Squaw and Alpine offer $50 lift tickets, pool parties and spring music | SierraSun.com

Squaw and Alpine offer $50 lift tickets, pool parties and spring music

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TAHOE, Calif. and#8212; In light of their extended spring season, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have announced passholders of other resorts may ski or ride for $50 through the end of the season. Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are scheduled to remain open daily through April 29, with Alpine Meadows continuing to remain open Fridays-Sundays through May 13.

To redeem the $50 lift tickets passholders of other ski resorts must show their season passes to the new Ticket and Pass Center at Squaw Valley or the Special Tickets Office at Alpine Meadows. Skiers and riders taking advantage of this offer will also be able to turn in their lift ticket at the end of the day and receive up to $30 off a 2012-13 Tahoe Super Pass. Tahoe Super Passes are on sale now starting at $429 for adults and include free skiing and riding for the remainder of this winter season.

The deep spring snowpack has created a great base as well as phenomenal snow conditions for spring skiing at both resorts and#8212; think incredible corn snow, brilliant blue skies and an amazing lineup of events.

Squaw Valley will host pool parties every weekend at the resortand#8217;s mountaintop pool and hot tub. Free for all season passholders and $14 for ticket holders, the High Camp Pool and Hot Tub is nestled between Squawand#8217;s peaks at elevation 8,200 feet.

At Alpine Meadows a springtime favorite is the Spring Music Series featuring live music every weekend throughout the spring ski season. Well-known bands and DJs play at the Alpine Meadows Sun Deck or on the legendary Alpine Bandwagon and#8212; the one and only customized snow grooming machine which features a stage, outdoor concert sound system. In the coming weeks, look forward to entertainment from bands such as Shotgun Wedding Quintet (April 21) and DJs including DJ One Truest and DJ Zeb Early (May 12).

For more information, conditions updates and lodging packages, visit http://www.squaw.com or http://www.skialpine.com or call 1-800-403-0206.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com