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Spring Festivities Not To Be Missed On The Slopes – Including Pond Skimming

Springtime in Tahoe South is what California skiing is all about. Bluebird days are abundant, the snowpack is deep and the party scene is heating up. Spring is the season of fun in every shape & size you can imagine. Spring Loaded returns to the shores of Lake Tahoe from March 14th – April 7th featuring scorching deals for lodging & dining. And don’t miss out on our one-of-a-kind events like the Brew Bus Tour & Brewfest / 5K Fun Run. Not enough reasons to book a trip to what many tout as the “King of Spring?” Well, here’s a few more spring festivities not to be missed on the slopes.

Freeride World Tour Qualifier (Kirkwood), April 3rd - 6th

The Freeride World Tour features the best skiers & snowboarders in the world. Competing on the most legendary & challenging alpine faces, the tour travels to the most renowned ski resorts across the land. And this year, they’re returning yet again to Kirkwood to host the Freeride World Tour Qualifier on the legendary Cirque. Boasting some of the most unique terrain these skiers & riders will face, post up for the day in Devil's Corral and watch all the action in one of the most beautiful venues on the tour.

Boarding For Breast Cancer (Sierra-at-Tahoe), April 6th

Boarding for Breast Cancer Lake Tahoe Sierra at Tahoe

If you’re looking for a music festival with a cause, Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) at Sierra-at-Tahoe is a perfect match. As the FINAL stop of the 2018-2019 Shred the Love series, come out to Sierra-at-Tahoe on April 6th & join the movement to support B4BC's outreach, education and survivorship programs. The money raised will help the fight to stomp out breast cancer. The event includes awesome music, a rail jam & good vibes-a-plenty.

Click HERE to register or donate to Boarding for Breast Cancer.

Lake Tahoe Pond Skimming World Championship (Heavenly Mountain), April 13th & 14th

Pond Skimming Heavenly Mountain Resort Lake Tahoe

Pond Skimming Heavenly Mountain Resort | Photo: Russell Kaczmar

The legendary Gunbarrel 25 might have all the claim to fame during the springtime festivities, but the pond skim is a true annual tradition that can’t be missed. It’s the ultimate rite of passage for any real skier or snowboarder worth his/her weight in powder during the winter months. Come see participants ski or board themselves off a snow jump in the hopes of coming out on the other side in style. Funky costumes are encouraged for this chilly endeavor.

As the days get longer and the sun creeps higher, spring is THE time to visit Tahoe South. And these springtime festivities just add more flair to what might be the greatest place to vacation in March, April & May!

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Alex Silgalis

Alex founded localfreshies.com® in 2014 to be the #1 website providing the “local scoop” on where to eat, drink & play in mountain towns throughout North America. When he’s not writing and executing marketing strategies for small businesses & agencies, he’s in search of the deepest snow in the winter and tackiest dirt in the summer.


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