Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts Follow Snowy President’s Day with Over Seven Feet of Fresh Snow in Seven Days
Lake Tahoe, Calif. & Nev. (Thursday, February 23, 2017) – Lake Tahoe ski resorts celebrated a snowy President’s Day holiday thanks to multiple winter storm systems that have made this one of the snowiest seasons on record for the region. These classic mid-winter storms currently blanketing the region in snow showcase the intensity that the region is known for – seeing snow measured in feet rather than inches. In the past week, resorts have accumulated over seven feet, a statistic that adds to the already massive snow totals for the season. Additionally, with January storms totaling more than 23 feet in some areas, Lake Tahoe ski resorts have one of the highest base depths in the country. With these amazing conditions across the region and fresh snow in the cards through the remainder of the week, skiers, snowboarders and all winter enthusiasts are enjoying extraordinary powder days and visitors can expect these storms to provide fantastic spring skiing throughout Lake Tahoe, with some resorts planning to stay open as late as July 4th. **B-Roll and Storm Photos Available** Growing air service options boosts visitors to Lake Tahoe region Additionally, Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) recently reported that passenger numbers delivered the highest year-over-year annual growth since 2004. The rise in passenger counts can be attributed to the increase in air service and additional flights flying in and out of Reno-Tahoe. Now, it’s easier than ever for destination travelers to take advantage of new non-stop flights into the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RTIA). New non-stop service began last month from Love Field in Dallas supplementing the existing flights from Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport. RTIA has also added new air service from major gateway air markets such as New York, Atlanta, Oakland, Los Angeles, Long Beach and Orange County. Ski Lake Tahoe resorts are offering “Ski Free the Same Day You Fly” promotions for travelers who show their boarding passes at participating resorts. With resorts as close as 30-minutes from RTIA, hitting the slopes on travel days is a reality in Lake Tahoe. B-Roll Footage and Storm Photos Available Broadcast quality video footage and high-resolution photography are available for media use showcasing the recent snowfall and current conditions. These visual assets can be downloaded here: Heavenly Mountain Resort Kirkwood Mountain Resort Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe Northstar California Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows About Ski Lake Tahoe Surrounding North America’s largest alpine lake, the collection of resorts that make up Ski Lake Tahoe are Heavenly, Homewood, Kirkwood, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, Northstar California, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. Lake Tahoe boasts some of the highest annual snowfall totals in the entire country while still averaging more than 300 days of sunshine each year. The seven resorts, all offering breathtaking lake views and panoramic mountains vistas, 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, please visit www.SkiLakeTahoe.com.