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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Snow Festival Celebrations at Squaw Valley USA

The 26th annual Snow Festival kicks off at Squaw Valley USA on Friday 2nd March continuing until Sunday 11th March. Squaw Valley USA will light up the night sky with a torchlight parade, a laser light presentation and a spectacular fireworks show all set to rockin' music! After the fireworks finish the festivities move indoors to the Olympic House’s Bar One for sounds from DJ Space Cowboys or to Zenbu to dance the night away to the local's favourite band Truckee Tribe.

The Jimmy Heuga Vertical Express for MS will take place on 2nd & 3rd of March, it is a charity ski & snowboard rally and poker run. The 2-day on snow event includes mountain challenge and GS races, all funds raised goes towards promoting health and hope for people with Multiple Sclerosis.

Throughout the festival there are many activities for all ages including ice cream eating contests, the snow parade in nearby Tahoe City, Jake's mardi gras party and plenty of night time antics in all of the bars and restaurants at Squaw Valley USA.

Snow conditions are fantastic at Squaw Valley USA at the moment, they have received 7 feet (83 inches) of fresh powder in the last 5 days! Stronger storm fronts are expected over the coming weekend to bring even more snow!

To watch a skiing and snowboarding movie of Squaw Valley USA click here

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