We went to Squaw Valley for one day midweek. Yes, it was quiet but we paid full price for our lift passes only to find about half the lifts closed - not for any other reason than cutting costs. Having usually skiied in Europe we're not content to just go up and down the same run, especially as the runs are so short, took no time at all before we were back at the lift. We did find enough to occupy us for a day, but glad we hadn't bought the lift pass for longer.
It was OK for a day, and the village is pretty, but Heavenly is much better.
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