MT. SHASTA, Cal. -- The 19th annual Snow Ball to benefit the Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center will be all virtual this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The events are hosted by the Friends of the Mt. Shasta Avalance Center. The board says although this year's festivites will be all virtual, they hope to still meet their fundraising goals. The mission of the Mt. Shasta Avalance Center is "to enrich the Mount Shasta Area backcountry experience by providing professional forecasting, real-time information, and avalance safety training."
The group will host a viewing virtually over Zoom of the newest backcountry ski film called "The Mountain Way" on Friday, January 22nd at 7 PM.
The silent auction has continued all week and there will be a livestream to end the Snow Ball on Sunday, January 24th from 5-7 PM a members giveaway and the Snow Ball Telethon.
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