The weather is getting cooler. Which means the start of ski season is fast approaching. Ski resorts in California, Colorado and the East coast are preparing to see an influx of skiers this year. With prices at a very competitive rate, skiers are prepared to get a lot of enjoyment for their money. In other words, a bang for their bucks. There are also Season Ski passes available for most of the resorts. A number of ski resorts offer a variety of packages. So it makes it easier to gather a group of friends and head up for some fun. This way it would be easier on your wallet. A majority of the younger people have taken up snowboarding. A great way to let off some steam, show off their skills, while trying to out do their buddies.
Places like Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadow in Olympic Village, California is noted to be two of the best spots for skiing. In Squaw Valley, if you stay in Lake Tahoe you can experience some fine dining, some great shopping and the night life is something to be desired. Guaranteed you will be just steps from the slopes. Just in case you wanted to save on diving, so you can have more time doing something fun and exciting. This is the place for you.
At Alpine Meadows the vertical drop is 1,800 ft. Whew! That sure makes great skiing for any thrill seeker. The terrain starts from beginners to advance. There is a class for everyone’s enjoyment. On average, they would get around 402 inches of snow. Their snow season is one of the longest. Squaw Valley and Alpine meadows merged in Sept 2011. They kept their separate identities, but is running under the same umbrella.
You will definitely receive the same level of professional service at both places. Maybe, on one of your jaunts, you may even run into Andrew “Andy” Wirth. He is the President and CEO of two ski resorts in California. Andy Wirth is the CEO of Alpine Meadows and the Squaw Valley Resort. Andy Wirth has 25 years of experience working the mountain resort industry. His expertise has led him to create some of the best ski resorts in the United States. So no matter which one you choose, you will have the time of your life. So go ahead and make some reservations. You will be glad you did. Enjoy!