Join us again this year for the weekend of March 21 & 22, 2020!

View the information below for details on individual events being offered. Each event requires separate registration.

You will be required to present your active military ID or if you are a veteran, you will need to present your California drivers license with veterans designation, DD 214, military ID or a Veterans Administration ID to validate your veteran status.


Free Lift Tickets at Sierra at Tahoe

Free lift tickets will be offered at Sierra at Tahoe resort Saturday 21 March and Sunday 22 March for veterans with a California Driver’s license with veterans designation, DD214 or active military with ID. Sign up not required, simply present ID at ticket box office to participate.

Limited free lift tickets are available for veteran families on an individual basis. Contact event organizer Jim Cahill at for more information.


Operation Rebound Nordic Challenge

Take the Operation Rebound Nordic Challenge by climbing up to Grandview over the 5 mile course then down to the ski school bell at the base. Free lift ticket with online donation of $50.   The Long Course ‘Escape from West Bowl’ starts at 0700 from the Ski School bell area. The Short Course starts at the Top of the Nob Hill Chair Lift at 0745. $200 cash prize for fastest Long Course time and $100 for fastest Short Course finish. Learn more about the Nordic Challenge and how to participate here.


Hope Valley Outdoors

Hope Valley Outdoors is offering 50% off for snowshoe or ski rentals and free cross country tours.


Kirkwood Cross-country

Has free trail passes and  cross country ski and snowshoe equipment for any veteran , active military until the end of the season. Contact Kirkwood Cross Country at

Kirkwood Cross Country is offering free trail passes, lessons, gear rental, snowshoeing and guided tours all season long. Learn More Here.


Forrester Prosthetics

View more information about custom fit prosthetics for the challenged athlete at



Other Events

Listed below are other local events supporting veterans.

DeCelle Memorial Relay

It’s the oldest relay race in the USA around Lake Tahoe  that began in 1974 to remember USAF Capt Robert De Celle KIA Vietnam. This relay race also raises donations for high school track teams all over Northern California 

Donate $50 to enter the race. Email the organizer Jim at proof of your donation, and he will provide you with further details about the race.



Help support wounded vets and first responders who have been seriously injured in the line of duty.