HMC - The Historic Palisades Cabin - Squaw Valley USA

Squaw Valley USA  - Top Tahoe Ski Resort

Squaw Valley USA - The Ski Resort

The facts you always wanted to know...

History:        Squaw Valley was first recognized as a potential Ski Resort by Wayne Poulson in the 1930’s.

                    Squaw Valley Ski Resort was founded in1949.

                    Squaw Valley USA hosted the VIII Winter Olympics Games in 1960.

Location:     California, Placer County Sierra Nevada, North Lake Tahoe, aka Olympic Valley.

Close To:     Tahoe CityTruckee and Reno and the Reno Airport.

Elevation:      Squaw Valley Base at 6,200 feet (1,900 m) above sea level.

                     Squaw Valley highest point at Granite Chief 9,050 feet (2,760 m) above sea level.   

Terrain:        About 4,000 acres (1,600 ha) terrain.

# of Lifts:      34 Lifts with about 170 Runs

Challenge:    25% easiest

                       45% more difficult

                       30% most difficult

Longest Run:   Mountain Run, about 3.2 miles (5.1 km) long.

Cable Car:     The cable Car runs every 20 minutes and also takes visitors without ski gear to the top of

                      HIgh Camp at 8,200 feet (2,500 m) above sea level.


The Resort:     Squaw Corp Website

HMC - Historic Mountain Cabin Squaw Valley - The Historic Palisades Cabin Squaw Valley 1.510.841.4474

Also listed at: Lake Tahoe Vacation Rental by Owner:  VRBO Olympic Valley #225576 

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