Squaw Valley

Located in sunny California, Squaw Valley was previous host to the 1960 Winter Olympics. Enjoy 300 days of sunshine and deep powder with an average annual snowfall of 11 metres. Squaw Valley is also known as the Spring Skiing Capital, delivering one of the longest ski seasons in North Lake Tahoe perfect for the ultimate ski holiday.


  • 6,000 acres of skiable terrain across two mountains
  • Ski in ski out accommodation
  • Scenic aerial tram
  • Amazing views of Lake Tahoe

Take in amazing views of Lake Tahoe whilst exploring the varied terrain with gentle slopes, bowls, chutes and challenges to suit any level of skier or boarder. 65% of the terrain is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels and Squaw Valley boasts has one of the longest ski seasons in the region. The resort boasts a total ski area of over 6,000 skiable acres spread across two mountains Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 2,758 Metres
Base Elevation 1,889 Metres
Vertical Drop 869 Metres
Lifts 42 lifts
Runs 233
Ave Annual Snowfall 1,143 cms
Terrain Beginner 25%
Terrain Intermediate 45%
Terrain Advanced 30%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Maps

Other Activities

There’s plenty of fun-filled opportunities on and off the slopes the following are some ideas on how to maximize your winter.

Ice Bar at Alpine Meadows
Tucked away on the backside of Alpine Meadows is the ice bar. Soak up the casual ambiance and kick back in a lounge chair to enjoy a cold drink and delicious food.

Snowshoe Dinner Tours at Alpine
Put on your snowshoes and discover the magic of the Tahoe forest by moonlight .

Scenic Aerial Tram Ride
Experience panoramic views of Lake Tahoe taking the scenic aerial tram 2,000 vertical feet up to High Camp.

Dog sledding



Getting There

Getting to Squaw Valley

Fly into Reno-Tahoe International Airport which is just an hour’s drive away from Squaw Valley
Altnernatively you can fly into Sacramento (2 hour drive) or San Francisco (3 hour drive)

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.