Lake Tahoe's Diamond Peak is offering their season passes on sale until Sept. 30. The Nevada resort runs two sets of rates-prices for non-residents and special rates for residents of Incline Village and Crystal Bay.

Full season passes for non-residents are available for adults at $454. Child, youth, college, and senior rates run $156-209. These passes are valid for skiing any day.

Midweek passes are available for $363 for adults and $125-167 for children, youths, college students, or seniors. Midweek passes have blackout dates for Dec. 19- Jan. 3, Jan. 16-18, and Feb. 13-21.

Beginners can purchase a ski pass for $109. The pass is valid on Schoolhouse and Lodgepole lifts. The passes can be upgraded to a full season pass later in the year.

Diamond Peak offers a holiday season pass for $249. The pass is valid during Dec. 19- Jan. 3, Jan. 16-18, and Feb. 13-21.

Passholder benefits include two complimentary barbecues per season, direct access to the lifts, and $10 off a non-twilight rate at the Mountain Course in Incline Village valid Monday through Thursday for the 2009 golf season only. Passes may be purchased online, via mail or fax, or in person. Diamond Peak's plans to open its lifts to the public this year Dec. 11.

More information. Or call 775-832-1177.