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Squaw Valley

Listed under Skiing in Squaw Valley, United States.

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Given Squaw Valley's reputation as the birthplace of American extreme skiing, you may be surprised at the amount on offer for beginners, with a selection of nursery slopes, easy pistes and even a beginners' lift pass. Whilst intermediates can enjoy the collection of crusing pistes, the resort is predominantly enjoyed by experts and beginners, with the steep terrain, chutes and excellent off-piste skiing of obvious appeal to advanced skiers. The mountain restaurants rely on the impressive scenery to be classed as even adequate, though there is a much wider range of restaurants on offer away from the mountain. The resort boasts an array of alternative winter sports, whilst there is a generally relaxed feel to the aprés-ski, often consisting of sports-oriented bars.

Written by  David Holyoak.

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“Snowboard Squaw Valley”

Squaw offers some pretty exciting terrain over its six peaks and ridges.  There's vertical drops to soar off, tree filled gullies to negotiate and bumps and runs to get you travelling pretty fast.  If you want more than just moguls and epic nat… Read more...

Written by  Sally James.

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