Industry News 1/12/2015

EVENT: January is Safety Month at Tahoe Donner

Tahoe Donner is celebrating the National Ski Areas Association’s (NSAA)  National Safety Month by hosting a variety of fun events at Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area on Jan. 17-19 to help promote safety education. National Safety Month is celebrated to educate skiers and snowboarders on improving one’s level of safety on the slopes.



As part of National Safety Month, Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area will offer activities around the mountain that encourage guests to participate in safety education. From exciting scavenger hunts, the
NSAA’s children’s safety poster contest and snow science and safety, there will be activities for everyone. Tahoe Donner is also offering safety weekend participants 25 percent off on helmets and goggles in the ticket office all weekend long.

 Schedule of events:

 Saturday, Jan. 17:

- 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Safety Poster Contest. Children may draw a ski safety poster at the designated art table area and then turn posters into the ticket office. Art supplies will be provided. The poster winner will be announced on Tahoe Donner Downhill’s Facebook page, along with the runner up. The winner’s poster will be displayed throughout the Downhill facility and the winner will be given a free, three-hour private lesson and a season pass. All poster entrees will also be submitted to the NSAA’s Safety Month Poster Contest for additional chances to win.

-  12:30 p.m., Meet Tucker. Tahoe Donner Downhill’s friendly Ski Patrol and avalanche dog, Tucker, will be on the deck for a meet and greet.

-  2:30 p.m. Beacon Training. Skiers may meet Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Patrol on the deck for optional beacon training.

Sunday, Jan. 18:

-  8 a.m.-4 p.m., Safety Poster Contest. Children may draw a ski safety poster at the designated art table area and then turn posters into the ticket office. Art supplies will be provided. The poster winner will be announced on Tahoe Donner Downhill’s Facebook page, along with the runner up. The winner’s poster will be displayed throughout the Downhill facility and the winner will be given a free, three-hour private lesson and a season pass. All poster entrees will also be submitted to the NSAA’s Safety Month Poster Contest for additional chances to win.

-  10:30 a.m. Scavenger Hunt. Those interested will meet on the deck to participate.

12:30 p.m. Beacon Training. Skiers may meet Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Patrol on the deck for optional beacon training.  

Monday, Jan. 19:

-  8 a.m.-4 p.m., Safety Poster Contest. Children may draw a ski safety poster at the designated art table area and then turn posters into the ticket office. Art supplies will be provided. The poster winner will be announced on Tahoe Donner Downhill’s Facebook page, along with the runner up. The winner’s poster will be displayed throughout the Downhill facility and the winner will be given a free, three-hour private lesson and a season pass. All poster entrees will also be submitted to the NSAA’s Safety Month Poster Contest for additional chances to win.

-  10:30 a.m. Scavenger Hunt. Those interested will meet on the deck to participate.

-  12:30 p.m., Meet Tucker. Tahoe Donner Downhill’s friendly Ski Patrol and avalanche dog, Tucker, will be on the deck for the meet and greet.

-  Dermatologist Booth for Sun Safety. The booth will be providing free sunscreen samples and shades.