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2016/17 Events

Bryan Allegretto from OpenSnow Presents, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Feb.17

Join local snow forecaster Bryan Allegretto for an informative talk about how he makes sense of those various weather models and brings us inch by inch snow forecasts. Alder Creek Adventure Center. 15275 Alder Creek Rd. Truckee.

Full Moon Snowshoe Tour, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Mar. 11, 2017

Enjoy the beauty of the full moon on this guided snowshoe hike above Donner Lake. Meet at Alder Creek Adventure Center at 6:15 p.m. to caravan up to the trailhead (5:45 p.m. if you need to borrow equipment). Dress in warm layers, including hats and gloves, and bring water and a headlamp.

Cost: $25 for adults; $15 for kids under 18 (must be accompanied by an adult). Includes guide and snowshoe rental if needed.

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot(s) at least 24 hours in advance at

 Skogsloppet Cross Country Ski Race – Rescheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017

This is your chance to try your hand at a ski race! You could win some of our GREAT raffle prizes and support a great cause. Skogsloppet is Norwegan for “race through the forest.” This event is put on by Truckee’s Middle and High School Nordic ski teams as a fundraiser. The traditional 15-km course is a fun loop on beginner and intermediate terrain. There will also be a shorter 5-km race for juniors and novices and a 2-km race for kids.

Volunteer Opportunity: Please contact if you can come and help as a course marshal or help with timing.

Time: Bib pick up from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Racing starts at 9 a.m.
Cost: $30 adults; $20 those age 19 and under ($10 more on race day). REGISTER TODAY.

Tour D’Euer, 10 a.m. – March 26, 2017

Celebrate spring with this 25-plus-year tradition of touring the Euer Valley. The more trails you ski, the more raffle tickets you can collect to enter to win some great prizes. After the event, join us on the Alder Creek Adventure Center patio for a classic spring BBQ and live music by The Little City String Band. Trail pass or season pass required.
Cost: $25 for adults; $20 for 19 & under (includes food, music and chance to win some GREAT prizes).

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