Site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley USA is located at the end of a stunning alpine valley cradled by six high Sierra peaks. Following over $30 million in lift and mountain improvements over the last decade, and empowered with a renewed commitment to customer satisfaction, Squaw Valley has captured the spirit of vacationers […]
Site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley USA is located at the end of a stunning alpine valley cradled by six high Sierra peaks.
Following over $30 million in lift and mountain improvements over the last decade, and empowered with a renewed commitment to customer satisfaction, Squaw Valley has captured the spirit of vacationers from around the globe and has once again emerged better than ever.
It is the second-largest ski area at Lake Tahoe (after Heavenly), with 33 chairlifts, and has the only funitel lift in the U.S. The area receives heavy maritime snowfall, frequently receiving 40 ft (12 m) or more in a winter.
Squaw Valley USA is just 42 miles from Reno, 96 miles from Sacramento and 196 miles from San Francisco via Interstate 80. Located off Highway 89, between Truckee and Tahoe City, on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe.
Base Elevation: 6,200 ft (1,890 m)
Summit Elevation: 9,050 ft (2,758 m)
Vertical Drop: 2,850 ft (869 m)
Skiable Area: 4,000 acres (1,620 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 450 in (1,143 cm)
Snowmaking: 10 %
Number of Lifts: 33
Uphill Lift Capacity: 49,000 per hour
Number of Trails: 177
Longest Run: 16,896 ft (5,150 m)
Parks & Pipes:
Hours of Operation: Weekdays:
9am – 9pm
DRIVING / SHUTTLE DISTANCE
Truckee Tahoe Inn, 2+ star
This hotel is within 10 miles of several Tahoe-area ski areas, including Northstar, Alpine Meadows, Boreal, Lakeview, and Donner Ski Ranch. Lake Tahoe is 12 miles from the hotel.
All guestrooms at Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn include complimentary wireless Internet access, satellite TV with HBO, pay movies, and video-game consoles (surcharge). Guestrooms also include refrigerators, microwaves, coffeemaker, hair dryers, bathrobes, and irons/ironing boards.
Cedar House Sport Hotel – Truckee 4*
|Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, 4 star
Located on 26 acres of lakefront property in Incline Village, half way between Squaw Valley and Heavenly, the Hyatt Regency offers the feel of a classic 1920’s alpine “Grand Lodge”. In ski season, daily complimentary ski shuttles are available to Squaw, Alpine, North star and Diamond Peak.
|Squaw Valley Lodge, 4 star
The Squaw Valley Lodge is the perfect location for you and your family to have a fun, relaxing vacation together. Swim in the pool, have a massage or wander through the Pedestrian Village. Whether you are with family, friends or coworkers, we have total relaxation and comfort waiting for you. Luxuriously spacious and well appointed, our condominium suites blend all the comforts of home with the finest of hotel amenities and services. Each suite features a fully equipped gourmet kitchenette and designer furnishings. Ranging from an efficient Deluxe Studio Suite to an enormous Two bedroom Suite, Squaw Valley Lodge offers Squaw Valley’s best value and most exclusive location.
|The Village at Squaw Valley, 4 star
At the base of Squaw Valley USA Ski Resort, is The Village, a unique blend of modern construction with a European feel. Surrounded by more than 40 boutique shops, restaurants, and galleries, you’ll find plenty to do and never have to get back into your car, which is especially nice during winter. Park in the underground structure and enjoy a true pedestrian village.