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Squaw Valley Ski Area

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Phone Number: 530-583-7673
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Lake Tahoe Circle Tour Including Squaw Valley
79%
Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Skiing
Owner description: Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
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Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Skiing
Owner description: Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
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104 reviews 104 reviews
34 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We skied in the Gold Coast to High Camp area the week of 2/23/15. Most of the trails were groomed and the snow was powder. There were some patches of low snow but overall it was pretty good. The lift & tram staff were very friendly and helpful. We like Squaw Valley...keeping our fingers crossed they get snow this weekend!

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Truckee, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Squaw has more lifts than any other Tahoe ski area. This results in shorter lift lines. Employees were very helpful. My kids took the ski school program and had lots of fun. The outside decks are great when it's warm and sunny. Love this mtn

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South Wales ~ UK
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4 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Squaw is a really nice ski resort - well designed with efficient lifts and simple trail maps to follow. Many choices for all levels of skier - nice to see the greens are high up and easily accessible too.... The food and drink options are really good - in my view better than Northstar.... Snow making could be increased as... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great resort with a well thought out lift system making steeps and chutes LIFT accessible! Nice base area not overly tricked out or touristy. The vertical is not as big as some but the trerrain makes up for it. Would be nice ski place for the family. I am going back when they have snow!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not enough snow making this year. Limited runs open because of a poor rainy season. Better ski options at Northstar.

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Hampshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
3 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very nicely run ski area with green runs up high, well groomed and plenty of fast lifts. Good selection of runs for all levels of skier, even when the snow was limited.

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Saratoga, ca
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We came up to ski for the long weekend but there's not enough snow to enjoy the skiing conditions. The weather is very warm ! People are wearing shorts and tee shirts. The lift tickets are do expensive and should be on sale because of the conditions.

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California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

When there's snow, this is still the best mountain around. Rumors were flying recently in Alta,Utah that Squaw was closed, but this is definitely not the case. Runs have been limited, but skiing is better than you think it will be given the paucity of snow at Tahoe this year.

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San Diego, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I can say that I can see how it might be great IF THEY HAD ENOUGH SNOW! Sorry, can't recommend for this year. He lack of snow is really bad ...

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skagway alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Loved everything!!!!! The Guest service were the most professional I have ever met. Very nice pool. The food was tasty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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