Press Release

Boreal to Open First Superpipe at Tahoe This Winter

December 29, 2008

Media Contact: Heather Baker Boreal Mountain Resort 530.426.3666 x181 MEDIA ALERT December 30, 2008 Boreal to Open First Superpipe at Tahoe This Winter Donner Summit, CA, (December 30, 2008) – The much anticipated Superpipe in the Boreal Terrain Park is set to open on Thursday January 1st. Olympic in size, this years Superpipe at Boreal offers walls the height of 18.5 feet extending 450 feet in length, and a consistent slope grade of 15 degrees. As always Boreal’s focus on premier parks and pipes continues by introducing the first Superpipe in Tahoe this winter season. This signature feature is sure to please. With over 10 feet of fresh snow over the past few weeks, Mother Nature provided more than enough snow for the world-renowned builder Eric Rosenwald to complete his masterpiece. The Terrain Park crew grooms the pipe twice daily, once from 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. and once overnight. Boreal Mountain Resort is open from 9am to 9pm daily, weather permitting. Located on Race Course Run, the Superpipe can be accessed from the Accelerator chair lift. This season will mark the first year that the Boreal Superpipe will host two major US pipe competitions. Watch the pros throw down in an all out battle for cash and prizes in the US Grand Prix Snowboard competition taking place on January 29th –February 1st. Then, two days later the US Snowboard Association brings the Snowboard Revolution Tour to Boreal on February 3-6th. An honor of this magnitude brings a buzz of excitement to the mountain. Boreal Marketing Director Jon Slaughter had this to say about the anticipation of these events. “Being selected to host the US Snowboarding Grand Prix is a major honor and solidifies the commitment that Boreal has made to our terrain parks. Now Boreal has the opportunity to showcase our resort, by welcoming two top level events to the mountain.” Escape the couch. Escape to Boreal, located off Interstate 80 atop Donner Summit, just 90 minutes from Sacramento, 35 minutes from Reno and only 8 miles from Truckee, escaping has never been easier. Plus, with Boreal’s new quad chair and enhanced snowmaking capabilities, the mountain is better than ever. Boreal Mountain Resort offsets 100 percent of its electricity by purchasing green power. For more information about Boreal Mountain Resort you can also visit or For updates and info on snow conditions or rates call 530.426.3666. # # #

Heather Baker
Markeing Coordinator
(530)426-3666 x181

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