Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation 09-10 community ski/ride pass on sale | SierraSun.com

Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation 09-10 community ski/ride pass on sale

The Truckee Tahoe Community Foundationandamp;#8217;s (TTCF) 2009-2010 community ski/ride passes are now on sale. One of the most popular ski pass programs in the region allows people to sample 13 different North Tahoe ski resorts for just $369 andamp;#8212; or about $14 a day. Passes are completely transferable, which allows for more flexibility and a greater variety of uses. Two passes per resort means two people can ski together on the same day or one person can ski two different days. The passes are valid Monday through Friday at all resorts, with some Sundays included.Participating resorts include Diamond Peak, Granlibakken, Homewood Mountain Resort, North Tahoe Regional Park, Mt. Rose, Sugar Bowl, Royal Gorge, Tahoe Cross Country and Tahoe Donner Cross Country andamp; Downhill. Also included are Alpine Meadows, Boreal Mountain Resort, Northstar-at-Tahoe and Squaw Valley USA. Local merchants that jumped on the bandwagon include Mumboandamp;#8217;s Mountain Outfitters, Pacoandamp;#8217;s Bike and Ski, Porters Sports, Totally Board and Tahoe Daveandamp;#8217;s Skis and Boards. These merchants offer passholders free demos, free services and great discounts.andamp;#8220;We are truly grateful to these ski industry donors,andamp;#8221; said Lisa Dobey, TTCF CEO. andamp;#8220;The revenue from these passes is essential to the Foundationandamp;#8217;s day-to-day operations.andamp;#8221; Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation was established in March 1998 with a $1 million donation from William Hewlett. Since that time, Hewlettandamp;#8217;s dream has been joined by thousands of permanent and part-time residents who are committed to strengthening the community through philanthropy. Since its inception, the Foundation has stewarded more than $10 million into local organizations working to improve the community and now has assets of $15 million. For more information, visit http://www.ttcf.net or call (530) 587-1776.