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Squaw Valley

  I've skied Squaw for years, and I still go there. I never get sick of that place. It has the best overall atmosphere of all the Tahoe resorts. Says Nicholas.

This mountain is huge, plenty of runs and lifts. Says Bob.

This ski resort gets greater snowfall than the local average every winter. You have to go 276 miles to get to a ski resort boasting a greater vertical drop. Squaw Valley is a more sizeable than average ski mountain featuring a relatively
    high vertical drop compared to other west coast ski resorts. Squaw Valley has lots of ski runs and a good pick of different ski lifts. The 33 different ski lifts here are in great shape. Having such a full-size skiable terrain, 4,000
acres in all lacking terrain wonít happen. The ski run map on this internet page will give you a good idea what Squaw Valley is like. Nothing surpasses the California mountains during snow season; they are a wonderful place for skiing or snowboarding. Squaw Valley has a pleasant selection of ski trails to match all abilities; it's out of the question to get bored here. This ski mountain obtains so much wonderful snow, 38 feet every year, and that is one of the  
reasons this is such a perfect ski mountain. In wintertime the Northern Sierra Nevada is a one hundred percent skiing or snowboarding delight. This is a family friendly ski mountain with loads of blue and green ski trails for learners. With a total of 177 ski trails to ski on; there are sufficient ski trails for every capability. Squaw Valley has a height difference of 2,850 feet which is mind-blowing. Squaw Valley has a much lower than average part of difficult runs and a much higher than average percentage of intermediate or beginner ski runs. Because you're on this internet page you are in all probability into skiing or snowboarding, either way, this is a region with a load of places for that. The snowboarding and the skiing in California is a fine thing to do every day of the ski season. The stunning scenery of the California hills and the pleasant sensation of speeding down the slopes have loads of ski people coming here. Hotels are available in close proximity to the bottom of the hill, but if you donít have reservations, you might end up sleeping in your vehicle. Getting a fine workout and just hanging out with your skiing mates will make you glad you came. The snow blanketed mountains of the Northern Sierra Nevada make for a wonderful scenery.



Hotels Near Squaw Valley ski area, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley
.4 miles away
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley
2.4 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Tahoe City
6.9 miles away
Pepper Tree Inn, Tahoe City
7.1 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Tahoe-Truckee, Truckee
8.9 miles away
9.7 miles away
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Truckee
10.4 miles away
Firelite Lodge, Tahoe Vista
12.8 miles away
Tahoe Vistana Inn, Tahoe Vista
12.9 miles away
Inn By The Lake, South Lake Tahoe
22.8 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 Ski Areas Near Squaw Valley ski area:
Alpine Meadows, California , 2 miles away
   1802 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Granlibakken, California , 6 miles away
   300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 1 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   75% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Homewood, California , 8 miles away
   1650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 56 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   15% Beginner
Tahoe Donner, California , 9 miles away
   600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 14 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   60% Beginner
Northstar at Tahoe, California , 9 miles away
   2280 foot drop, 17 lifts, 70 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Sugar Bowl, California , 9 miles away
   1500 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   17% Beginner
Donner Ski Ranch, California , 9 miles away
   750 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Boreal, California , 11 miles away
   500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 41 runs
   15% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Soda Springs, California , 12 miles away
   625 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Diamond Peak, Nevada , 22 miles away
   1840 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
   36% Expert & Adv.
   46% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Squaw Valley ski area:
Truckee River, Placer / Nevada County , 14 miles away, Class II-III - 27 miles long (Stampede Meadows Road to Floriston)
Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County , 15 miles away, Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)
Truckee River, Nevada / Sierra / Washoe County , 19 miles away, Class III - 8 miles long (Farad Powerhouse to Verdi)
 Trails Near Squaw Valley ski area:
Granite Chief Trail, Placer , 2 miles away,  5.2 hiking miles, 2105 feet elevation difference
Big Spring Trail, Placer , 3 miles away,  2.2 hiking miles, 289 feet elevation difference
Five Lakes Creek Trail, Placer , 4 miles away, 4.4 hiking miles, 1394 feet elevation difference
 Golf Courses Near Squaw Valley ski area:
Tahoe City Golf Course, Tahoe City , 7 miles away
Coyote Moon Golf Course, Truckee , 8 miles away
Old Greenwood Golf Course, Truckee , 8 miles away

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