Tahoe South Press Releases
Tahoe South Springs Forward with Foot of New Snow at Tahoe South
South Shore ski resorts received 11-17 inches of new snow this past weekend
March 3, 2015 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) Tahoe South launches into spring with more than a foot of fresh snow falling on area ski resorts: Heavenly, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Kirkwood this past weekend with additional accumulation occurring on Monday afternoon and evening. Sunny skies and clear roads are in the forecast for the remainder of the week. (www.tahoesouth.com)
“The recent snowfall is perfect timing as we head into one of the most popular months of ski season with spring breakers flocking to South Shore,” said Carol Chaplin, executive director of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority. “We’re looking forward to an action-packed remainder of the season with activities and events both on and off the slopes.”
Spring Break Slopeside
Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Unbuckle at Tamarack is rated as the No. 1 après ski party in North America by Forbes, CNN Travel, and Travel + Leisure and features music, dancing, half-priced drinks, food specials, and giveaways daily from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Guest DJs and the Heavenly Angels - ripping skiers by day and go-go dancers as the sun goes down, are available at Unbuckle on Fridays and Saturdays. www.skiheavenly.com
The Rahlves' Banzai Tour - a big mountain freeride meets ski/boarder-cross style race from the top of the Wall to the bottom of Snow Snake Gully at Kirkwood Mountain Resort is March 7-8. The event is organized by former US Olympic skier and X-Game Skier Cross Champion, Daron Rahlves. www.kirkwood.com
Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort hosts the Equinox Music Series including live music from Scott Pemberton, March 21 and Rainbow Girls, March 28 from 3:15 – 6:15 p.m. on the Solstice Plaza. The final stop of the Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series World Tour is March 22. The competition format rewards riders for individual style, creativity and self-expression that focus on the basics of the sport. www.sierraattahoe.com.
Casinos, local pubs/restaurants swell with nighttime entertainment. Music and entertainment at Vinyl at the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe includes Voodoo Cowboys, March 5; Keyser Soze, March 6; Craig Chaquico, March 7; Moondog Matinee, March 13; Frank Hannon, March 14; Rustlers Hear, March 18; Jelly Bread, March 19; Rusty Anderson of the Paul McCartney Band, March 21; Asphalt Cowboys, March 25; Alkadelics, March 26; and Night Ranger, March 27-28. South Shore Room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe includes Pat Travers, March 7; Abbacadabra, March 14; and Punch Brothers, March 28. MontBleu Resort’s line-up consists of Beach Boys, March 27 and the Banff Mountain Film Festival, March 30.
The final of the three-part Camp Richardson’s Snowshoe Cocktail Races series is set for March 21, at 7 p.m. Racers, cocktail trays in hand, navigate through obstacles and up and down the beach. The winner is the fastest and driest at the finish. Prizes range from dining certificates and marina rentals. Registration is free in multiple race categories.
Tahoe South has a variety of ski packages that include lift tickets, rentals, free night stays, dining, area attractions, etc. For details visit, https://tahoesouth.com/deals/accommodations.
For real time updates on events, promotions, packages, conditions and events in Tahoe South, The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority is on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TahoeSouth, Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TahoeSouth, YouTube: www.youtube.com/LTVA, Instagram: www.instagram.com/tahoesouth and use #tahoesouth and #teamwinter to share posts. For Tahoe South information: 1-800-288-2463 or www.tahoesouth.com.
Contact: Jenn Boyd or Phil Weidinger, Weidinger Public Relations, 775-588-2412 or [email protected].
About the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Designated the “America’s Best Ski Destination” by USA TODAY readers (Jan. 2014), Tahoe South combines the distinctive appeal of two worlds: spectacular natural beauty and a modern tourism destination with an array of outdoor recreation, entertainment, nightlife and gaming. Tahoe’s timeless splendor and an emerging economic diversity toward health and wellness, green business practices and sustainability continue to define its inimitable personality. For information about lodging, recreation and family packages at Tahoe South, call 1-800-288-2463 or log onto www.TahoeSouth.com