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.

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POW aims to engage the snow sports community in leading the fight against climate change, according to the group’s website.

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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.

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Mountain High is located about 1 ½ hours from Los Angeles and Orange County.