YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park’s Badger Pass Ski Area has announced new season pass benefits for the 2013-14 season.
Adult season passes for California’s original ski area start at $149 and the new season pass benefits include discounts on lodging, meals, retail items and summer activities. In addition, new hotel packages include two free lift tickets with a midweek, two night stay.
The list of amenities and benefits with the new Badger season pass include free lodging at Curry Village in an unheated tent cabin during the 2013-14 Badger Pass ski season.
The pass also offers Bring-A-Friend discounted lift tickets for $35 (adults), $30 (youth) and $15 (child).
Further advantages include a 10% discount at The Ahwahnee, Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, Wawona Hotel and Curry Village during the 2013-14 Badger Pass ski season; 10% discount at food and beverage locations in Yosemite National Park during the 2013-14 Badger Pass ski season; 10% discount on Badger Pass merchandise; 10% discount on ice skating sessions and rentals at the Curry Village Ice Rink; 10% discount on golf at the Wawona Hotel for the 2014 season, and 10% discount on trail rides at any Yosemite stable for the 2014 season.
Note: Blackout dates and restrictions may apply.
From now through December 25, 2013, skiers/riders can purchase adult season passes online for $149, which is more than 65% off the regular rate. Discounted season passes are available for college students at $69, youth (ages 13-17) at $129 and children (ages 7-12) at $69.
Besides new season pass benefits, Badger Pass Ski Area is offering a new deal for midweek hotel stays. Stay two consecutive nights at The Ahwahnee, Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, Wawona Hotel or Curry Village during the winter season and receive two free lift tickets for the Badger Pass Ski Area.
The “Stay Two Nights Ski FREE!” package is valid midweek, Sunday through Thursday. Free lift tickets are valid midweek Monday through Friday. Reservations can be made by calling 801-559-4949, or visit www.YosemitePark.com and use special promotional code SKI4FREE.
Originally scheduled to open December 13, 2013, Badger Pass Ski Area is just one more snow storm away from opening for downhill skiing and snowtubing. The Nordic Center is open now for cross-country terrain and snowshoeing.
Founded in 1935, Yosemite’s Badger Pass Ski Area is California’s first ski resort and the gateway to some of the most beautiful vistas in the High Sierra. Badger offers five convenient lifts and spacious, groomed runs for downhill skiers and snowboarders, in addition to snowshoeing, snow tubing and cross-country ski trails.
The Yosemite Ski School was established in 1928 and has taught generations of first-time skiers. Today, the Yosemite Winter Sports School offers a variety of winter sports lessons including skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing.
Badger Pass Ski Area is operated by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite (DNC), an affiliate of Delaware North Companies and the authorized National Park Service concessionaire responsible for lodging, dining, guest recreation and transportation in Yosemite.
For online lodging reservations and information for Badger Pass Ski Area, visit YosemitePark.com or call 801-559-4949. To obtain 24-hour ski conditions, call 209-372-1000. Join the Badger Pass Ski Area conversation at Facebook.com/BadgerPass and Twitter.com/SkiBadgerPass. View the Badger Pass Ski Area webcam for current conditions on the slopes.