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Submitted by arichmond on Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 3:15pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Amelia Richmond, Squaw Valley
530-452-7111 or arichmond@squaw.com

 

Jenny Kendrick, Alpine Meadows
(530) 581-8321 or jkendrick@skialpine.com


 

Snow Alert: Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley Blasted with up to 4 Feet of Snow in 24 Hours

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have nearly 4 feet of new snow, bringing storm snow totals up to 7 feet


 

[Olympic Valley and Tahoe City, Calif.] March 17, 2012 – It’s St. Patty’s day and there was no better way to celebrate the luck of the Irish than to take advantage of a break in the storm and enjoy the bounty of snow that has piled up at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. As predicted, heavy snow hammered the resorts dumping up to 4 feet of fresh snow in the last 24 hours, bringing storm totals up to nearly 7 feet. With a nice break in the storm this morning, skiers and riders frolicked in cold powder until the next wave of the storm started to move in this afternoon to refresh the goods with another 6-12 inches of snow expected through Sunday.

 

FOOTAGE INCLUDES: B-roll of snow, skiing, snowboarding and guests enjoying powder, plus a resort sound bite. Shot Sat., March 17, 2012 at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows.

 

HD VIDEO BROLL FILE:

Click here to preview snow storm broll footage.

Click here to download HD .MPEG2 (1280x720) storm broll footage.

 

SUPPORTING COPY / NEWS RELEASE: 

It’s St. Patty’s day and there was no better way to celebrate the luck of the Irish than to take advantage of a break in the storm and enjoy the bounty of snow that has piled up at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. As predicted, heavy snow hammered the resorts dumping up to 4 feet of fresh snow in the last 24 hours, bringing storm totals up to nearly 7 feet.  With a nice break in the storm this morning, skiers and riders frolicked in cold powder until the next wave of the storm started to move in this afternoon to refresh the goods with another 6-12 inches of snow expected through Sunday.

 

To enjoy the incredible conditions at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows at the best rate, skiers and riders can purchase the Tahoe Super 4, which offers four completely unrestricted days of skiing and riding at both resorts for less than $73 per day. Kids (12 and under) rates are also available. The Tahoe Super 4 also includes the ability to ski or ride any four Friday afternoons for free.
 

 

College students can take advantage of $59 College Discount Lift Tickets March 25-30, April 1-6 and April 8-13.

 

With new snow, now is a great time to plan ahead and take advantage of the incredible value of the Kids Ski Free package – purchase two adult two-day lift tickets and receive up to four children’s two-day tickets for free when you stay at The Village at Squaw Valley.  Rates start at $158 per person, per night. Other restrictions apply.* The Village at Squaw Valley is located in the heart of Squaw Valley, just steps away from the lifts, and is a quick shuttle ride to Alpine Meadows.

 

*Rate for Kids Ski Free package includes two adult two-day lift tickets. Based on two adults, per night, two-night stay for a standard room. You will receive two children's lift tickets per adult ticket, so up to four children for free. Rate does not include taxes. Offer is subject to change and availability. Lift tickets are valid the day after check-in, and are for consecutive days. Offer is valid for one-night stays and available for other room types, rates will vary.

 

 

SOUNDBITES/INTERVIEWS:

Jenny Kendrick, Alpine Meadows/Squaw Valley spokesperson

 

 

LOCATORS:

- Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, Lake Tahoe, Calif.

- Zip Code: 96146

 

 

FOOTAGE PROVIDED BY:

Alpine Meadows 

Jenny Kendrick, Alpine Meadows

(530) 581-8321

jkendrick@skialpine.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 slopeside lodging experience.

 

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.

 

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, 43 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on the Tahoe Super Pass or any lift ticket.
 

 

For more information, conditions updates and lodging packages, visit www.squaw.com or www.skialpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206.

FOOTAGE PROVIDED BY:
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows

Jenny Kendrick, Alpine Meadows
(530) 581-8321
jkendrick@skialpine.com

 

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