LEAVENWORTH, WASH. – (April 11, 2014) – Stevens Pass Mountain Resort will be offering free skiing and riding this Tuesday, April 15, 2014, to the first 4,000 guests who sign up on the resort's web site. To claim a free ticket voucher, guests should visit Stevenspass.com/skifree.
"With a nine- to 12-foot snow base, the conditions at Stevens are great and we invite everyone to come up and join us for a free sunny, spring day on the slopes," said General Manager Bill Bourton.
Spring at Stevens Pass is known for warmer temperatures and plentiful, soft snow but it is also stacked with events for the entire family. On Saturday, April 12, Retro Fools Day will showcase skiers and riders competing on a slalom course and stunt ditch in retro gear. Springfest takes center stage on April 20 with pond skimming, the dummy downhill and live music, all benefitting Outdoors For All. Rhythm N Bruise debuts at Stevens Pass on April 26-27 to close out the season. This two-day rhythm course snowboard event will feature a $2,500 cash purse for the pro entrants. For more information on events, visit StevensPass.com/events.
Despite a slow start to the season with lower than average snow totals in December, winter came back with a vengeance in February, delivering 10 feet of snow during a 10-day period. For the season, Stevens Pass has received 439 inches of snow, only 11 inches shy of the annual average.
Stevens Pass is open daily through April 20, 2014 and will also re-open for April 26-27 before closing for the season.
About Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
Stevens Pass is located 78 miles east of Seattle on the crest of the Cascade Mountain Range. Stevens averages over 450 inches of snow annually, covering 1,125 acres of skiable terrain – including 38 major runs and numerous bowls, glades and faces. The ski resort has a variety of terrain for every age and skill level. Normal winter operations run from late November to mid-April.