“Over 2,800 vertical feet of pure mountain bliss”
Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California, is one of the largest ski areas in the United States, and was the host site of the entire 1960 Winter Olympics. It is the second-largest ski area in Lake Tahoe after Heavenly, with 30 chairlifts, and the only funitel in the U.S. Since Squaw Valley joined forces with Alpine Meadows in 2012, the resorts offer joint access to, 43 lifts and over 270 trails. The resort attracts approximately 600,000 skiers a year.Located west of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada with a base of and a skiable across six peaks, the resort tops out at at Granite Chief. Not far from Donner Pass, the area receives heavy maritime snowfall, frequently receiving or more in a winter.A scenic aerial tramway rises to High Camp at an elevation of above sea level. At High Camp, tourists have access to the facilities of Squaw Valley, including a pool, roller skating, dining, shopping, and high-altitude disk golf.Squaw Valley is home to several annual summer events. The resort brings in accomplished yoga teachers and many well-known musical performers every July, and has for forty-five years provided the summer premises of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Summer also welcomes a wide array of concerts and beer and wine events including the Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest, Peaks and Paws and Bluesdays.
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