Sacramento Ski & Snowboard Festival
Are you anticipating ski season? Attending this week's Sacramento Ski & Snowboard Festival should help get skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts more in touch with what's happening at Lake Tahoe ski resorts for the 2011-12 season.
The new event, which takes place Nov. 19-20 at Cal Expo Fairgrounds (1600 Exposition Blvd.), is co-sponsored by SkiDazzle.com and SnowBomb.com, and designed to offer something for all ages, and kickoff the winter season for Sacramento-area skiers and snowboarders. The event goes from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Tickets cost $15 for anyone age 13 or older and includes a free lift ticket and discount card. Children 12-under are free. Tickets are available online at www.SacSnow.com. and also at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds Box Office.
Attendees have a choice of one of the following six Northern California resort offers for a free lift ticket: Alpine Meadows, Dodge Ridge, Homewood, Kirkwood, Sierra-At-Tahoe or Squaw Valley, plus two exclusive 25 percent retail bonus offers from Land Park Ski & Sports in Sacramento.
The show also features resort season pass offers; learn to ski & ride programs; and popular brand Ski & Snowboard reps offering professional advice on 2011/12 equipment and where to buy locally. New, previous season gear is also offered from ski and snowboard retailers at Sacramento's largest annual ski and snowboard sale.
The event is a one-stop shopping convenience for new and current season merchandise. Equipment and accessories will be available from Burton, Betty Rides, DC, Dolomite, Disciple, Dynastar, Forum, Head, Libtech, Nordica, Tecnica, Lange, K2, Ride, Marker, Nitro, Nordica, Northface, Gnu, Goode, Rossignol, Roxy, Salomon and many more brands.
Northern California ski and snowboard resorts will be present, including Sierra-at-Tahoe, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Kirkwood, Homewood, Dodge Ridge, and others
In addition, multiple entertainment areas and daily family events include free ski lessons from Sierra-at-Tahoe ski school instructors with free equipment provided for all ages. There's also a mini half-pipe skate ramp for attendees who bring their skateboard and helmets, that includes inside tips and advice from champion riders will be available.
A professionally staffed climbing wall will test pre-season fitness of adults and kids. Additional options include secret shopper contests, plus prizes and drawings at exhibitor booths at the Elk Grove Jeep & Elk Grove Subaru booth at the show entrance every hour.
Author Jeffrey Weidel, an award-winning writer from the Sacramento region, can be spotted skiing the powdery slopes at Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts or trying to lower his handicap at local golf courses. He can be reached at email@example.com
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