Mark your calendar and head to Tahoe resorts for some fun and laughter with the annual pond skim. What is a pond skim? Contestants ski or snowboard into a frigid pond with the goal of skimming across to the other side. The pond skim event marks the end of the winter season and get folks excited for Spring’s blue-bird sunny ski/ride days.
Two of our favorites Tahoe resorts pond skim events:
- ✔ Saturday May 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM Squaw Valley USA pond skim aka 27TH ANNUAL CUSHING CROSSING:
The 27th Annual Cushing Crossing is the best event of the spring season. The original pond skimming event that started a spring resort ritual. Every year we gather a celebrity judging panel and amazing emcee’s for this spectacle. Filled with big spills and laughable thrills this is one spring event that you don’t want to miss. Event kicks off at 1pm, awards at 3pm at the KT Base Bar.
Event Details & Registration
Registration: 9am at KT Base Bar (limited to 50 participants, $20/person, cash only).
Participants must be 18+. Helmets and personal flotation device is mandatory.
Awards: 3pm at KT Base Bar – Squaw
- ✔ Saturday April 15 Heavenly Ski Resort pond skimming
12:00 – 1:00PM Registration
1:00 – 3:00PM Pond Skimming
Spring Loaded culminates with everyone’s favorite event – costumed skiers and riders attempting to skim across a pond judged on success, style and crowd reactions. Don’t be surprised if you see folks skiing and riding wearing swimsuits. – Heavenly.
Driving to Tahoe often and interested in ride sharing? Join Snow Pals to car pool/ride share to and from Tahoe; share expenses and meet new friends.
Looking to buy gear, skis, snowboard or snow sports clothing? REI is having their REI’s Winter Clearance Sale.
Save up to 50% on Cold Weather Clothing and Footwear. Plus Save 50% off or more at REI Garage! Shop early for the best selection. Free U.S. Standard Shipping on all Skis and Snowboards. Earn a $100 REI Gift Card when you apply for an REI Mastercard. Browse clearance sale items.