WRIGHTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — About two inches of fresh snow welcomed dozens of skiing Santas to the slopes in the Wrightwood area Sunday for a good cause.
The resort Mountain High said skiers and snowboarders donning Santa Claus costumes participated in the fundraiser for Protect Our Winters.READ MORE: Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI After Colliding With 2 Pedestrians At Gas Station In Highland Park
POW aims to engage the snow sports community in leading the fight against climate change, according to the group’s website.READ MORE: Bob Dole, Who Overcame Severe WWII Wounds To Lead Senate GOP And Run For President, Dies At 98
According to the resort, participants made at a minimum a $20 donation to POW and received a complimentary lift ticket.
The event is in its inaugural year, but the resort plans to make it an annual event, according to Patrick Pierce, a public relations manager.MORE NEWS: Inside SoCal: 12/5 Wrap-Up
Mountain High is located about 1 ½ hours from Los Angeles and Orange County.