SQUAW VALLEY California US West Coast
Located on Lake Tahoe's North Shore about an hours drive from Heavenly, Squaw Valley - host to the 1960 Olympics offers one of America's largest ski areas with 4,000 acres of skiable terrain as well as night skiing. With the ongoing development of a new resort village at the base of the mountain, there is more to do than ever before and the Squaw Experience now offers an ideal combination with Alpine Meadows as the lift ticket covers both resorts..
Guests ride the 2,000 vertical feet to High Camp in Squaw Valley's aerial cable car. High Camp is also the gateway to most of Squaw Valley's beginner terrain. Here skiers and snowboarders will find scenic views and plenty of wide open gentle slopes on which to hone their skills. Squaw Valley offers Lake Tahoe's most extensive and appealing night terrain with skiing and riding until 9pm nightly under the lights on the 3.2 mile mountain run, and in Central Park with the Riviera Halfpipe and Terrain Park.
Alpine Meadows is now included in the lift ticket.
Alpine Meadows is just down the road from Squaw and attracts skiers and riders who are passionate about their turns, or want to spend some quality time with their family. There is something for everyone!
14 lifts, 2,400 patrolled acres; 100 designated runs; 25% easier, 40% more difficult, 35% most difficult/expert.
With the most skiable terrain in North Lake Tahoe (over 6,000 acres), 40 lifts, nine mountain peaks, and terrain to suit any level or desire, Squaw Valley and Alpine are way beyond ordinary.