A winter carnival will take place at Snowbasin on Saturday, March 20th to benefit adaptive sports programs. The carnival will provide a variety of family fun activities, and has been designed to educate the community in the world of adaptive skiing and snowboarding and increase awareness of Snowbasin Adaptive Sports. The carnival is open to the public from 9am – 3pm. Activities include a tubing hill ride, mini snow golf, blindfold ski shuffle, long ski stomp, snow bowling, face painting, temporary hair coloring, and a snow sculpture contest. Participants will also be eligible for a raffle for a pair of new skis, a set of golf clubs, or a painting by a local artist. Tickets include cotton candy, popcorn, hotdogs, music and more. Tickets are available in the Snowbasin Learning Center for $15 in advance, and $20 the day of the event. For more information, call 801.620.1016.
In the spirit of tradition, four Town Challenge races have been scheduled at Snowbasin. The GS races will take place on City Hill using the NASTAR start on Feb. 6, Feb. 27, and March 20. The finals will take place on March 27 on Wildcat Bowl. The Town Challenge is open to skiers and snowboarders, with awards given each week to individuals in each age category.
All races will be two runs with the best time counting for the places. Age groups are as follows for male and female categories: Under 13; 14-18; 19-35; 36-49; 50 and over. Races start at 11:00am and run until 1:30pm, with awards at 3:00pm on Earl’s Patio.
A raffle is held after each race, with donations from our sponsors. At this time, sponsors include Diamond Peak of Eden, Alpine Sports of Ogden, The Grizzley Center, and Budweiser.
Registration is in Earl’s Lodge from 8:30 am to 10 am. Cost per race is $10. All participants must fill out a waiver and release prior to racing. Teams consist of 4 individuals and 3 times count toward team awards at end of season. Team fees are $120 for 4 racers.
For more information, call (801) 620-1000. For conditions, call the Snow Report at (801) 620-1100, or visit: www.snowbasin.com