Skiing for Schools

This Event has no scheduled dates at this time. It last occurred on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
Excellence in Education, Skiing for Schools
Event Description: 

Skiing for Schools

Participating local area resorts annually offer skiers and snowboarders access to discounted lift tickets and the opportunity to support local education. One hundred percent of lift ticket proceeds benefit the Excellence in Education Foundation.


$50 Lift tickets valid Sunday - Friday, all season, non-holiday.  All tickets are purchased online (click here) and emailed immediately. 

$120 Lift tickets valid all season. No restrictions. Tickets available online.

Tahoe Donner Downhill
$40 lift tickets valid Sunday - Friday, all season, non-holiday.  Tickets available online.

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows
$100 lift ticket valid from April 1, 2018 to end of season. Tickets go on sale March 1. 

Tahoe XC
$20 trail pass valid Sunday - Friday, all season, non-holiday.  

Tahoe Donner Cross Country  
$20 trail pass valid Sunday - Friday, all season, non-holiday. (Limit of 6 purchased per person.) 

Where to buy Lift Tickets

  • A limited number of tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and are not available for purchase at the resorts. Tickets are non-refundable. 
  • Downhill lift tickets can be purchased in advance at
  • Tahoe Dave's (Truckee, Kings Beach, Tahoe City).
  • Cross-country trail passes can be purchased in advance (by early-December) at
  • Paco's in Truckee
  • Alpenglow in Tahoe City.

A limited supply of tickets are sold on a first-come, first served basis and will not be available at the resorts.  Tickets are not refundable. All Skiing for Schools proceeds are donated to Excellence in Education through your lift ticket purchase and the generous support of participating ski resorts. The Foundation would also like to acknowledge both Northstar and Squaw/Alpine for their generous $15,000 cash contributions in addition to the discounted lift tickets provided.  Sugar Bowl and Royal Gorge are making a cash contribution to Excellence in Education this year instead of contributing tickets to the Skiing for Schools program. 

For more information, please call 530-550-7984.

Where is the event?

Excellence in Education (See address and directions on the rightbelow)