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Skiing for Schools expands days

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Take advantage of discounted lift tickets and support education when you pre-purchase Skiing for Schools lift tickets to participating resorts. In addition, this winter, all resorts have expanded the number of days the discounted tickets are valid.

Upcoming Skiing for Schools days include:

Sugar Bowl, $35 lift tickets valid any one day, Dec. 17-23

Northstar California, $40 lift ticket valid any one day, Jan. 8-13

Tahoe Donner Cross Country, $15 trail pass valid any one day, Jan. 8-13

Tahoe Cross County, $15 trail pass valid any one day, Jan. 22-27

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Homewood Mountain-Resort, $30 lift ticket valid any one day, Jan. 22-27

Tahoe Donner Ski Area, $25 lift ticket valid any one day, Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Royal Gorge, $15 trail pass valid any one day, Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Sugar Bowl, $35 lift ticket valid any one day, March 24-30

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, $35 lift ticket valid any one day at either resort from April 15 to the seasonand#8217;s end.

and#8220;We believe this program is both an inexpensive and beneficial way to showcase our many amazing local resorts while raising money for local schools,and#8221; said Laura Abbey Brown, executive director of the Foundation. and#8220;We hope that people will take advantage of the great deals on tickets and support a great cause.and#8221;

Downhill resort tickets may be purchased in advance at Porters Sports locations in Truckee and Tahoe City and cross-country resort tickets may be purchased in advance at Pacoand#8217;s in Truckee and Alpenglow in Tahoe City. A limited number of tickets are 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.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com