YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., November 8, 2011 – Itching to hit the slopes this winter? Skiers, boarders and snowshoers can relax and revel in the snow-blanketed Yosemite scenery with the return of the Oakhurst shuttle to Yosemite National Park’s Badger Pass Ski Area.
Badger Pass Ski Area
, operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, offers the Oakhurst shuttle service running between Miller’s Mountain Sports located at 40343 Highway 41 and Badger Pass Ski Area on December 26 – 31, 2011, January 7, 14, 15, 21 and 28, 2012 and February 4, 11, 18, 19 and 25, 2012.
The ski shuttle’s scheduled departure time from Miller’s Mountain Sports is 7 a.m. The shuttle will make a routine pick-up at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite at 8 a.m. en route to Badger Pass. The Oakhurst shuttle will arrive at Badger Pass Ski Area at approximately 9 a.m. The pick-up time from Badger Pass Ski Area will be at 3:30 p.m. with arrival at Tenaya Lodge at 4:30 p.m. and arrival at Miller’s Mountain Sports at 5:30 p.m. The Oakhurst shuttle service is $10 per person, round trip, which includes park entry through the south gate of Yosemite.
In addition to the Oakhurst shuttle, courtesy shuttle buses from Yosemite Valley to Badger Pass Ski Area are offered daily to make it convenient for guests to relax and enjoy a day of fun in the snow. The Yosemite Valley and Oakhurst shuttle provides skiers with an environmentally-friendly and affordable mode of transportation to Badger Pass Ski Area. Click here
for the complete schedule for Badger Pass shuttles.
For the most up-to-date information regarding snow conditions and operations at Badger Pass Ski Area, please call 209-372-8430 or visit www.YosemitePark.com
. The Daily Snow Report is available by calling 209-372-1000. For Yosemite National Park road and weather information, call 209-372-0200.
To obtain images and video footage of Badger Pass Ski Area, please email Lisa Cesaro at firstname.lastname@example.org
. For information on lodging, reservations and other park activities, contact Reservations at 801-559-4949 or visit www.YosemitePark.com
About Badger Pass Ski Area
Founded in 1935, Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area enjoys the distinction of being California's first ski resort. Badger Pass is the gateway to some of the most beautiful vistas in the High Sierra, offering five convenient lifts and spacious groomed runs for downhill skiers and snowboarders, in addition to snowshoeing, snow tubing and cross-country ski trails. The Yosemite Ski School was established in 1928 and has trained generations of first-time skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers. Badger Pass Ski Area is operated by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite (DNC), an affiliate of Delaware North Companies and the authorized National Park Service concessionaire responsible for lodging, dining, guest recreation and transportation in Yosemite. For online lodging reservations and details regarding lift tickets, visit www.YosemitePark.com
or call 801-559-4884.
About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is an industry leader providing Stewardship and Hospitality in Special Places SM
, with hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations at historic and scenic properties in North America and Australia. The company operates Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and in Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite national parks, including The Ahwahnee and other Yosemite lodges; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite & the Cottages at Tenaya Lodge; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa in British Columbia; Niagara Falls State Park; The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio; Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga; Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, Gray Wolf Inn & Suites and Yellowstone Park Hotel; and LeMay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Wash. The company also owns and operates five luxury resorts in Australia: Lizard Island Resort, Heron Island Resort, Wilson Island Resort, Kings Canyon Resort and El Questro Homestead and Wilderness Park. To learn more about Delaware North Companies’ hospitality management expertise, visit www.experiencednc.com
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