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Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
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1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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+1 530-583-6985
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lot's of great runs for young kids and experienced riders. Lines were kept low even on a busy Sunday. Runs take you right down to the village and kept groomed. Great park for for all levels.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DiscoveryBayAlison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were a nice assortment of easier slopes for my newly learning 8 year old to try. We will definitely go back. Great for kids!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mahemmin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a family this resort very friendly. beginner slopes with lift and track, tubing and sledding on site.. no issues with parking during the Christmas holiday. The village lots of shopping and food beer and wine. This is probably not the coolest resort in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TylerS931
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title states, the lift ticket price is pricey if you buy from the window --- buy in advance online, or get some corporate discount tickets. There were 3 in our party so we were able to able to park in the paid parking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pi_Beach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large ski area close the Bay Area with some nice slopes but not even close to be on the US top twenty. I have visited 17 ski resorts in the US and another 10 in Europe and this may be one of the worst. Extremely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank R3614FAfrancescol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a beginner. Slopes were easy, wait times were not bad at all and the ski instructors were most excellent. Went for a group lesson mid-week and I was the only student and like a private lesson. They had me running up and down...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rsic55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We pre-purchased our disco tubing tickets, which we HIGHLY recommend. It was so so so fun! The laser lights, fog machine and mellow EDM made it so special. The young folks that work there were so sweet and accommodating. Super fun activity for families. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 309marisaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i had a customer service issue, that i created but i needed the Squaw Valley customer service people to help me. i was a little embarrased by the issue but Evan and Michael treated me with respect, gave me amazing customer service, communications and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gary60872
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with early season zero lines and good snow. It almost felt like spring boarding. Fairly short lifts compared to some, but we racked up typical milage.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Two_4_Exploring
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We rode the gondola just was visitors to see the sights, we loved the entire experience. The Olympic area was a great piece of American and Olympic History, the views were out of this world and was not a bad price for a 2-3 hour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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shantelle E
4 April 2018|
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Response from davidhV8108PG | Reviewed this property |
The upper mountain should be open. Check Squaw valley website a week out
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Jodi J
21 February 2017|
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Response from Coastman3 | Reviewed this property |
Jodi, Given the snow this year, there will be lots of pow. Squaw gets skied out very quickly on the weekends, but it is a large resort and you can find pockets. Just ask the staff or experienced skiers and they'll help... More
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aunh2016
1 February 2017|
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Response from DudleyDeNador | Reviewed this property |
This season rivals the big snow years of various seasons past, like 1982 and 2010. I shot aerials of Squaw in late March in 2010 and the season continued until June. They have had more snow in January of this year (23') than... More
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