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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.

The unbelievable 38 feet of annual snowfall is one of the finest features of this ski area. This is a big ski resort boasting a more sky-scraping than average drop if compared to other west coast ski hills. Squaw Valley has the most
    sizeable height difference for 276 miles. With such a great ski terrain, 4,000 acres in all you will never be deficient in ski terrain. This ski resort's drop of 2,850 feet is phenomenal. The annual snowfall is greater than average
at Squaw Valley. In winter the Northern Sierra Nevada is an incredibly splendid place if you love skiing and snowboarding. There are a lot of lodgings here if you want to spend a night, but do book a room ahead of going given that it is a very popular destination. Squaw Valley is a great ski mountain with lots of different ski trails; it's not possible to get bored here. The 33 lifts here are in good shape. Having a sum of 177 trails to ski on; there's a glorious  
assortment to satisfy everyone. This ski area has a much lower than average part of expert and advanced trails and a much higher than average ratio of blue and green slopes. Squaw Valley has a lot of slopes and scores of pleasant good ski lifts. The lovely surroundings of the California summits and the good sense of gliding down the runs are cause enough to come here to ski. The hills of the Northern Sierra Nevada is a panorama worth seeing. This is a family friendly ski mountain with lots of intermediate or beginner ski trails for learners. Some folks prefer skiing and some snowboarding, either way, around here, you'll find loads of great places. The hills of California during ski season are a splendid place for skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding in this part of the country is so much fun throughout the ski season. Getting your skiing muscles set in motion and just being on the runs for a while have people coming here. The ski run map on this page will give you a good idea what Squaw Valley is like.







      



 

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

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley
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.4 miles away
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley
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2.4 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Tahoe City
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6.9 miles away
Pepper Tree Inn, Tahoe City
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7.1 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Tahoe-Truckee, Truckee
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8.9 miles away
HYATT NORTHSTAR LODGE, Truckee
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9.7 miles away
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Truckee
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10.4 miles away
Firelite Lodge, Tahoe Vista
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12.8 miles away
Tahoe Vistana Inn, Tahoe Vista
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12.9 miles away
Inn By The Lake, South Lake Tahoe
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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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