LEE CANYON CLOSES OUT THE WINTER SEASON WITH FEEL GOOD WEEKENDER FUNDRAISER 

Lee Canyon marks the end of the 2021/22 winter season with Feel Good Weekender, Friday, April 1 – Sunday, April 3. The three-day weekend celebration includes live music, contests with prizes like 2022/23 season passes, and $25 daily lift tickets where $5 of every sale is donated to the High Fives Foundation, a non-profit supporting mountain athletes with life-altering injuries. On Sunday, skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to wear costumes. Lee Canyon is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Special events include: 

Friday, April 1    

Chairlift & Resort Poker Run        

Starting at noon, skiers and snowboarder can collect five cards from five different locations on the mountain. At 4 p.m., players will present their hands at the Bristlecone Bar inside Hillside Lodge for a chance to win.  

Sunday, April 3  

Pond Skim & Costume Contest 

In the afternoon, Lee Canyon’s annual pond skim contest takes place. This event is a longstanding tradition for the final day of ski season. Winners take home prizes. 

At 3 p.m. at Bristlecone Bar, Lee Canyon will award prizes for the best costumes.   

“Our community came together and made this a landmark season. People came out in record numbers to support the Chris Ruby Memorial Cup, benefitting Nevada Donor Network. Total fundraising for High Fives Foundation surpassed $70,000 this year. We feel fortunate to have a community that values giving back,” says Jim Seely, Lee Canyon’s director of marketing. 

Lee Canyon anticipates its spring season to start April 22; hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday through Sunday. Activities will include scenic chairlift rides, food and beverage, and the start of disc golf as the snow melts. This summer, Lee Canyon will start construction on its downhill mountain bike park. The first trails are expected to open in August. 

 Lee Canyon encourages skiers and snowboarders to take advantage of loyalty rates for 2022/23 season passes; details are available at www.leecanyonlv.com.   

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