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Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Learn to Ski or Board For $25 in North Tahoe December 9-10

(TAHOE CITY, California) - Not everyone can gracefully schuss down black diamond slopes and North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are giving novice skiers and snowboarders the opportunity to learn at bargain prices. The 7th Annual Learn to Ski and Board Weekend, December 9-10, costs $25 and includes an all-day beginner lift ticket, group lesson and gear rental.

First-timers have their choice of resorts to learn at including Alpine Meadows, Boreal Mountain Resort, Diamond Peak, Granlibakken, Homewood Mountain Resort, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Squaw Valley USA and Sugar Bowl. Reservations are not required, but participants should arrive early. Lesson packages can be purchased at each individual resort the day of lessons. Students should contact resorts directly for resort-specific information. Last year nearly 3,000 beginner skiers and boarders participated. Learn to Ski and Board lodging/event packages are available, beginning at $69 per person/per day, based on double occupancy. Some restrictions apply. Resorts not open December 9-10 due to early conditions may offer a Learn to Ski Weekend later in the season when weather permits.

North Lake Tahoe is a 45-minute drive from the Reno Tahoe International Airport, two hours from Sacramento International Airport and just over three hours from San Francisco International Airport. For lodging reservations and event details, call North Lake Tahoe at 1-877-949-3296 or visit www.GoTahoeNorth.com. Visitor information centers are located at 380 North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City, California and 969 Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village, Nevada.

The North Lake Tahoe Marketing Cooperative is a partnership between the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau and the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association. The combined efforts of both entities are aimed to further promote North Lake Tahoe as a premier, year-round destination.

To watch a ski and snowboard movie of Alpine Meadows click here
To watch a ski and snowboard review of Alpine Meadows click here
To watch a ski and snowboard movie of Squaw Valley USA click here
To watch a ski and snowboard review of Squaw Valley USA click here

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