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Squaw Valley slashes season pass prices

Sun Staff reports

Squaw Valley USA pass prices for the 2009-2010 season have been slashed by $1,000 in honor of the 60th anniversary of the resort’s founding and the 50th anniversary of Squaw Valley hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics.

Coined the “50/60 Pass,” the drastically reduced season pass goes on sale March 20.

The 50/60 celebration kicks off opening day, Nov 21, 2009, when Squaw Valley pro skier and base jumper Shane McConkey base jumps out of the resort’s Cable Car.

The adult passes, if purchased by May 11, are as follows:

BRONZE – $369

Valid seven days a week beginning Nov. 20, 2009

Includes free night skiing/riding

Not valid: Saturdays from Dec. 27, 2009″Feb. 28, 2010; Dec. 27, 2009″Jan. 3, 2010 ; Jan. 16-17, 2010 ; Feb. 13-14, 2010.

SILVER – $469

Valid seven days a week beginning Nov. 20, 2009

Includes free night skiing/riding

Not valid: Dec. 27, 2009″Jan. 2, 2010 ; Jan. 16-17, 2010 ; Feb. 13-14, 2010.

GOLD – $949

Valid seven days a week beginning Nov. 20 through the end of the season

Perks include: Four vouchers for $20 off an Adult All Day lift ticket; four free adult group lessons; 15 percent off Squaw Valley retail purchases; hosted passholder party; summer Cable Car with purchase by May 11; free night skiing/riding.

PLATINUM – $1499

Valid seven days a week beginning Nov. 20 through the end of the season

Perks include: Invitation to one “early-up” date per month; access to Squaw out-of-bounds program; Ski with Jonny Moseley dates; two complimentary Adult All Day lift tickets; 10 free Adult group lessons; Hosted Passholder party; 20 percent off Squaw Valley retail purchases; free 10 Wax Card; four vouchers for $20 off an Adult All Day lift ticket; Summer Cable Car with purchase by May; free night skiing/riding.

* Complete child, young adult, senior and race team pricing is available at http://www.squaw.com.