ski ride powder contest

Page updated: February 4, 2023 at 5 AM PST.

Enter SnowPals Ski, Ride POWder Video Contest 🏂⛷❄️❄️❄️

We’re currently taking one minute POV Shred the Powder video submissions until 11:59 PM PST on Feb 5, 2023.

2022 Tahoe powder skiing, snowboarding video contest

After 44 days of no rain/snow, finally Lake Tahoe resorts got some very cold (low of 1F) dry powder freshies so we’d like to invite you to join in the fun by participating in our 2022 Tahoe powder skiing, snowboarding video contest to win cool prizes.

tahoe weather snow totals feb

source: Tahoe Weather

Congrats to the winners! This giveaway was held in conjunction with “All things Tahoe” tips giveaway – view the winners list and check out the winning POWDER Day GoPro skiing video.

First prize: Ski Bus Day Trip of your Choice (expires 12/31/2023) sponsored by Tahoe Ski Trips (view the bus trip schedule).

Second prize: Mellow Mountain Hostel (weekday night’s stay). ‘Surrounded by pine trees, this laid-back hostel is 11 minutes by foot from Lakeside Beach along Lake Tahoe. It’s a 3-minute walk from the Heavenly Ski Resort and a 5-minute walk from the
Stateline Transit Center.’ View Map/driving directions.

Third prize: an unrestricted Bear Valley Resort Lift Ticket (a $153 value)

Fourth Prize: Free entry to any SnowPals Events (a $20 value to cover event fee; expires 12/31/2025); next event in the works is our small group wine tasting on the patio TBA.

Giveaway entry video submission deadline: is 11:59 PM PST on Sunday February 27, 2022.

Tip: use a free online video editing software to edit and add music to your video before you upload it; ie.

Winners will be announced on Monday Feb 28 before 1:00 PM PST.

Bookmark this page and check back on Feb 28 to see winners’ name listed here. Page last updated Feb 24 at 7 AM PST.

View videos of our 2020 Ski/Ride POWDER Contest Winners

Powder skiing/snowboarding video contest selection process/rules:

The SnowPals’ crew will select seven video entries to be entered into our randomly selected draw of three winners for the above prizes.


One video entry per person. Videos must recorded between November 2021 until present day. Videos must be at a Lake Tahoe/ Sierra Nevada ski resort. Videos must show a skier or snowboarder engaging in skiing/riding powder: either first person point of view recording (GoPro) or by a ski/ride buddy who have recorded you skiing/riding powder. Minimum video length is 60 seconds; maximum length is three minutes. Upload to your YouTube Channel, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook then tag your video with SnowPalsDotOrg to officially enter our contest – click here to share with us your name and your video posting share link.

By submitting your video to SnowPals’ contest, you agreed to give SnowPals permission to share your video.

Submit your video to get entered into SnowPals’ giveaway:

Click here to submit your video (opens in a new window).

Odds of winning: 1/10; this contest is held in conjunction with our Tahoe Getaway Tips Contest (three entries received). We will select seven entries for this contest; from the ten entries, we will run a random number picker to pick the top three prizes.

Read up on Tahoe money saving tips such as where to go for lift ticket deals, free birthday lift ticket, learn to ski, snowboard package deals, apres ski happy hour venues, etc at

* Join our fun informal happy hour meetups organized by our members to connect for Tahoe ridesharing (share expenses, help reduce impact to our environment, expand your contacts for ski & ride buddies).

* Plan a Tahoe getaway: browse Tahoe vacation rentals or those with a season pass, join a ski lease to set a new personal record for most ski and ride days.

* Book a SF Bay Area to Tahoe ski resorts SKI BUS trip: one day, overnight and 7+ day trips; also makes a great gift for holidays, birthdays, etc.

* Rideshare to your favorite Tahoe resort and for those who are holders of Epic Pass, Ikon Pass, Mountain Collective Pass, or other multi-resort season pass, connect for POWDER trips to Utah, Colorado, Whistler, Europe, Japan, South America and other worldwide snow destinations.

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