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Squaw Valley Ski Area

1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
530-583-7673
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Activities: Skiing
Description: Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
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Cape Cod
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great Mountain. The terrain here is excellent and outstanding views. But it rained when we were there making the snow very heavy.

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Perth, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Spent 2 weeks at Squaw Valley over the Xmas period. Wonderfully quaint village, with plenty of choices for eating and drinking. Rocker bar was our fav Après Ski place...right at the bottom of the slope! The mountain area is amazingly stunning, and a trip up the gondola to High Camp is a must. The view of the ranges and even... More

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Milan, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Early September was a great time to visit. Wasnt too hot and didnt get super cold at night. We hiked from the base up to the lift and took the lift down. What a great view!!

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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86 reviews 86 reviews
17 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had wind, freezing fog and all around icy conditions on our visit to Squaw. Views were non-existent because of the fog and ice buildup on our goggles. Portions of the mountatin were closed. After a few runs (each over 30 minutes top to bottom, I was done (I am the most intermediate skier out of my group). This mountain... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We recently visited family in California who took us to Squaw Valley. The cable car ride was fun, and the view from the top was stunning. We hiked a little (not as much as we wanted to but didn't have much time), and then treated ourselves to a mai tai at the pool bar. They were delicious but beware of... More

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Rogue River, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you find a good deal this place is worth it but make sure you get there early in the day. We were coming from South Lake Tahoe, with road construction it took us longer than anticipated. We got there at 245, thinking we would be fine since it closes at 5pm. Well where you get the tickets and catch... More

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Northern California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Got to the top, was met by a cuticle chewing employee sitting behind a counter at check-in who greeted us with "YO". No identification or nametag but was in uniform, too busy working on his personal nail grooming via his teeth so it was really hard to hear what he had to say. Apparently the lingo up there is just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I got a Groupon voucher for Squaw Valley Ski Resort, 2 adults, 2 kids- tram ride up, beautifully heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, skating and wall climbing. It was incredible! The view going up is amazing. We had lunch at their restaurant up there and the food (mostly sandwiches, salads, etc. no big entrees) was very good quality and yummy. It... More

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Reno, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Took the tram ride up the mountain. I love the ride, spectacular views. However, once at the top the options are limited to a pool, which will cost more but is a nice distraction, or hiking. And if you aren't acclimated hiking at 8200 feet plus can be tiring and you need to watch out for the sun, which will... More

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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We have visited a few ski sites in the summer & they are always similar with a tram & a couple of things to do at the top of the lift. This was very interesting as it was the site of the olympics in the 60's. There are a number of things to do at the top of this tram... More

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