Industry News 11/30/2015

B$Z: Tahoe Donner Named Most Senior-Friendly Ski Resort in California

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. 



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.