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Address: Olympic Valley, CA
Description: Granite Chief is located next to and offers great views of Squaw Valley.

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Attention to detail

I guess the unusual thing about this kitchen is their attention to detail. The main courses were good but the hors d'oeuvres were excellent. Presentation was excellent as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2014
ChicoGreybeard
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Chico, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Granite Chief slope is a great advanced intermediate slope at Squaw Valley, but be very prepared for icy patches. If you lose it, you slide quite a way. Wear your helmet. If you are in doubt, don't go up the lift.

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I guess the unusual thing about this kitchen is their attention to detail. The main courses were good but the hors d'oeuvres were excellent. Presentation was excellent as well.

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Nevada City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It's about a 5 - 6 hour loop/9 miles if you take the free (to hikers) tram ride down, otherwise add another hour if you hike down - the trail down starts below the old tennis courts and isn't marked. The trail up is to the right of the village fire station and is poorly marked initially, but is OK... More 

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Okay, okay, okay, around Squaw Valley it’s mainly a ski area - but the mountains surrounding the valley with the Granite Chief Wilderness and beyond are also just simply breathtaking for hiking and horseback riding. The views from, say Emerald Pass with the memorial monument on the peak are a thrilling 360° sensaround panoramic vista with Lake Tahoe laid out... More 

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Address: Olympic Valley, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Olympic Valley

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