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Squaw Valley Skiing

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Skiing in Tahoe

In picturesque Olympic Valley, California on 6,000 skiable acres, winter sports and recreation lovers will find internationally renowned Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Ski Resorts. Squaw Valley, host site of the 1960 Winter Olympics is a prime destination for those seeking a fun and exciting winter vacation experience now greatly improved by the addition of Alpine Meadows. The two resorts nestled among innumerable high Sierra peaks offer a diverse range of terrain for winter sports enthusiasts of all skill levels.


Hours - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Vary by attraction and vendor

Prices -$55-$114 per day with discounts for early purchase (minimum 3 days in advance) and multi-day tickets.

Vary by attraction and vendor

Events -

Holidays at Squaw, Last Chair Festival, Aplenglow Winter Film Festival, Olympic Heritage Celebration, Wanderlust, Lake Tahoe Triathlon  


  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Dining and shopping
  • Snowshoeing
  • Dog Sledding
  • Cross country skiing


It's a snowboarder's delight at Squaw Valley. From mini pipes to the 22-foot Super Pipe in Gold Coast Park, there are ample challenges for everyone from beginners to the most skilled. There is even one park equipped with lights for night time riding. Alpine Meadows offers park and terrain features for all levels with more to be added. All parks and features were designed by Snow Park Technologies, the company responsible for the design of Winter X Games elements.

Sky Jump

Summer visitors who weigh between 20 and 220 pounds will enjoy the Sky Jump trampoline. The helpful staff is happy to give tips and pointers on how to best enjoy the experience, including how to do flips and somersaults. It's just one of the many activities that can be enjoyed even after the snow is long gone. Summertime vacationers can also enjoy roller skating, hiking, biking, tennis, disc golf, and more.


  • What are the elevation levels?

    Squaw Valley's elevation levels range from a high of 9,050 feet to a base elevation of 6,200 feet. Alpine Meadows' base starts at 6,385 feet and climbs 1,802 vertical to 8,637 feet.
  • How many feet of snow does the area receive?

    The area around Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows generally amasses around 450 inches of snow per season, or just over 37 feet.


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