Squaw Valley Ski Resort is one of the largest ski areas in the United States and attracts visitors from all over the world. It's located in the Sierra Nevada in Olympic Valley. 4,000 skiable acres span across six mountain peaks with open bowls and shoots. The aerial cable car travels 2,000 vertical feet to High Camp at the summit where the views of Lake Tahoe are stunning.
Closest Town: Squaw Valley, Placer County, California
|Vertical Rise||2850 ft|
|Base Elevation||6200 ft|
|Summit Elevation||9050 ft|
|Annual Snowfall||450 inches|
|Number of Trails||170|
|Longest Run||3.2 miles / 5.1 km|
|Number of Lifts||29|
|High Speed Quad Chairs||3|
|Lift Capacity||49000 (skiers per hour)|
|Season 2016||Opened 11/14/15|
|Season 2015||11/26/14 to 04/23/15 (149 days)|
|Season 2014||11/27/13 to 04/27/14 (152 days)|
|Season 2013||11/16/12 to 04/20/13 (156 days)|
Squaw Valley Resort Features
|Cross Country Skiing|
|All trails originate at the Resort at Squaw Creek which is just a short, complimentary, shuttle ride from the Squaw Valley Parking Lot.|
Five separate Terrain Parks.
Snow Reports and conditions for Squaw Valley.
Season Started: 11/14/15
Pricing last updated 12/29/15
(65 and over)
Purchase tickets two days in advance to receive best discount rates. Rates vary by date. Prices shown are for Jan 3-15, 2016.
Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.
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Other lodging can be found in Truckee about 10 miles from the resort.
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|Ski Lessons Available|