While skiing and snowboarding is a ton of fun, dangers lurk all around you. Learn what to look for in deep snow, conditions that cause avalanches and brush up on your companion rescue skills at the free workshops offered twice a month by the Squaw Valley Ski Patrol. Whether you're an experienced skier polishing up or a beginner learning for the first time, this free workshop is open and beneficial to all levels. Just dress warm and bring a beacon to participate.
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics and 1969 World Cup tour, Squaw Valley one of the largest and most popular ski destinations in the US. Located in the Sierra Nevada, the valley has recently teamed up with neighboring Alpine Meadows and now offers visitors access to 6,000 skiable acres, 43 lifts, over 270 trails, beginner areas and unequalled expert slopes, chutes and bowls.
Squaw Valley is a beautiful mountain getaway with wonderful dining, shopping and outdoor adventures for every season. In the summer, the Village at Squaw Valley heats up with fun music festivals, art shows and wine walks.