Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Upcoming Idaho Mountain Events

BOGUS BASIN

February 25 through 28 -- Special Olympics Invitational World Winter Games
Bogus Basin welcomes the world to the 2008 Special Olympics Invitational World Winter Games! Alpine, snowshoe and cross-country events are planned at Bogus Basin.

Saturday, March 15 -- Bogus Basin Freeride Series Hip competition
The Hip Comp, sponsored by the EcoLounge, is the third event in the Bogus Basin Freeride series.

Saturday, March 15 -- Carve & Slice (Ski & Golf)
Ski and golf in the same day - it's what living here is all about! This 2nd annual fundraising event benefits the Butch Wolf Memorial Scholarship Fund, providing financial assistance to the Junior High and High School Race programs.

Sunday, March 16 -- American Cancer Society Hope on the Slopes
Support the American Cancer Society and hit the slopes to give hope. Ski or snowboard to raise money for cancer research. Discounted lift tickets with your event bib.

BRUNDAGE

Saturday March 1 -- USASA Boardercross and Skiercross

Saturday March 15 -- Brundage Mountain Boarder/Skier Cross

GRAND TARGHEE

February 29 - March 3 -- Targhee Telemark Festival
Black Diamond Equipment and Telemark Skier Magazine present our second annual Targhee Telemark Festival.

March 14-16 -- 15th Annual Anheuser-Busch Spring Snow Games
An event that has become a virtual rite of spring, the "Annual Anheuser-Busch Spring Snow Games" will once again be celebrated on the slopes of Grand Targhee Resort.

KELLY CANYON

March 1 – Rail Jam
Rail Jam, complete with the "rail car" sponsored by 5 0 in Idaho Falls.

March 8 – Ski/Boardercross race

LOOKOUT PASS

March 1 -- Northern Division Masters Alpine GS

March 2 -- Northern Division Masters Alpine Slalom

March 3 -- Lookout Beach Party - Big Kahuna Downhill

March 15 -- Free Ski School - Graduation & BBQ. Costume contest and prizes!

March 15 - Lookout Ski Shop Ski & Board Demo Day

March 15/16 -- Emerald Youth Ski League Finals - Alpine GS & SL

March 17 -- St. Pattys Day - Corned beef and green beer!


SCHWEITZER

Yokes Outrageous Air Show – February 29th – March 1st
Join us for some high-flyin' fun when some of the top skiers and snowboarders come to Schweitzer. Shows on Friday and Saturday at 6pm. Things kick off with a torchlight parade and are followed by a 45 minute aerial show complete with fireworks, music and more. Stick around for the party in Taps (21+) each night.

Stomp Games – March 14-16
Guaranteed prize purse of $10,000 cash! Pro and amateur Slopestyle and Rider X events, plus a rail jam. All events are visible from the village. The winner of the men’s pro slopestyle event will win an invitation to the Schweitzer/Poor Boyz Invitational this spring! Dolman, Black and the Brain featuring pro skier Micah Black play Taps Saturday night free (21+). More information at http://www.schweitzer.com/things_to_do/event_calendar.php/stomp_games/


SILVER MOUNTAIN

March 1 -- Mardi Gras Carnival

March 15 -- Retro Days

March 17 -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

TAMARACK

March 7 -- Locals' Cup Race Series
Get your team together and hit the slopes! Telemarkers, Skiers and Boarders are all welcome to sign up or drop in for the sweetest dual GS races of the season. Includes lots of parties, awards and good times!

March 7-9 -- Subaru Factory Team Women's Camp
Skiing, coaching, and video analysis by members of the Subaru Factory Team and Kate Underwood.

March 9 -- Club Alpine Race
This GS Race is available to Skiers and Boarders. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each category.

March 12 -- Super G Camp
Super G camp is open to anyone of any age and intermediate ability or better with the desire to learn elements common to the speed events of alpine racing. Focus will be directed at the fundamentals of super G racing; ie. skiing the proper line, course inspection and proper technique and tactics.


SUN VALLEY

March 14-16 -- 48STRAIGHT, a consolidation of the Jeep King of the Mountain Series and the Ketchum based Ski Tour, is a jam-packed weekend of on-snow and off-snow activities designed to celebrate the mountain culture. The event will include ski and snowboard cross racing and half pipe competitions, over a dozen live concerts, street parties, fashion shows, film festivals and environmental expos. Here are some lodging/lift packages to take advantage of during the event weekend. Visit 48Straight.com for more event info.

TAMARACK

SUPERSWEET SATURDAYS OF SPRING - SUPERHERO DAY
Saturday, March 15
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… you and your obnoxious superhero costume! Put on your favorite superhero costume or create your own superhero and fly down the mountain.

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