Sierra-at-Tahoe™ Resort Now Open With Top to Bottom Skiing and Riding Print-version

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. December 14, 2012 – With the support of multiple early-season snowfalls, including 16 inches in the past two days, and cold temperatures Sierra Resort® is proud to announce that on Saturday, December 15, 2012 the mountain will be open from top to bottom, including West Bowl. West Bowl offers long cruisers and intermediate to advanced runs, along with unbeatable views of Pyramid Peak and Desolation Wilderness. Beginners to experts now have the opportunity to enjoy over 2,212 feet of vertical terrain, three terrain parks, and lessons for all ages and ability levels.

Along with new terrain opening this Saturday, the 360 Smokehouse BBQ, located at the top of the mountain next to the Grandview chairlift, will open for the season as well. With a smoker located at the top of the mountain, the aroma of fresh BBQ is sure to entice skiers and riders to indulge in traditional BBQ favorites such as brisket, pulled pork sandwiches, ribs, and more. The on-hill dining experience also offers one of the best views of Lake Tahoe in the entire Lake Tahoe basin.

Season passes are still on sale starting at just $239 and one of the only season passes still available for purchase at such a great value. Lift tickets are $79 for adults (23-64), $69 for young adults (13-22), $53 for seniors, and $21 for children (5-12). Enjoy new snow, new terrain, and some tasty mountaintop BBQ at northern California’s closest major ski resort.

More about Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort: Keepin’ It Real

With 480 inches of average annual snowfall, wind-protected slopes, incredible tree skiing, and 320 acres of backcountry terrain out the Huckleberry Gates, Sierra™ Resort is a bastion of the authentic California ski experience. For beginner skiers and riders Sierra Resort is home to the worlds only Burton Star Wars Experience, has over 100 acres of dedicated terrain, four beginner-only conveyor lifts, a $39 adult beginner package, and PSIA Certified Instructors, Sierra Resort is the place to learn to ski or ride in Lake Tahoe. For freestylers, a commitment to innovative terrain parks has led to Sierra Resort being recognized by TransWorld SNOWboarding as a Top 10 Overall Resort as well as among the Top 10 Best Parks and Pipes in the nation. Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort embraces skiers and snowboarders who want to escape from everyday life and enjoy the simple pleasure of winter in the mountains.

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