Boreal Ski Resort, CA to OPEN on June 18th & July 2nd on “The Glacier”

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Boreal ski resort in Lake Tahoe, CA will be opening up for two days – June 18th & July 2nd – this summer on “The Glacier”.  Boreal saw 514″ of snowfall this winter and they’ve been pushing what’s left of their snowpack into a big pile that they’ll be skiing and riding on this weekend.

Boreal does also have a new high-tech snowmaking system that can make snow all summer long.  We aren’t sure if they’ll be using it this summer to assist “The Glacier”.

“Boreal/Woodward Tahoe has introduced technology that will allow snowboarders and skiers to ride on real snow all summer long at camp. The technology is dubbed the Snowfactory, which is based on a refrigeration process that is similar to air conditioning. Water is sprayed on the inside of an ice maker that is equipped with a double wall. The water then freezes completely, gets harvested, and is distributed throughout the slope. The water used to produce the snow is completely clean and free of biological content that would threaten the environment.” – Chris Wallner/SnowBrains


WHERE: Boreal Mountain Resort & Woodward Tahoe
WHEN: Saturday, June 18, 2016 & Saturday, July 2, 2016
TIME: Boreal Mountain Resort’s Castle Peak chairlift will operate from 9:00am – 2:00pm. The Woodward Tahoe facilities will be open from 12:00pm – 6:00pm.
COST: $34 for adults and $24 for teens to use the glacier (no cost to come hang out). Buy an All-Access Ticket for the day to enjoy the glacier and all of the Woodward Tahoe facilities. Glacier use is FREE for Boreal Mountain Resort Passholders and All-Access Passholders. Purchase your Summer Shred tickets online to save some $$$
WHAT YOU’LL GET: There will be a DJ spinning tunes all day, a beer garden on the snow and the Woodward facilities will open from 12:00pm – 6:00pm.

"The Glacier" at Boreal on June 3rd, 2016.
“The Glacier” at Boreal on June 3rd, 2016.

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