1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA | Directions 9614639.196531 -120.235880
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Squaw Valley Ski – With a reputation for terrain that intimidates, the undisputed king of the North Shore ski scene is Squaw Valley.
Squaw's summit elevation is 9,050 feet at Granite Chief, and it features more than 150 possible runs covering more than 4,000 acres of terrain. The mountain’s runs are spread out in sprawling, wide-open bowls rather than funneled into narrow trails.
Six mountain peaks are accessed by 34 lifts, including an aerial cable car and North America's only high-speed Funitel, a speedy, six-person gondola. Freestylers have a wide choice of places to play, with three terrain parks, two standard half-pipes, and two superpipes.
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Great Ski Resort – From Snowboarding the half pipes, to the night skiing, to the spectacular views of Lake Tahoe, and abundance of clean white sturdy snow, Squaw Valley is an awesome ski resort. The resort once held the US Winter Olympics in the 1960s and still offers an olympic size ice skating rink on the top of the mountain, there also heated pools, and bunji jumping nearby. The mountain is beautiful and with lake Tahoe & Reno just minutes away, you can't go wrong with deciding to go to Squaw Valley for your next winter vacation.
A world-class ski resort continues to build on its Olympic legacy since hosting the 1960 Winter Games. – In Short
Ever since Jean Vaurnet, Lidija Skoblikova, Roger Staub and other international athletes battled here in the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley has remained one of the world's most coveted ski destinations. This mega-resort has everything from bunny slopes to some of the gnarliest double blacks in America. Lift tickets are pricey, and lines can be long, but this is what West Coast skiing is all about. There are chutes, cornices, moguls, half-pipes and flats.
Terrain: 4,000 acres (25 percent beginner, 45 percent intermediate and 30 percent expert)
Runs: More than 100
Open bowls: 16
Vertical: 2,850 feet
Squaw Cali Valley – The night run is the best part of Squaw, it is 3 miles of endless ride and you can leave the lighted area and hit the park with no one to get in your way except a little jack. Only problem with the run that starts at the Ice rink is when you start you better hit the first hill balls to the wall because there is a super long flat that you do not want to get caught on or else you will have to unstrap and walk about a couple hundred feet. But that part is not a prob if you know about it and know what yer doing do theres your warning! The rest is the best. They closed the Gordon Biersch at the bottom? Boo
SQUAW IS UNTOUCHABLE – I loved Northstar, but it is too easy. So I came to Squaw for a challenge one day. I never have left since. Squaw is the best. KT-22, Granite Chief, Headwall and Silverado are the best lifts ever. GC in a powder day cannot be beaten. My only beef is that they closed down Gordon Biersch, so I can't get my beloved pizza and garlic fries any more. 10 out of 10.
world rating – I have skied in many countrys and the the resort at Squaw Valley USA rates among some of the beast.
none better overall – 38 yrs skied all over nothing has it all as much as squaw.l Some have better steeps some better snow some better night life ; but put it all together and nobody does it better. If you really know the mountain it can be very very radical most people just see the surface and don't know the hidden jems. Hint- hook up w/ a local --if you can keep up w/ them
Squaw is phenomenal. – There's nothing like it here in California. I've been skiing since I was 5 and I am no 18 and Squaw is, by far, the best resort to do your skiing. The Village at Squaw has greatly increased what you can do there. It's kewl.
squaw is sweet – yeah squaw valley was definitely the coolest place ive ever skied. they have great snow, tough hills, obstacles and whatnot. The west side is the best part caus not many ski it, but its great. Stay away from the cliffs though, cause some r big, and i fell off one and got hurt, but its all good now.
snowboarders stay away though, they say u can board everywhere but they dont allow u to
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