Tram Snow Guessing Contests Ends With Friday Morning Snowfall; 10 Winners Collect Prizes

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway’s Annual Snow Guessing Contest officially ended on Friday, December 22, 2023 with an inch and a half of measurable snow at the Tramway’s Mountain Station as of 9:00 a.m.

The first ten contestants who submitted the correct date are:

  1. Elisa Sanchez Espinoza of Coachella, CA
  2. M.L. Bratton of Indio, CA
  3. Tim McQuaide of Culver City, CA
  4. Linda Ontiveros of Yucca Valley, CA
  5. Tim O’Connell of Cathedral City, CA
  6. Barbara Purgett of Palm Springs, CA
  7. Linda Dinko of Cathedral City, CA
  8. Scott Nevison of Palm Springs, CA
  9. J. Lam of Monterey Park, CA
  10. Sandy Khanbegian of Palm Springs, CA

The winners will receive four regular Tramway admissions plus a Tramway 60th anniversary gift bag with a tee shirt, sticker, and magnet. The contest began October 1 and 800 entries were received.


Red squirrel standing in snow.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR