Thursday, January 7, 2010

Free snowshoe tours at Sugar Mountain Resort this Saturday

This Saturday, Jan 9, 2010, is your opportunity to head over to the Sugar Mountain Resort to try snowshoeing for free during National Winter Trails Day.

The 15th annual National Winter Trails Day event at Sugar Mountain Resort is offering children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing for free. Snowshoe rental and guided tours are free. Guided tours are available on a first come first serve basis at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm. The program includes a 1 hour tour and snowshoe rental. Adult tours are for 12 years or older. Children's tours are for 8-11 year olds. Participants must sign up at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time at the Ski/Snowboard School.

Sugar Mountain Resort is located just south of Banner Elk, North Carolina.

Click here for more information.

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Kimberly Aardal said...

It's a great opportunity for an introduction to snowshoeing and outdoor winter fun for everyone in the family.

Yaktrax said...

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Happy Trails!