Downhill Skiing withTwo longboard racers

World Championship Longboard Races

Don't miss this 150+ year tradtion. 1860's style 9-16' wooden ski races in historic attire. $20 to race, free to attend. The Plumas Ski Club invites skiers, and the public to the Annual Historic Longboard Races held on the third Sunday of each month in January, February, and March at Plumas-Eureka Ski Bowl in Johnsville--home to the first downhill skiing competition in the western hemisphere, starting in 1861. There is a nominal charge to race, leather boots are required, and period-appropriate dress is encouraged. Spectators will enjoy food, music, and drink in addition to the exciting races. Spend the day at the birthplace of ski racing for a truly unique Plumas County experience!

Want to race but do not have the equipment? Rentals are available from the Plumas Ski Club. A limited quantity of Ski Club Skis are available. They are rented on a first-come, first-served basis. Fee $20.

For details and the history of the event, read more about the Longboard Races and Plumas Ski Club.


Mar 17
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl


Southeast Plumas

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Your perfect basecamp in charming old town Chester, centraly located to Lake Almanor and Lassen Volcanic NP.


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