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Squaw Valley Ski Area

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Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Phone Number: 530-583-7673
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Activities: Skiing
Description: Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
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What a gorgeous area to have an Olympic Games! This was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games and is still used as a training site for future Olympians. The area is pretty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Louisville, KY
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Stuttgart, Germany
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Squaw is my favorite ski resort. If I want a challenging run or a relaxing seat at the bar, Squaw has it. I have been visiting Squaw for over forty years in all seasons and I keep coming back.

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Louisville, KY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

What a gorgeous area to have an Olympic Games! This was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games and is still used as a training site for future Olympians. The area is pretty small and is easy to walk around. The buildings themselves sit down in a valley with mountains surrounding. We were there at the end of May,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I have been coming here for many years and this year was a bust. I have to say that the staff at Squaw have always been inviting, friendly, helpful and genuinely care about their guests experience. Maybe next year the snow will fall, we sure need it.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Go and enjoy this former Olympic resort and there are some fairly generally gnarly runs. Great fun and a mix of hills. Lots of stuff to eat and fink as well!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I love this place to ski because it is vast with varying levels of skying that are all enjoyable. It also has the best night skiing that i have ever experienced.

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Paranaque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

For a newbie in ski resorts, this is surely a premiere facility with the jampacked ski junkies and overexcited families!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We went very late in the season so the skiing was very limited. Lift system very good, They did reduce the cost of lift tickets due to limited skiing

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Even though the weather was not great, the skiing was still pretty good. The mountain is breathtaking! The lifts were all comfortable and fast. Out of all the resorts I went to in the Lake Tahoe area, Squaw Valley was the best. I will definitely return here next year.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

After 3 straight years of record drought and very little snow. It has become obvious that while Squaw Valley has the terrain, it takes a 10 foot base to run this previous great ski area. The past 3 years of 18 inch average base just doesn't cut it anymore. For beginners a 18 inch base might be fine, but the... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The fact that it was off season, more than half the mountain and runs are closed and they still charge you full price on a week day is disgusting and poor business. The whole group would have bought lift tickets if there was a decent price instead only one of six bought a ticket.

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Address: Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Phone Number: 530-583-7673
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Olympic Valley

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