Skiing for Schools | Discount ski and ride lift tickets to benefit local schools | SierraSun.com

Skiing for Schools | Discount ski and ride lift tickets to benefit local schools

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Ski or ride at huge discounts when you pre-purchase Skiing for Schools lift tickets for a variety of participating resorts. This year ski areas have provided more flexibility as lift tickets will be valid for any one day within specified weeks. Downhill ski area tickets are available in advance at Porters in Truckee and Tahoe City and Nordic ski area tickets may be purchased at Pacoandamp;#8217;s in Truckee and Alpenglow, Tahoe City.Make a note of this yearandamp;#8217;s Skiing For Schools locations and days.andamp;#8226; Sugar Bowl, $35 lift tickets valid any one day Dec. 17-23andamp;#8226; Northstar California, $40 lift ticket valid any one day Jan. 8-13andamp;#8226; Tahoe Donner Cross Country, $15 trail pass valid any one day Jan. 8-13andamp;#8226; Tahoe Cross County, $15 trail pass valid any one day Jan. 22-27andamp;#8226; Tahoe Donner Ski Area, $25 lift ticket valid any one day Jan. 30-Feb. 5andamp;#8226; Royal Gorge, $15 trail pass valid any one day Jan. 30-Feb. 5andamp;#8226; Sugar Bowl, $35 lift ticket valid any one day March 24-30andamp;#8226; Squaw Valley, $35 lift ticket valid any one day April 15-20andamp;#8226; Homewood Mountain Resort andamp; Alpine Meadows, TBDandamp;#8220;We believe that this fundraiser takes full advantage of our many unique winter resorts,andamp;#8221; said Laura Abbey Brown, executive director of the Foundation. andamp;#8220;We hope that people will take advantage of the great snow, get a great deal on tickets and support a great cause.andamp;#8221;A limited number of tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis and will not be available at the resorts the day of the event. Check and cash are preferred form of payment. Tickets are not refundable. The proceeds from each lift ticket purchase goes directly to the Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides enhanced educational opportunities to local Tahoe/Truckee area students.For more information and updates, visit http://www.exined.org.