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Christmas DAY PARTY

Ride the lift with Santa! Sipapu has brought back its legendary Christmas Day party, featuring free homemade posole and a tortilla, plus Christmas cookies in the day room


Explore the mountain by moonlight! This FREE, guided tour takes you from the base area to mid-mountain. Once you reach the turnaround point, catch your breath and warm up with hot cocoa and a roaring campfire. Be sure to wear warm clothes and sturdy boots. Flashlights discouraged. Let the bright full moon be your light! […]

February Fun Fest

February Fun Fest Event Schedule Our FREE February Fun Fest Weekend celebration includes a giant snow castle and mountain-wide scavenger hunt, with heaps of fantastic prizes and more fun than you can shake a ski pole at. Costumes highly encouraged! Snow Castle (Saturday-Sunday)Time: Opens at 9 a.m. Every year, a giant snow castle is built by […]

Event Series Cardboard Derby

Cardboard Derby

The festival of duct tape and cardboard is back!  GET READY. GET SET. GET CREATIVE. GO!  Cardboard Derby is one of Sipapu’s most talked-about Family Friendly Family Fun events. Build your own vessel using ONLY cardboard, duct tape, string or twine, and paint. Race yourself or your team down the mountain for your chance to win […]

Pond skim contest

Skiers and boarders test their balance and bravery—and try to stay dry—as they race down the mountain and attempt to “skim” across our skimming pond. Prizes awarded to the best finishers, including prizes from Sierra Nevada Brewing! The man-made “Lake Sipapu” is about 75 feet long, 3 feet deep and filled with 30-40 degree river water. […]

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