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2013 National Safety Awareness Week 2013 National Safety Awareness Week

Event Details

National Safety Week
From: Saturday, January 19, 2013
To: Sunday, January 27, 2013

Northstar California as part of the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), hosts National Safety Awareness Week, January 19 - 27, 2013. Come learn all about our Safety Initiatives we use all-season long to keep our guests and employees safe, check out all the new and improved safety signs throughout mountain, and more! All of the activities listed below are free. To participate in the on-mountain activities you will just need a lift ticket or 2012.2013 season pass.


Meet the Mountain Safety Tours
Tours will feature important safety tips and general snow safety while on the mountain.
Daily, 10 am and 1 pm - meet at the Demo Yurt at Mid-Mountain


Snow Cat Open House
We will have one of our grooming snow cats on display for kids of all ages to come and check out, sit in, learn about how we groom the mountain to keep everyone safe and take photos with offered by Epic Mix Photo.
January 19-21 & January 25-27; 11 am - 1:30 pm; Top of Zephyr Express Lift, near Zephyr Lodge


Snow Safety Day with High Fives Foundation and Northstar Ski Patrol
January 20
For more information, visit:


Safety Week Poster Contest
Available in:
Kid's Ski and Board School
Mine Children's Apparel


Ski with a Patroller (weather and conditions permitting)
Guests should meet at 10 am at the Pluto Patrol Bump (weather and conditions permitting)


Sweep with a Patroller (weather and conditions permitting)
Interested guests should contact any Northstar Ski Patrol Member for availability before 3:00 pm the day of (weather and conditions permitting)


Shop & Win with SSV
Guests who purchase a helmet during Safety Week will be entered into a raffle for fun prizes
Participating Stores: 
True North
Butterbox Snowboard Shop
Mine Children's Apparel


Bars Down for Bars
January 19-21 & January 25-27; Top of Zephyr Lift
Lucky guests caught riding up the chair with the bar down may win candy bars given out by our Lift Operators
(while supplies last)


Safety Stickers with Ripperoo
Ripperoo will be handing out Northstar Safety Initiatives stickers to guests


Safety Table with National Ski Patrol
January 20-21, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
National Ski Patrol will be on the gondola deck handing out Safety information and holding a raffle for Northstar gift cards.

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