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Snowmass 50th Anniversary

Snowmass 50th Anniversary Ski Jumper | Timberline Condominuims
12/15/2017 - 8:30pm to 12/17/2017 - 8:30pm

Events will be happening all season long but the anniversary kick-off weekend is scheduled to include the following events.

FRIDAY, DEC. 15:

  • Post-skiing for less than $7, a "retro-themed" party with live entertainment will kick off at Elk Camp
  • Fireworks over Fanny Hill 

SATURDAY, DEC. 16:

Banana Days:

  • According to "The Story of Snowmass" history book by Paul Andersen, Banana Days included "wild and wacky events such as a scavenger hunt on the mountain, banana-eating contests, banana juggling, banana drink contests, a banana boat race, the Banana Ball Beach Party."
  • Radio disc-jockeys would reveal clues for the on-mountain scavenger hunt,
  • Scavenger hunt clues will be shared on social media
  • On Saturday night, a 50th-anniversary golden gala will take place at The Viceroy. A 30-minute anniversary film will premiere at the gala.

SUNDAY, DEC. 17:

  • Cabin Jump: The cabin, which skiers would launch off back in the day, will be temporarily rebuilt at the Spider Sabich Race Area.
  • A community picnic also will take place on the mountain that afternoon.

 

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