beverage at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, discounted friends and family tickets, and free or discounted dawn patrols. All passholders receive $100 off summer camp at Woodward Tahoe plus a $259 Bunker Pass (a $90 savings). Additional perks for the Gold pass include lift ticket privileges at other resorts, such as two free tickets to Whistler Blackcomb and 50 percent off lift tickets at all the Mountain Collective resorts (Alta, Aspen-Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth Mountain, Snowbird, Whistler Blackcomb). All passholders also receive great lodging discounts at The Village at Squaw Valley. For a more comprehensive outline of top benefits, see “Tahoe’s Best Benefit Package” list below.
- The Bronze Pass has the least restrictions of its kind than any other Tahoe Resort With only 10 restricted holidays and restricted Saturdays only in January and February, the Bronze pass has fewer restrictions than any other comparable pass in Tahoe.
- Ski and ride for free in less than four to six days The College pass pays for itself in less than four days. For those that purchase a Bronze adult pass, the pass pays for itself in less than five days. For Silver passholders, the pass pays for itself in less than six days, and for Gold passholders, it pays for itself in less than eight days.
Tahoe’s Best Benefits Package - the Tahoe Super Pass Membership Perks:
Benefits at Squaw/Alpine:
- Discounted lift ticket for eight friends or family with the gold or silver pass if purchased by May 7.
- Bronze passholders get six discounted friends and family tickets if purchased by May 7.
- Two free early lift-access Dawn Patrols at Squaw Valley for Gold passholders. Fifty percent off all Dawn Patrols for Silver and Bronze passholders.
- All-day lift tickets available at afternoon rates on Silver and Bronze blackout dates.
- 10 percent off food at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows owned food and beverage outlets.
- Free 2013 summer Aerial Tram access at Squaw Valley.
- Free 2013 spring pool and hot tub access at High Camp at Squaw Valley.
- Free night skiing during night operations at Squaw Valley.
- 30 percent off adult and young adult private, half-day ski and snowboard lessons, non-holiday
- Retail discounts.
- Fifty percent discount on demos Monday – Thursday, non-holidays.
- Resort charge and direct-to-lift privileges.
Lift Ticket Benefits:
- The Village at Squaw Valley: Summer, fall and early winter discounts at 30 percent off for midweek stays and 10 percent off for weekend stays (Friday and Saturday nights) valid through 12/19/13. Winter discounts at 25 percent off midweek stays and 10 percent off weekend stays. See more details for blackout dates, restrictions and requirements.
- Atlantis Casino Hotel in Reno: Twenty percent off lodging. See more details for restrictions and requirements.
- Woodward Tahoe: $100 summer camp discount and $259 Bunker Pass.
- California Adventure Package, if purchased by May 7, includes the following:
- Buy one night, get the second night free at each of these hotels: Hotel del Coronado (Coronado, Calif.), La Costa Resort (Carlsbad, Calif.) and Rancho Las Palmas (Rancho Mirage, Calif.).
- Six free winter conditioning classes at Western Athletic Clubs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Three complimentary rounds of golf. One at each of the following Sacramento, Calif. area golf courses: Turkey Creek Golf Club; Empire Ranch Golf Club and Teal Bend Golf Club.
2012-13 Season Pass Pricing:
The following is the adult pricing for the 2013-14 season pass. Lowest pricing is only guaranteed through May 7, 2013.
- GOLD - $769 Skiers and riders can take full advantage of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows’ legendary terrain every day of the 2012-13 winter season with the gold pass option. The Gold Pass is the most “bang for your buck” season pass. No restrictions.SILVER - $539 Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows’ Silver Pass is valid daily, excluding select holiday dates.* Ideal for those looking to ski weekends.
- BRONZE - $479 Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows’ most inexpensive pass is ideal for those who can navigate a more restricted pass. Only 10 restricted holidays and restricted Saturdays only in January and February **
- COLLEGE - $399 Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows’ college pass is valid daily with no restrictions. The college pass is available to all full-time college students (12 credits or more), including undergraduate and graduate/technical students, at accredited colleges and universities.
- YOUNG ADULT –Ages 13-22 Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows’ young adult rates are available for ages 13-22. Young adult rates are as follows: Gold - $599; Silver - $389; Bronze- $239.
- CHILD –Ages 5-12 Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows’ child rates are available for ages 5-12 (4 and under ski for free). Child rates are as follows: Gold - $299; Silver - $229.
- SENIOR – Ages 65-75 Senior rates are as follows: Gold - $599; Silver - $389; Bronze- $329.
- SUPER SENIOR –Age 75+ Super Senior rates are as follows: Gold - $299; Silver - $229.
Note: Complete pricing is available online.
*Silver Pass blackout dates: Dec. 26-31, 2013; Jan. 18-19, 2014; Feb. 15-16, 2014 (10 dates total)
**Bronze Pass blackout dates: Dec. 26-31, 2013; Jan. 18-19, 2013; Feb. 15-16, 2014; Saturdays from Jan. 4- March 1, 2014 (17 dates total)
Season Pass Insurance: Season passholders have the option to purchase insurance in the event of an unexpected situation such as an injury or job loss. Pass insurance is $35 for adults, young adults, college students and seniors. Children and super senior rates are $24.
How to Purchase: For maximum convenience, Squaw season passes can be purchased online beginning on Sat., March 23, 2013. Purchasers can fill-out all necessary forms, receive more information regarding season pass protection policy and payment information online.