North America’s most senior-friendly ski resorts for the 2015-16 ski season have been named by SeniorsSkiing.com, an online magazine catering to older snow sports enthusiasts

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Tahoe Donner Named Most Senior-Friendly Ski Resort in California

 

Truckee, Calif. (Nov. 24, 2015) – North America’s most senior-friendly ski resorts for the 2015-16 ski season have been named by SeniorsSkiing.com, an online magazine catering to older snow sports enthusiasts. Sixteen resorts in the East, Midwest, West/Northwest, and Canada regions were recognized for having proactive efforts to meet the needs of senior skiers.

 

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Among 98 other ski resorts who offer free skiing to seniors in the United States and Canada, Tahoe Donner was the only resort in all of California to be given this prestigious accolade. “Results are based on input from a survey of US and Canadian resorts, reader input, and industry sources,” explained Jon Weisberg, co-publisher of SeniorsSkiing.com. “They take into account free or discounted lift tickets and a variety of other features which readers of SeniorsSkiing.com have identified as important.”

 

Some of those important features can be found at Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area and Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, and include:

 

Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area

 

  • Free lift tickets for those age 70 and older
  • Free season passes for those age 70 and older
  • Discounted season packages for those ages 60 – 69
  • Daily discounted rates for ages 60 – 69
  • Group senior day rates (save more by bringing friends)
  • Group senior ski/snowboard lesson packages
  • Individual or private group customized ski lessons
  • Private senior parties (book the entire mountain on select Tuesdays)
  • Free skiing by booking a holiday party
  • Discounted rental rates
  • Transportation service available from Carson City, Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco and San Jose

 

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area

 

  • Discounted season passes
  • Daily discounted rates
  • Group senior day rates (save more by bringing friends)
  • Group senior ski lesson packages
  • Individual or private group customized ski lessons
  • Adaptive ski lessons for those with limitations
  • Free skiing by booking a holiday party
  • Discounted rental rates
  • Companion dogs permitted on select trails

 

Seniors are encouraged to take advantage of the deals and special offers that Tahoe Donner is proud to offer. To learn more about senior incentives in detail, please visit www.tahoedonner.com or call Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area at 530-587-9444 or Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area at 530-587-9484.

 

About Tahoe Donner

Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.

 

Tahoe Donner offers three venues to explore each winter. At Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, skiers and snowshoers may explore over 100 kilometers of groomed terrain and five huts throughout the expansive trail system. This year, a brand new state-of-the-art facility (Alder Creek Adventure Center) with expanded services will open, and many events will take place throughout the season, such as the new Winter Festival and Taste of Truckee gourmet tour. At Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area, skiers will reap the benefits of snowmaking, new this year, while taking advantage of a variety of learn-to-ski programs and family events. Highlights include the Annual Torchlight Parade and the 200-Foot Banana Split Extravaganza. Tahoe Donner Snowplay is the perfect venue for families with children as well as the young at heart, offering the most affordable sledding and tubing options in the area, plus snowball launching contests and more wacky events throughout the season. New to Snowplay this year is a food truck serving up delicious and affordable cuisine options.

 

Located 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California, Tahoe Donner operates a wide variety of recreational facilities – some which are for members only and others which are also open to the general public. These amenities can be explored in detail at Tahoedonner.com.

 

For more information on Tahoe Donner, as well as its recreational facilities and events, please visit tahoedonner.com or call 530-587-9400. ‘Like’ Tahoe Donner on Facebook at facebook.com/tahoedonner and follow Tahoe Donner on Twitter @tahoedonner and Instagram @TahoeDonnerAssociation.

 

Tahoe Donner Cross Country and Downhill season passes now on sale for 2015-2016 at preseason rates! If you purchase yours by Nov. 30, you’ll not only save money but you’ll get additional perks and deals throughout the season. Also, now is the time to sign up for our season-long programs for kids interested in Nordic, downhill, or snowboarding. Don’t delay – these programs will sell out!

www.tahoedonner.com

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