Frequently asked questions
Where does the event take place? The Mothership Classic takes place at Squaw Valley ski resort, located in North Lake Tahoe, Ca. Need Directions? Click here.
When does the event take place? This year the even will be held Sunday, March 31, 2019 with an event kick off time of 8:00am.
What is the cost to participate? Free - There is no fee for entry but we do encourage participants to gather sponsorship pledges prior to the event to help raise funds for local non-profit organizations.
Are lift tickets free for the event? No, if you don't have a season pass to Squaw you will need to purchase a daily lift ticket. Unfortunately there are no discounts available for lift tickets.
How do I sign up to participate? You can register here.
I don't have any money, how can I participate? The event is free. Reach out to your family and friends for sponsorship, show up, lap all damn day.
How to I donate to a friend or family member that is participating? Head over to the event page and search for your friend or family member. Click here.
Do I have to ski bell - to - bell? No. Prizes will be awarded for the most laps but we encourage everyone to participate at the level they feel comfortable.
How do I get my hands on some old school gear? There will be 20 pairs of skinny skis or old school boards available on a fist come first serve basis on the day of the event. Suggestions for those who want their own gear: Visit garage sales, dig in your uncles' garage, hit up a thrift store or rent some snow blades.
What about using old dangerous bindings? Don't do this. Take your gear to a shop and get your binding tested professionally.
Is this a race? Nope, just a day full of friends, fun and hopefully sun but we'll take some fresh pow too.
Do I need to know anything else? Yes, this year all participants will need to show proof of medical insurance during registration.