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When lift tickets can cost anywhere from a hundred dollars or more for a day pass, it’s no wonder so many people invest in a season pass.

Feeling a little overloaded by all the choices? The many great ski resorts in the Tahoe region can do that to you. We’re here to help you find the right one.

The Epic Pass was released by Vail Resorts ten years ago and revolutionized the way ski resorts make money with one season pass to rule all of the company’s mountains for just a few hundred dollars. The Epic Pass price tag today is $949 and offers unlimited skiing at 65 resorts in eight states, Canada, Europe, Australia and Japan. The Ikon is a similar product, with unlimited skiing and free days at 35 resorts including Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows,

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Snowsport enthusiasts are patiently waiting for the powder to fall on Lake Tahoe’s ski resorts. Here’s all that’s new for the 2018/2019 season.

Believe it or not, ski season has begun in the Tahoe region and the hopes for another long and strong winter are high. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe opened limited terrain the weekend of October 19 for season-pass holders and plans to reopen to the public this weekend (October 26) with limited terrain. Mt. Rose is usually the first to open due to its area-high base elevation of 8,260 feet.

Last year we had a weaker snow season overall in the greater Reno-Tahoe area, but Mt. Rose still had 324 inches of snow which allowed its skiers to carve and glide down its 1,200 acres from October to the end of April. During the

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Over the weekend, the Tahoe Sierra ski resorts welcomed fresh powder to their slopes.

Image courtesy of Visit Tahoe

Those resorts are counting down to the 2017-18 season. Sugar Bowl reported the most snowfall of 14” and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows was close behind at 12”. Boreal up at Donner Summit had 7” of powder and Mt. Rose reported 3-4”.

Lake Tahoe is more than just a ski destination – it’s a way of life. The beautiful alpine lake has produced many famous athletes. Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso grew up in Squaw Valley, also known as Olympic Valley and host of the 1960 Winter Games. She is the country’s most decorated female Olympian alpine skier and used to pass the Olympic rings that adorn the ski area entrance every other day on

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Lake Tahoe got so much snow, people are talking about skiing all summer into next season.

Andy Wirth, CEO of Squaw Valley, has proposed that the resort stay open through the Fourth of July weekend – if not all the way into the 2017-18 winter season. After the most snow in more than 20 years, some of the Lake’s ski resorts saw more 700 inches of snowfall.

“I’ll drop something on you that you may not be expecting,” Wirth told Truckee Tahoe Radio on April 15. “We are actually considering staying open through the summer and fall so it becomes the ’16-17-18 season. We’re taking a hard look at that. Maybe we spin Shirley [a lift on the mountain’s back side] through the summer, ‘cause there’s so much snow up there.”

August skiing at Squaw is

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The snowpack of Lake Tahoe is reaching record-breaking numbers.

In just 5 days, Lake Tahoe saw 8 feet of snow. At 7,000 feet, meteorologists say that 237 inches have fallen this month alone. This beats the 1973 record of 159 inches of snow that fell in ALL of January that year. Overall, the snowpack at this elevation has gotten 80% of the season average. Since we’re only 43% of the way through the ski season, snow enthusiasts are excited.

There’s even more snow at higher elevations and the legendary ski resorts that surround the lake on all sides. So far this winter, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is boasting over 461 inches of snow. The average snow that Mt. Rose sees in a season is typically around 350 inches. The resort lies at a base elevation of 8,260

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What better way to celebrate the holidays than in the beautiful Reno-Tahoe area.

The northern Nevada region is blessed with four beautiful and distinct seasons with winter being no exception. What better way to celebrate the holidays than with a backdrop of glittering, pure-white snow, warm, hearty meals and crackling fires. We have all of the latest news and mountain playtime that should not be missed this holiday season.

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Northstar California: Après Ski

This ski resort is known for its exciting runs, large amounts of snow and the quaint Northstar Village. This winter, they will be offering several on-slope activities like their Marshmology program by the fire-pits. Indulge in bacon-wrapped s’mores and

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Lake Tahoe area ski resorts are ramping up for a big winter.

Last season, chairlifts in Tahoe were turning for nearly seven months making one of the longest ski season in recent memory. This year resorts around the area are ready for another big season with ongoing capital improvements, new VIP services and air service.

The Reno-Tahoe International Airport will be adding additional air service with nonstop flights this winter from New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Long Beach and other major gateway cities. Did you know that the airport has never experienced closure due to snow? This is good news for all the ski bums trying to get here, or for locals trying to get away for the holidays. In addition, The Reno-Tahoe Airport has recently undergone

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