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Best Spring Festivals at Ski Resorts

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Gaper Day; Anywhere

Photograph By Re Wikstrom

Gaper Day, a grassroots April Fools' Day event that has grown into an international celebration of dated ski clothes and tourist-mocking antics, is likely the most widely celebrated, yet loosely organized event on the ski calendar. For one day on the first of April, neon, headbands, and zinc come back into style at virtually every ski resort across the country.