Press Kit & What’s New at Diamond Peak for 2016-17


New for the 2016-17 season, Diamond Peak has dramatically expanded the scope of its reciprocal season pass privilege program and has planned a series of 50th anniversary events to celebrate the history of the resort throughout the ski season. For full details on Diamond Peak Ski Resort, please download our 2016-17 Press Kit here.

Here are some reasons to visit Diamond Peak this winter:

More season pass holder bonus days: Diamond Peak 2016-17 season pass holders will enjoy 44 complimentary non-holiday lift tickets at 11 partner resorts across the country this season – up to four days at each resort. Participating resorts include Boreal Mountain Resort, Homewood Mountain Resort, June Mountain Ski Area, Bogus Basin, Lee Canyon, Red Lodge Mountain Resort, Whitefish Mountain Resort, Purgatory Resort, Arizona Snowbowl, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort. Every Diamond Peak pass holder also receives four discounted $50 Bring-A-Friend Tickets they can use to bring friends to Diamond Peak. Visit for details and the full list of perks.

50th Anniversary celebrations all season: Founded in 1966 as Ski Incline, Diamond Peak will celebrate its golden anniversary this winter with a series of events focused on the history of the resort. Expect a historic ski/snowboard film and speaker series featuring classic ski films from the 1960s through today, stories and multimedia from the resort’s past, plus decade-specific costume contests and other ways for the public to join in the fun. In addition, Diamond Peak’s lodge will display posters and memorabilia from the resort’s history.

Your golden ticket to savings – the Flex Pass: With 50 years of affordable, family-friendly fun under our belts, Diamond Peak knows a thing or two about how to save skiers and snowboarders money. And our special 2016-17 “golden” Flex Pass multiday ticket is the perfect way to ski more and save more this season, with prices as low as $50/day for adults. Available in 2-7 day increments, the direct-to-lift Flex Pass is fully transferable, can be used any day and is valid all season long.

Wednesday 55+ ski clinic series: Diamond Peak will offer a special ski clinic series for Adults 55+ as part of the Incline Village Recreation Center Senior Programs. This 10-week program will begin Jan. 6 and run through March 16 (no clinic Feb. 17) and participants can sign up for the full 10 weeks or choose a five-week package or individual drop-in sessions. Diamond Peak’s PSIA certified instructors will provide beginner, intermediate, and advanced instruction. Instruction is designed to help skiers improve, adjust, or modify techniques and encourage lifelong skiing. Skiers looking to get back into the sport after a break are encourage to sign up to learn about the latest equipment and skiing technology designed for older skiers. Participants must have a valid day pass or season pass for Diamond Peak. Register at the Incline Village Recreation Center (980 Incline Way), or call (775) 832-1310.

Guided after-hours snowshoe hikes: Join guides from the Incline Village Parks & Recreation Department for Community Snowshoe Hikes to Diamond Peak's Snowflake Lodge. The snowshoe hikes offer non-skiers the chance to enjoy the slopes of Diamond Peak in wintertime and encourage exercising in a social setting. The 1.5 mile (3 miles round trip) hikes includes guides, exclusive after-hours access to Diamond Peak and Snowflake Lodge, s'mores and hot cocoa. There will be light fare available for those who would like to purchase dinner at Snowflake Lodge.  See for dates and more information.

Peak Pledge: Diamond Peak offers a 100% money back guarantee for refunds requested by January 15, 2017 on unused Season Passes – no insurance or doctor’s note needed. Just come to Guest Services by January 15 if you have not used your 2016-17 pass and would like a refund.

New ski and snowboard demo equipment: The Diamond Peak Rental & Repair shop always carries the latest skis and snowboards available for demo rentals. Try top-of-the-line equipment from Salomon, Rossignol, K2, Volkl & Lib Tech as well as the latest Burton snowboards this winter.

Wild Bill’s BBQ at Snowflake Lodge: After a successful introductory season, Chef Bill Vandenburg is excited to expand the Wild Bill’s BBQ offerings at the mid-mountain Snowflake Lodge this winter. Hungry skiers and riders can expect to find authentic barbecue fare, slow cooked and smoked on site, with house-made barbecue sauces and tasty sides. Offerings include smoked tri-tip, chicken, pulled pork, pork ribs, burgers and sausages. Wild Bill’s BBQ at Snowflake Lodge will be open daily, with a Wild Bills BBQ satellite location open at the Base Lodge on weekends and holiday periods this ski season.