Easter fun on the slopes
Sunday is Easter, and several of the area’s resorts are planning holiday-themed fun for families and children. Here’s a look at some of the highlights:
Squaw Valley USA
Sunrise service at High Camp on Sunday morning. The first Cable Car to High Camp will leave at 7 a.m. and is free to walkers only. For more information visit http://www.squaw.com or call 530-583-6985.
Easter egg hunt, raw egg toss, obstacle course race and lots more. The obstacle course race will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Snowsports Learning Center and is open to kids ages 18 and under.
The egg toss contest will begin immediately after the race at 12:30 and is open to all age groups. The grand finale begins at 1 p.m. with the annual Easter egg hunt for children 12 and under.
At 2 p.m., an interdenominational worship service will be conducted at the top of the Vista chairlift overlooking Lake Tahoe. Admission to all events is free with the purchase of a lift ticket or gondola pass.
For more information call 800-GO-NORTH or visit http://www.skinorthstar.com
Donner Ski Ranch
Easter egg hunt at 9 a.m. Kids 12 and under ski free all day on Sunday, April 15. For more information call 530-426-3635 or visit http://www.donnerskiranch.com
Children’s and adults’ easter egg hunt. Kid’s hunt will be held in Kid’s Camp at 10 a.m. and an Easter race will be held on Tiegel Poma. Registration for the race is at Private Lesson Desk in the main lobby from 9-12. Race starts at 12:30 p.m. at the top of Tiegel. The adult race runs all day and prizes will include a season pass, dinner certificates and cool winter gear. For more information call 800-441-4423 or visit http://www.skialpine.com
Easter egg hunt beginning at 10 a.m. for kids ages 12 and under. For information call (530) 426-6724.
Truckee Regional Park
28th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 14 at Truckee Regional Park. As always, there will be contests for the craziest hat and for the best decorated egg beginning at 11 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt begins precisely at 11:30 a.m. and will have separate divisions for ages 0-2, 3-4, 5-7 and 8 and older. This year there will be free facepainting stations and over 8,000 candy and toy filled eggs. Several hundred surprise eggs filled with various prizes donated from local businesses will also be handed out.
For more information on the Easter Egg Hunt call 582-7720.
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