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Squaw Valley Ski Area

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Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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Famous ski area with Olympic memories.

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Lake Tahoe Circle Tour Including Squaw Valley
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Nice place.

I attending a work function at the resort. The area is very beautiful and I enjoyed driving around and taking in the sites. Snowy mountains. Full creek. Lots of places to ski and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LostALot22
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Lombard, Illinois
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NJ
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68 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first time to the area and my first time skiing at Squaw Valley. It is definitely a serious Mountain. A lot of the advanced terrain was closed or fairly limited and by the time I arrived a few days before the Memorial Day weekend. I am also not the most adventurous skier, particularly in spring conditions. However,... More 

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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from South Lake by way of Big Island and have been skiing Tahoe for years. Our mistake was investing in a home near Heavenly. We should have invested in Olympic Valley. The management, the staff, the parks, the mountain, the snow....ALL much more fun at Squaw Valley. Heavenly kicked us off April 30 despite record snow enough for... More 

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Thank Matthew K
Houston
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the ticket counter and the ski rental place were not very friendly or helpful. The skis I rented really were in poor shape. The skiing was OK, but did not have much variety and seemed a little slow.

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Thank BoscoHouston
San Francisco, Ca
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Famous Northern California ski area overlooking Lake Tahoe and site of Winter Olympics. Fun and gorgeous in every way!

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Lombard, Illinois
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1,772 reviews
832 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attending a work function at the resort. The area is very beautiful and I enjoyed driving around and taking in the sites. Snowy mountains. Full creek. Lots of places to ski and hike.

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Durham, North Carolina
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, we lucked out this year! I grew up skiing in Colorado and since have traveled multiple times to Utah, New Mexico, and Montana. This was my first trip to the Tahoe area, and I booked the trip last fall before we knew what an amazing snow season it would be. The skiing in April was incredible! This was a... More 

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Thank forbachc
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect ski day with girlfriend! We got up to the mountain around 10am, other resort pass holders get better than half off the lift price, up the Gold Coast Funnitel, Siberia, Headwall, Shirley then Granite Chief and back down on Funnitel. Awesome 3 hours of skiing under bluebird sky! Still have over 10 feet of base!

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Thank April P
Montreal, Canada
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90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am very impressed by the advanced level of terrain at Squaw. I am a long time skier, expert level, and I was pleasantly surprised by the advanced terrain. The beautiful views and on our day sunny skies just made it that much more memorable. A couple times though we were taken aback by the limited signage, especially where someone... More 

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Thank Peter D
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The whole resort is run down slopes are groom poorly parking is bad it's an old place ownership has taken all the money and did not put any back in the resort.

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San Francisco, California
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in San Francisco and have lots of friends who go up to Lake Tahoe to ski. Somehow, it seems that most of them like to ski at Squaw - almost always! We're expert skiers, and appreciate that Squaw has a lot to offer. But it's not much use if half the lifts are on wind hold, something that... More 

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