Show your quads what you’re made of at the third annual Quad Crusher, NorCal’s premier uphill event, at the Sugar Bowl ski resort on Saturday, March 9. The course will cover all four of the resort’s peaks, and there are tier levels of Elite, Team and Citizen. Tickets are $75–$90 and can be purchased on the Facebook event page (@sugarbowlresort) until March 8 at 11:30 p.m. Proceeds for this event benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center, a non-profit designed to “inform and educate the public about backcountry avalanche conditions in the greater Lake Tahoe area.” The event will take place from 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. and more information can be found at or by contacting Sugar Bowl at (530) 426-9000. Sugar Bowl resort is located at 629 Sugar Bowl Road, Norden, California.

**This write-up first appeared in print on page 11 of issue #286 (Feb. 27 – March 13, 2019)**