Annual Snowshoe Thompson Ski & Snowshoe Celebration
20th Annual Snowshoe Thompson Ski & Snowshoe Celebration, Saturday, March 7, 2020, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. A benefit for the Friends of Snowshoe Thompson to promote awareness 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.