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Northstar California receives fresh snow in time for spring festivities

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Northstar California Resort reported on Wednesday that 34 inches of new snow had fallen throughout the past week. Even with the late-season snow, the Lake Tahoe resort's season total stood at 200 inches, well below the annual average of 350 inches.

According to Wednesday's National Weather Service forecast, additional significant snowfall is not expected for at least the next seven days. The resort's annual "Spring It On!" festival is planned for Saturday and Sunday. Northstar is currently scheduled to close for the season on April 20.

“We’ve received so much fresh snow just before some of our most anticipated spring events, which means phenomenal skiing and riding and added excitement to this weekend’s festivities,” said Bill Rock, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Northstar. “Spring It On is an annual family tradition at Northstar, and I’m sure we’ll see a lot of powder skis-turned-water skis for the pond skim contest.”

The annual pond skim is scheduled for Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The pond skim is free to enter and limited to a maximum of 75 competitors. Same-day registration is from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the Gondola Deck.

(Click here for full Spring It On! schedule)

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