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Squaw Valley Ski Area, Olympic Valley

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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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  • Beautiful landscape! Fun family location... something for everyone! Hiking, biking, golfing.... close to Tahoe!  more »
  • My first visit to Squaw Valley was for a stop on our way to Sacramento and heard they were still open on Saturdays for skiing! Well, I had to make sure this was on our road trip list! I had the best t...  more »
  • We were not skiing here (we know everybody recommends this ski resort though) but as the summer turns we came out here for a day out and it's sure NOT TO BE MISSED if your around Lake Tahoe. There's s...  more »

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