Mendenhall Auto Center sponsors 27th annual Learn to Ski Weekend

Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008

JUNEAU - The 27th annual Learn to Ski Weekend, sponsored by Mendenhall Auto Center Subaru, is Feb. 2 and 3 at Eaglecrest Ski Area. This free weekend is for first-time skiers in grades 3-5.

Applications are available at all elementary schools, Foggy Mountain Shop, Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, Play It Again Sports, Eaglecrest Ski Area and online at

A random drawing will select the 45 winners who will receive bus transportation, ski rentals, lift tickets, ski lessons and lunch. Completed applications must be returned to a school office or to Eaglecrest by 2 p.m. Tuesday. Winners will be announced Wednesday.

Located on Douglas Island just 12 miles from downtown, Eaglecrest is Juneau's community owned ski area offering two chairlifts, a surface beginner lift, and more than 640 acres of skiable terrain. The area includes eight kilometers of groomed Nordic Trails, a professionally staffed Snow Sports School and a full-service equipment rental and repair shop.

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