Famous as the host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley Ski Area today offers world-class outdoor opportunities and one of the most extensive skiing areas in the country. The area boasts six mountain peaks and a combined 1,457 ha (3,600 acres) of accessible skiing terrain in California's Lake Tahoe region. The multitude of marked runs and routes are accessible to both beginners and experienced skiers. You can ride the systems of chairlifts up to 2,500 m (8,200 ft) above sea level and take advantage of the on-site entertainment options, such as yoga or snowmobiling, or even get a bite to eat at a mountainside restaurant. To visit Squaw Valley Ski Area on your holiday in Olympic Valley, and find out what else Olympic Valley has to offer, use our Olympic Valley.
Squaw Valley Ski Area reviews
We walked by on the Friday in the sunshine and the mountain looks great with well groomed trails, unfortunately fo me , we skied on Sat with wind and 30 in of new snow falling so I did not see much... more »
During a good snow year, Squaw is probably the best ski area in North America. The problem is that Tahoe snowfall is completely feast or famine. It's either 300" in a season or 700". There's no in... more »
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