Ski with a Ranger

Ski with a Ranger Conservation Education  program will begin Friday, January 17, 2014, at Heavenly Mountain Resort, weather permitting. Tours begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., every Monday and Friday through April 11, 2014, weather permitting. To join a tour, participants should meet at the top of the gondola. Participants must be intermediate level skiers/boarders or above and provide their own lift ticket. Attendance is on a first-come first-served basis.

Ski with a Ranger is offered to Heavenly Mountain Resort guests to educate the public about the mission and role of the Forest Service in ski area management, to improve public understanding of natural resource processes and issues, and to promote environmental literacy and stewardship. 

This one-hour program is led by U.S. Forest Service Conservation Education staff and volunteers, and operates through a cooperative effort between Heavenly Mountain Resort and the City of South Lake Tahoe. 

 

Spanish Ski with a Ranger

This year, Spanish Ski with a Ranger will begin March 7, 2014, weather permitting. Tours begin at 10:30 a.m. every Friday through April 11, 2014, weather permitting.

 

For more information about either program, contact Joy Barney at (530) 543-2685 or email jbarney@fs.fed.us, or Megan Dee at (530) 543-2618 or email mldee@fs.fed.us.

 

Color photo of Ranger Tara and Ranger Caleb at Explore Tahoe. Color photo of Ski with a Ranger meeting area located at the top of the gondola. Color photo of Ranger Caleb talking to a group of skiers. Color photo of Ranger Jeff standing on a ski run talking to two skiers. Color photo of Ranger Tara standing on a ski run talking with a group of skiers. Color photo of Ranger Tara standing in front of a group of trees. Color photo of Ranger Tara standing on a ski run talking to a group of skiers and snowboarders. Color photo of a ski lift with Lake Tahoe in the background