Sugar Bowl announces Nov. 25 opening |

Sugar Bowl announces Nov. 25 opening

Sun Staff report

DONNER SUMMIT, Calif. and#8212; Sugar Bowl Resort announced Wednesday that it will open for its 70th season of operation on Nov. 25.

Both the White Pine and Jerome Hill chairlifts will run, while the Judah Lodge will be open to accommodate all lift ticket, season pass, food and beverage, and rental and lesson needs.

Resort management intends to closely monitor both weather and snow-making temperatures over the coming week to take advantage of any potential for additional lift and trail openings for the holiday weekend.

and#8220;One thing is certain,and#8221; said Sugar Bowl’s director of sales and marketing, John Monson, and#8220;with 7 inches falling late last week, quality snow-making temperatures on the mountain and a storm forecasting 10 to 16 inches more moving in later this week and over the weekend, opening day for the 2009/10 season should be great.and#8221;

Skiers and riders can expect special discounted rates on lift tickets for the opening weekend, and tickets will include the popular General Admission program offering free rentals and two-hour group lessons for ticket purchasers age 13-69, as well as all season pass holders.

Daily CORE Passes will be available to purchase for $19, giving the card-holder, plus one friend, an additional $10 off the already discounted opening weekend lift ticket prices.