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Squaw Valley Ski Area, Olympic Valley

Categories: Ski Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web
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. For Squaw Valley Ski Area and beyond, use our Olympic Valley vacation generator to get the most from your Olympic Valley vacation.
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  • I've been coming here for years. The traffic is the biggest hassle. Once your at the mountain, there is plenty of terrain of all levels. Avoid Mountain Run on busy days. 
  • My wife and I enjoyed taking the tram from the base area at Squaw Valley USA to High Camp on Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016. We took advantage of a seasonal promotion on Tuesdays ("Bluesday") which allows one t...  read more »
  • I spend couple hours at the village. It was quite cheap for the experience. It was a cool experience to go up the gondola and take in the view of the lake and the Sierra. I wish I had gone there early...  read more »
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