Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort Opens for 2014/15 Season on Saturday, Dec. 13

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Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort Extends Purchase Period for Ride Local Card to Sunday, Dec. 14

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort(LVSSR) opens for the 2014/15 season on Saturday, Dec. 13 by opening Rabbit Peak lift that serves the area’s beginner terrain area. Guests can also enjoy round trip scenic chair rides on LVSSR’s new “Bluebird” quad chair lift. Lifts open at 9 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. Daily lift tickets for Rabbit Peak are $20. Scenic chair lift rides on Bluebird are $10 for adults, $5 for children and are complimentary for season pass holders. Lessons and complimentary coaching will also be available and Bighorn Grill and Bristlecone Bar will be serving food and beverages. “We are excited finally kick off our winter season and appreciate the community’s patience during this unseasonably warm weather,” said Kevin Stickelman, LVSSR president and general manager. Stickelman notes that LVSSR will continue its snowmaking efforts through the weekend, weather permitting, along with the natural snowfall that is forecasted for the area.

“We are excited finally kick off our winter season and appreciate the community’s patience during this unseasonably warm weather,” said Kevin Stickelman, LVSSR president and general manager. Stickelman notes that LVSSR will continue its snowmaking efforts through the weekend, weather permitting, along with the natural snowfall that is forecasted for the area.

LVSSR’s snow tubing area is expected to open on Saturday, Dec. 20. New this season, guests can enjoy a 90-minute snow sliding sessions on weekends and holidays. Tickets for snow tubing are $20 and include inner tube rental. 

With continued snowmaking and natural snowfall, LVSSR expects to open terrain served by the new Bluebird Doppelmayr quad chair lift on Monday, Dec. 15. Bluebird replaces the 32-year-old Chair 2 chair lift, doubling uphill capacity for 900 guests per hour to 1,800.

LVSSR has also extended the purchase period for its Ride Local Card promotion through Sunday, December 14. For a one-time buy-in fee of $69, cardholders can lock in a daily lift ticket rate of $39 for the entire season, which includes two complimentary periods of skiing/riding (Dec. 13– 21 and the last week of the season). There are no blackout dates and lift tickets are non-transferable. For more information on LVSSR, please visitwww.skilasvegas.com.

Throughout the season, guests are encouraged to purchase lift tickets online with a substantial savings for any day of LVSSR’s season that runs through April 5, 2015, weather permitting. A walk-up window rate of $70 is still available. For more information on LVSSR, please visit www.skilasvegas.com.

For updates on the opening, please visit www.skilasvegas.com

About Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort (LVSSR) is located approximately one hour from downtown Las Vegas in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Established in 1963, LVSSR offers guests 195 acres of terrain, 30 trails that are accessed via three chair lifts and one tubing lift and an additional 250 acres of hike-to terrain. LVSSR averages 212 inches of snowfall per year and offers ski and snowboard coaching, a terrain park, and lodge amenities include dining, a retail shop and a host of summer activities. For more information, please visit www.skilasvegas.com. Follow LVSSR on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.

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Media Contacts

To schedule interviews in advance of opening day, please contact:

Veronica Kawka, veronica@forteprlv.com,o. 702.898.2547 c. 702.832.7368

LVSSR contact:

Jim Seely, jseely@lvssr.com, o. 702.371.9322

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