Press Release

Boreal Opens Lifts in October

October 26, 2011

Media Contact: Jon Slaughter

Boreal Mountain Resort

530.426.3666 x184



October 29, 2011

Boreal Opens Lifts in October


Donner Summit, CA, (October 29, 2011) – In line with tradition, Boreal will once again open for skiing and riding in the month of October.  Boreal will spin one lift and provide one run with park features tomorrow, Friday, October 28, 2011 and Saturday, October 29, 2011.  Once again, this will make Boreal the first resort to open in California, proving a continued commitment to early season snowmaking and operations.


Boreal will operate the Nugget chair lift granting access to one run featuring a terrain park with four to five terrain park features and will offer $15 lift tickets for all ages.


Operating Schedule

Friday, October 28th –        3:00pm – 8:00pm*

Saturday, October 29th –    9:00am – 2:00pm*

*conditions permitting.  Operating schedule post October 29th TBD.


Resort services will be available including season pass sales, food, beverages, and retail.  Gated access to the mountain, valid lift tickets and passes permitted in the gated area only.  Lift tickets subject to sell out.  All 2011/12 Boreal season passes are valid October 28th and 29th and will be available for purchase onsite at a discounted rate.  Due to limited terrain, no beginner terrain or ski school will be available this weekend.


To celebrate the beginning of the season, the 7th Annual Jibassic Public Invitational (JPI.7), Boreal’s pre-season jib contest,will take place on Saturday, October 29th from 10am – 12pm.  JPI.7 is open to the public.  $1,000 cash will be handed out in the public park, open to all and built to Boreal terrain park perfection.


Stay tuned for operations updates at


For more information call 530.426.3666 ext. 180.


Boreal’s Last Chance Season Pass Sale ends October 31, 2011.  This is your last opportunity to save up to 30% off your season pass for the 2011/2012 season.  In most cases after 6 days on-snow your pass has paid for itself.  Always the first to open in the area, your pass could be paid-off before another Tahoe resort even opens.



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