This weekend the CEO of Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, Andy Wirth, went on Truckee Tahoe Radio to talk about this past winter and what its record-setting snowfall means for the upcoming summer and fall. This has been the snowiest winter ever recorded in Squaw Valley with over 700 inches this season—which is why Wirth said the following at 4:15 into the interview.
“I’m actually considering staying open through the summer and fall so it becomes the 16/17/18 season. We’re taking a hard look at that. Maybe we spin Shirley through the summer. There’s so much snow up there. We think it’d be a cool thing if people uploaded on the tram and likely hiked up a couple of hundred meters and dropped Shirley.”
We'll see if this comes to fruition over the next couple months. Wirth also goes on to talk about his partnership with the Aspen Skiing Company and its recent acquisitions.
Based on his words it seems another mega-pass is on its way.
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