The days are getting warmer and the sun is staying out longer which means spring is around the corner along with plenty of great events in the Truckee Community, perfect for enjoying the wonderful weather. So put these dates on your calendar and get ready to enjoy some mountain fun.

Sugar Bowl Uphiller | March 19
Sugar Bowl

If you enjoy skinning up as much as you like skiing down, this is the event for you. Complete as many laps skinning from the Judah Lodge to the summit of Lincoln as you can throughout the day to earn raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes. Complete as many or as few laps as you want. Bonus tickets are awarded for costumes. 

Pride Ride | March 24-27
Homewood Mountain Resort

The third annual Pride Ride returns to Homewood Mountain Resort. Enjoy A fun, inclusive weekend full of events and activities organized in collaboration with LGBTQ+ non-profit partner Project MORE and area businesses, Pride Ride was created to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community. Along with a weekend of skiing, we’re hosting a variety of mini-events both on and off the mountain including a Dual Slalom Drag Race, Ski Parade down Rainbow Ridge, Virtual Raffle. New this year is Dinner & Drag Show at West Shore Cafe featuring Deja Skye from season 14 of Ru Paul’s Drag Race. More information is available at

Pain McShlonkey | March 26
Palisades Tahoe

Celebrate the legacy of legendary skier Shane McConkey with outrageous costumes, and ski blades during Pain McShlonkey. Earn your spot in the Hot Dog Downhill by fundraising $100 or more for the Shane McConkey Foundation for a chance to win the coveted Golden Saucer.

Luggi Foeger Uphill/Downhill Festival | March 26-27
Diamond Peak

This is a fun weekend celebrating human-powered mountain travel. Race to the top of the mountain and back using whatever method you prefer, from snowshoes to ski touring equipment, to running shoes for a chance to win. Along with the competition, participants can enjoy live music, gear demos, fun hikes and more! Sign up here

Sierra Skogsloppet XC Fun Ski Race | March 27, 2022
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Center

Enjoy a fun and challenging day at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Center all while raising money for the Truckee High and Alder Creek Middle School cross country teams. 

Races are open to all ages and abilities and participants can choose from 15km, 7.5km or 3km races. Plus, participants will receive a pancake brunch and be entered into a raffle. Visit for more information. 

Winter Wondergrass | April 1 – 3
Palisades Tahoe

Celebrate Spring with live bluegrass music, craft beer, and clear mountain air. The Winter Wondergrass Festival brings some of the best musicians and breweries to Palisades Tahoe for a fun family-friendly weekend. Headliners this year include Billy Strings, The Infamous Stringdusters, and The California Honeydrops. Find out more

Whatever adventures you get into this spring, Soaring Ranch has you covered for gear, supplies, self-care and more!