Annual Snowshoe Thompson Ski & Snowshoe Celebration
19th Annual Snowshoe Thompson Ski & Snowshoe Celebration, Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. A benefit for the Friends of Snowshoe Thompson to promote awareness of Snowshoe Thompson and maintain his statue in Genoa.
Join us as we partner with (FOST) Friends of Snowshoe Thompson
Children Under 12--FREE
Bag Lunch $10
No Host Bar
Longboard Ski Demonstration,
Snowshoe Thompson Exhibit, Musical Entertainment, Author Frank Tortorich, and MUCH MORE!
Friends of Snowshoe Thompson in Partnership with:
Lake Tahoe Golf Course
El Dorado County Historical Society
SST E Clampus Vitus
Lake Tahoe Historical Society
Alpine County Chamber of Commerce
Please RSVP if you are purchasing a bag lunch
From 1856 to 1876 Snowshoe Thompson made 90-mile ski treks over snowdrifts up to 50 feet high through blizzards with 80 mph winds, to deliver mail between California and Nevada over the Sierra Nevada.