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Squaw Valley Ski Area, Olympic Valley

(3.7/5 based on 400+ 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 was very disappointed by my experience at the lift ticket & rental area. Unlike Heavenly, staff was not helpful at all. They just stood there and chatted with each other instead of paying attention ...  more »
  • Squaw is one of the many ski areas surrounding Lake Tahoe. What squaw lacks in vertical distance, they make up for with an expansive area to ski and snowboard in. Covering over 8,000 acres, you are su...  more »
  • Have skied here for years, and in the past couple of years the combination of better marketing (i.e. they now know how to pack people in) and gross mismanagement (intentional or not?) of the mounting ...  more »