March 14, 2005
South Lake Tahoe, Calif. — Lake Tahoe's original dual mountain season pass is back for 2005/06 and with prices beginning as low as $299, after five visits passholders will be skiing and riding free for the rest of the season. For those who haven't heard, the Double Whammy is the passport to ski/ride some of Tahoe's finest terrain spread over 4,480 acres, 116 runs, 27 lifts, 11 freestyle terrain parks, 50 kilometers of cross country trails and snowshoeing terrain at both Sierra-at-Tahoe and Northstar-at-Tahoe.
The $299 Value Season Pass, the most popular Double Whammy product, allows adults to ski/ride any day excluding blackout dates at Sierra-at-Tahoe and Sunday through Friday excluding blackout dates at Northstar-at-Tahoe.
A limited season pass, valid any day at Sierra and any day excluding blackout dates at Northstar, is priced at $459 for adults. A young adult (ages 13-22) limited pass costs $249 and a child (5-12) limited pass is just $89.
Affordable child season pass prices make it easier than ever for families to enjoy a ski vacation. The limited pass, priced at $89, allows children to ski/ride any day at Sierra and any day excluding blackout dates at Northstar. The unlimited season pass valid any day of the season at both resorts is priced at $119.
Sierra and Northstar are enticing students to make the grade on the slopes this season with the College Double Whammy season pass. The price of the college pass is just $249, and it allows students of all ages to ski/ride any day at Sierra and any day excluding blackout dates at Northstar. Students must show a current college photo ID and proof of enrollment in a minimum of six class credits to qualify for this pass.
Double Whammy passholders receive a number of perks including:
Those who are afraid of commitment can test the product this season before they commit to next year's season pass. Guests can trade in today's lift ticket for up to a $30 credit toward a 2005/06 season pass purchase.
Double Whammy passes go on sale March 14, 2005. The blackout dates for the 2005/06 winter season are Nov. 25-26, 2005, Dec. 26-31, 2005 Jan. 14-15, 2006 and Feb. 18-19, 2006.
Those seeking to purchase their 2005/06 Double Whammy Pass should log onto www.DoubleWhammyPass.com or call (530) 659-7453 x208 or 1-800-GO-NORTH.