Squaw Valley Offers Discounted Tix to Furloughed California State Workers

Press Release - For Immediate Release


Furloughed CA State workers are eligible for $49 Lift Tickets on Fridays (non holiday) December 11, 2009; January 8, 22, February 5, 19, March 5, 12, 19, April 2, 9, 16, 2010

[Squaw Valley USA] December 5, 2009 - In this economy, Squaw Valley strives to make the revitalizing sports of skiing and snowboarding accessible to all by creating targeted deals for a multitude of demographics.  For instance, on the heels of last winter's order from Governor Schwarzenegger to furlough salaried and non-union California state employees, Squaw Valley USA introduced "Furlough Friday" discounted lift tickets for California State workers affected by furloughs.  This winter, Squaw Valley is bringing Furlough Fridays back with $49 lift tickets on Fridays* (non-holiday) throughout the resort's 2009-10 Anniversary season.
Furlough Fridays begin December 11, 2009 and continue throughout the winter on specified Fridays, or until budget issues are resolved.

To purchase the special $49 lift ticket, State workers must bring a valid state identification card or a recent (dated within 1 month) State of California paystub and valid photo ID to ticket booth “D” (next to adult SnowSport school), between 8:30 and 11 am.

Squaw Valley USA $49 Furlough Fridays* are valid December 11, 2009; January 8, 22, February 5, 19, March 5, 12, 19, April 2, 9, 16, 2010.

The most up-to-date resort conditions, operation schedules, events and live mountain cams are available on www.squaw.com.

Site of the VIII Winter Olympic Games, Squaw Valley USA is located five miles north of Lake Tahoe along the Truckee River on Highway 89. The year-round resort offers 4,000 acres of lift-served terrain including superpipes and terrain parks, ice skating, snowtubing, indoor rock climbing, an Olympic Winter Games Museum, shopping, dining and more. For more information call 530-583-6985, or visit www.squaw.com.