Lonely Planet Writer

Online computer glitch leaves skiers cold

Squaw Valley Ski Resort.
Squaw Valley Ski Resort. Image by Rennett Stowe / CC BY 2.0

When snow enthusiasts saw passes for a Tahoe ski resort being sold online for just $1 they thought it was too good to be true – and it was. Within hours the resort had realised the mistake and told all those who had already purchased their passes that they were void, even if the customers had received email confirmation. Skiers are furious at the mistake, although the company has acted within state law. Read more: sacramentocbs.local