Join us for Olympic Heritage Celebration week January 11-19, 2014
Unique and active events will take place all around Tahoe’s West Shore to honor our local Olympic heritage and commemorate the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Olympics. A full schedule of the week’s events is at

Event Details

Event Time Location
Saturday, January 11
Sugar Pine Point Nordic Trail System Open for the season 10am Sugar Pine Point State Park
Lighting of the Caldron and Olympian Welcome with refreshments 11:30am State Parks
Dedication and celebration by Eagle Wing Dancers 11:45am State Parks
Guided Snowshoe and Cross-country tour of the Olympic Snow Trails 12:30pm State Parks
Wednesday, January 15
Scholastic Ski Day- State Park Rangers to present in-school programs to 3rd grade classes at Tahoe Lake
Thursday, January 16
Museum of Sierra Ski History and 1960 Winter Olympics Open House – Boathouse Mall restaurant specials 5:30-7:30pm Boathouse Mall in Tahoe City, CA
Friday, January 17
Nordic Legends Dinner 6pm Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City, CA
Saturday, January 18
Citizens Against the Clock – Biathlon Event Sugar Pine Point State Park
Full Moon Snowshoe Hike

  • $25 includes snowshoes, park entrance and guided walk
  • Reservations required. Call West Shore Sports at 530-525-9920
Lessons at 6:30pm, Hike at 7pm Sugar Pine Point State Park
Sunday, January 19
 OHC Closing Day Events TBD TBD TBD

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Sugar Pine Point State Park will be hosting:

Sat, Jan 11th – Opening Ceremonies at 11:30AM, including a performance by the Eagle Wing Dancers at 11:45 and a guided ski / snowshoe tour of the Olympic trails at 12:30. Parking is $10; Events are free.

Sat, Jan 18th – Citizens Against the Clock from 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM – This is your chance to try the Biathlon! You will be timed as you cross-country ski different length loops and shoot targets with laser rifles – a great way for the whole family to experience a unique, challenging activity in a safe, non-competitive atmosphere. Parking is $10; Event is free

Sat, Jan 18th – Full Moon Snowshoe Tour – 6:30 PM beginners’ clinic; 7:00 departure. Experience the magical beauty of the full moon reflecting off the snow and illuminating Sugar Pine’s lakeshore while learning the natural and cultural history of this area. Reservations are required through West Shore Sports at 530-525-9920. $25 includes snowshoes, parking fee and guided tour; children under 12 are free.