Vikings to storm the slopes Homewood Mountain Resort |

Vikings to storm the slopes Homewood Mountain Resort

HOMEWOOD, Calif. and#8212; Got horns? Got battle axes? Homewood Mountain Resort welcomes all to Viking Day, Saturday, April 2 as armor-clad skiers and snowboarders take over the slopes.

Homewood and Granlibakken Resort are teaming up to host Viking Day, a slope side party and#8220;velcomingand#8221; spring with tug of war and snowman building competition starting at 2 p.m. at Homewoodand#8217;s North Lodge. Special guest Viking Bjorn dand#8217;Party, official Viking of Granlibakken Resort, will officiate Viking Day.

Skiers and snowboarders who arrive to Homewood dressed in Viking regalia will receive a $5 discount on lift tickets for the day. Additionally, those who upload a photo of themselves in full Viking regalia have a chance to win a Granlibakken lodging package, complete with two lift tickets to Homewood. Simply submit photos to on April 2 to enter the contest.

Viking and non-Viking guests alike will find additional savings throughout resort food and beverage venues.

Live music will keep the Vikings on their feet: Swamp Zen combines piano, guitar, bass, bongos and drums, and crystal clear vocals. Swamp Zen will play 1-4 p.m. at Homewoodand#8217;s North Lodge sundeck.

Visitors for the weekend can take advantage of Granlibakkenand#8217;s Homewood Package which offers Old Tahoe charm on and off the slopes with cozy accommodations, an energy charging breakfast and daily lift tickets to Homewood Mountain Resort. Complimentary shuttle service to and from the mountain is available on-call, or via set schedule times. Rates for the Homewood Package start at $107 per person per night Sunday through Thursday ($128 Friday and Saturday).

For more information about Viking Day at Homewood Mountain Resort, visit or call 530-525-2992.

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