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Powdery Winter Conditions Thanks to Two Feet of Snow

Recent Storms Open Additional Chairlifts and Terrain, More on the Horizon

Lake Tahoe, CA & NV (January 31, 2014) – Skiers and snowboarders are rejoicing in the Northern Sierra thanks to a powerful Pacific storm that blanketed the slopes in Lake Tahoe with nearly two feet of fresh snow. Forecasts are calling for additional accumulations throughout the weekend with another strong low pressure system tracking toward the region late next week ensuring powdery conditions heading into the month of February.


The recent snowfall has also allowed resort operators to open additional chairlifts and terrain including numerous trails for advanced and expert riders. The nine Ski Lake Tahoe resorts are now boasting an impressive variety of open terrain with options for every ability level – sculpted terrain for beginners, ready-to-carve corduroy for intermediates and deep powder for experts, as well as award-winning terrain parks and halfpipes for the freestyle-minded.


This latest storm is perfectly timed to freshen up the slopes in advance of numerous special events, signature competitions and high-energy après ski parties slated to take place at Lake Tahoe ski resorts during the month of February. For a full listing of upcoming events, please visit the Event Calendar or Lake Tahoe Chatter pages on SkiLakeTahoe.com.


For complete details on booking a winter getaway to Lake Tahoe including incredible deals on mid-winter stay-and-ski packages, please visit SkiLakeTahoe.com to conveniently access resort profiles, weather forecasts, real-time snow reports, webcams and discounts on both lift tickets and lodging.


**B-Roll Footage and Storm Photos Available**

The following links are to broadcast quality footage shot during the recent storms at Lake Tahoe resorts. Please feel free to contact Daniel Pistoresi directly at daniel@dispatchco.com or 530.307.9839 with any further story needs including high resolution photos, interview requests or any difficulties associated with downloading footage:


Alpine Meadows/Squaw Valley

Heavenly Mountain Resort

Northstar California


About Ski Lake Tahoe
Surrounding North America's largest alpine lake, the collection of resorts that make up Ski Lake Tahoe are Alpine Meadows, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, Northstar California, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort, Squaw Valley, Sugar Bowl and Homewood. Lake Tahoe boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year, and the region has some of the highest annual snowfall amounts in North America. The nine resorts, all offering unparalleled scenic vistas of panoramic mountain and lake views, are conveniently located near the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. For further information on how to book airfare, lodging, lift tickets and transportation for Ski Lake Tahoe resorts and their travel partners, visit www.skilaketahoe.com.


Contact:  Eric Doyne, Dispatch Comms., (415) 652-8452, eric@dispatchco.com



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