Squaw Valley
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
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise2850 ft
Base Elevation6200 ft
Summit Elevation9050 ft
Annual Snowfall450 inches
Number of Trails170
Skiable Acres3600
Longest Run3.2 miles / 5.1 km
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts29
High Speed Six Chairs4
High Speed Quad Chairs3
Quad Chairs1
Triple Chairs9
Double Chairs5
Surface Lifts5
Lift Capacity49000 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 11/15/19
Season 2019Opened 11/16/18
Season 2018Opened 11/17/17
Season 201711/24/16 to 07/19/17 (238 days)
Season 201611/14/15 to 05/31/16 (200 days)
Season 201511/26/14 to 04/23/15 (149 days)
Season 201411/27/13 to 04/27/14 (152 days)
Season 201311/16/12 to 04/20/13 (156 days)
Squaw Valley Resort Features
Night Skiing
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.
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park
Five separate Terrain Parks.

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Squaw Valley.
Status: Plan to open on Wednesday November 25 (in 37 days)

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/04/19
Regular $116 $152 $179 $152
Multi day discounts available

Advanced purchase discount rates.

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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Lodging at Base
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Other lodging can be found in Truckee about 10 miles from the resort.

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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals
Adaptive Program

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