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Hogadon hosting ‘Fall Fest’ and ribbon-cutting for first season of night skiing

Hogadon testing new lights. (Screenshot via Hogadon, Youtube)

CASPER, Wyo. — Hogadon Basin Ski Area will be hosting its annual “Fall Fest” from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, November 13 as the ski area prepares to offer night skiing for the first time.

A ribbon-cutting celebration of night skiing will take place at 5 p.m. during the Fall Fest. Casper Mayor Steve Freel and City Manager Carter Napier will speak on behalf of the city during the celebration. John Lutz will speak on behalf of the Hogadon Night Skiing Project, which raised money to allow night skiing at the ski area. Donors from the Zimmerman Family Foundation and City Service Electric will also be in attendance.

The Fall Fest event will also feature drawings and prizes for attendees. People can purchase pre-season day and night skiing season passes. People who purchase night skiing passes will be given a free night skiing lift ticket they can use to bring a friend.

Hogadon’s Scramble Cafeteria and Slalom Sam’s Bar will have food and drink available for purchase during Fall Fest.

“Additional information on lift ticket prices, lodge rental, lessons, and conditions can be found at www.hogadon.net,” the city says. “The ski and road report for Hogadon Basin can also be reached by calling 307-235-8369.”