Skinny Ski-A-Thon on KT-22 @ Squaw Valley | April Fools Day 2013

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The idea of the Skinny Ski-A-Thon is simple:  get people to pledge $$/lap and ski as many laps as you can on skinny skis (70mm or less) down the KT-22 at Squaw Valley, USA.  

Last year, Squaw Valley’s Greg Lindsey won the Skinny Ski-A-Thon with 46 laps on KT-22.  I think there was some powder around last year possibly making the conditions a bit more fun then they’ll be on KT tomorrow.  Tomorrow might feature some hard/icy snow in the morning followed by sticky rained-on hot slush in the afternoon.  46 laps might not be as realistic tomorrow, but you never know….these guys are good.

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Monday, April 1, 2013

• 8:00-9:00am- Meet at Wildflour Baking Co. (Olympic House, Squaw Valley)

• 9:00am- Load KT-22 and ski / ride 

• 4:00pm- End Skinny Ski-a-Thon, with awards to follow at the French Bar

  • 4:00pm to 6:00pm- Le Chamois (Awards)skinny ski-a-thon squaw valley


– Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Snow level rising to 6700 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

From Hi-Fives:

Squaw Valley, CA – The skinny ski-a-thon is all about supporting a great cause while having a great day on KT-22. Participants will first get pledges from family, friends and businesses for each lap they ski. They will then strap on a pair of skinny skis (70mm or less) and see how many laps they can complete in a day. Participants will raise money for each completed lap and also gather flat donations with proceeds going to the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation.


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