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“High Camp”

Squaw Valley Ski Area
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Owner description: Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
Reviewed August 1, 2012

We took the gondola up to High Camp. Amazing views and lots of information from the operator. Multiple hiking trails all around High Camp. Lots of people swimming at the pool. We ate a quick lunch of fish tacos, which were delicious. Service was smooth and quick. We hiked up to Shirley Lake without any special hiking gear. Would love to go back prepared to hike all day.
Squaw Valley itself was a lovely assortment of nice shops. We were there during Wanderlust [a one-of-a-kind festival bringing together the world's leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers] and the Valley was covered with tents, vendors, and everyone [but us] was sporting their yoga gear and mats! It was a treat to observe the yoga classes underway at High Camp.
Seeing Lake Tahoe from High Camp was something we would not have wanted to miss!

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Reviewed August 1, 2012

Great place to go if you like LONG downhills. The top to bottom run was amazing....and the staff was excellent.

Thank Joe H
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

Took gondola up with dog and teenage daughter for a hike around the top. Was great because teenager hates hiking and this was a way we could get her to buy in. Dog was free to ride the gondola. Sort of uppity atmosphere of the "village"( read: expensive stores to shop in) was a turn off.

Thank Nicole R
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Reviewed July 11, 2012

There was no snow when we were there. It was just a small nice town to walk around and watch the nice buildings.

Thank KL_RR
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

My family and I enjoy the terrain and atmosphere at Squaw. There are so many lines to admire and conquer that it would take a season (or two, or three, or etc) to ski/ride them all. I continue to find new little 'spots' that I overlooked the season before. The staff is friendly and helpful. The patrons are friendly and helpful. Squaw had a much needed face lift last season and will undergo some mountain renovation to make access faster and easier. Parking sucks and will always suck. There are no people movers to get you from the edge of the lot to the edge of the mountain - that would be nice. Carry your boots to the nearest lodge and stow your shoes in a daily locker. $7 or so. There is a shuttle that runs from Squaw base to the
resort at Squaw Creek. There is also a shuttle that runs from Squaw to Alpine Meadows.
TIP - Get your morning coffee at Dave's. It is $1. Get your afternoon hot chocolate at Dave's. it is $1. Mamasake sushi - roll and pint special. Uncorked - wine bar. if you are lucky enough to catch Callie (owner) there, tell her what flavors you enjoy and your approximate price range - she will serve you up something wonderful! Geocachers? There is quite a bit for you, too.

Thank sejw
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