###About ORDA Established in 1982, the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid. ORDA operates Whiteface and Gore Mountain ski areas; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mt. Van Hoevenberg; the Olympic speedskating oval, Olympic jumping complex and Olympic arena. As host to international and national championships, the Authority has brought millions of athletes, spectator and participants to the region, resulting in significant economic development. Contact: Jon Lundin, ORDA public relations coordinator email@example.com (518) 523-1655 ext. 5313
Wilmington, N.Y. --- There's still time to save on your full-season adult Whiteface/Gore 2012-‘13 skiing and riding season pass, but time is running out. Friday, June 22, is your last chance to get your hands on this season pass for just $739, before it increases to $869, June 23 through Nov. 16. The adult Whiteface/Gore non-holiday pass is $585 when purchased by June 22 and increases to $699, June 23 through Nov. 16. These passes are interchangeable at both mountains during the 2012-‘13 winter season. Junior full season passes are available for $299 when purchased by Nov. 16. The price increases to $399 after that date. The young adult and college full season Whiteface/Gore passes are only $385 when purchased by Nov. 16 and increase to $485 thereafter. Proof of ages or college credits are required to purchase this pass. The senior full season pass is just $739 through Nov. 16 and then $999 beginning Nov. 17. Skiers ages 70 and older can ski or ride Whiteface and Gore all season long for only $210 through Nov. 16 and following that date, the season passes will be sold for $299. This winter, skiers and riders at Whiteface will be able to enjoy mountain dining in the completely renovated Base Camp Café, and on the mountain more snow guns have been added, as well as a new groomer. With every season pass purchase, skiers and riders will receive an entire booklet of coupons to use all summer and winter long for fun and activities including a gondola ride, discounts at Oktoberfest, a complimentary round of disc golf, reduced bobsled rides and a discounted lunch in the J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines, Wine Bar and Café. To purchase your season pass today, log on to http://www.whiteface.com/summer/tickets/wf_season.php, or call 518.946.2223. Financing is available for adult full season passes when purchased on or before June 22.