Closing dates set for area resorts
Most resorts have announced their closing dates for the 2001-2002 ski and snowboard season, however a few, like Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley and Sugar Bowl, are waiting to see how conditions hold up and how long people will continue to show up.
Alpine Meadows: The tentative closing date for Alpine Meadows is Memorial Day, conditions permitting.
Starting April 1, 2002, passholders and mountain resort employees from any resort can ski or snowboard for $25. Individuals must present 2002 season pass at time of purchase; limit one ticket per pass per day.
Spring Fling Passes are available for $99 and are valid every day until the end of the season.
Boreal: Closing on Sunday
Donner Ski Ranch: The Ranch has set a tentative closing date for April 28. Donner Ski Ranch still has $10 mid-week passes.
Northstar-at-Tahoe: April 21 has been set as the final day of skiing and riding for the 2001-2002 season. To celebrate the completion of the season, Northstar is also throwing a weekend-long Spring Fling party, including an Earth Day Celebration on the Chaparral
Deck on April 20 with special guests Mumbo Gumbo. The final day of operation will include on-snow competitions, and a live DJ and a pond skimming competition.
Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort: As of Wednesday, April 10, Royal Gorge had yet to set a closing date, though it will likely close before the end of April. Call 426-3871 for more information.
Soda Springs: Closing on Sunday.
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort: Bill Hudson of Sugar Bowl said resort officials will decide later this week on a closing date. Hudson said it will likely be April 21 or 28.
Specials include $25 lift tickets for all college students with student identification for the remainder of the season. Also, Sugar Bowl put their 2002/03 season passes on sale last month. Passes purchased this season will be honored for the remainder of this year as well as next year.
Squaw Valley USA: Squaw Valley is looking to stay open until May 27, conditions permitting. Numerous special events are scheduled into May. See sports briefs for details.
Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area: Sunday, April 7 was the final day of the season for the Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area.
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