Squaw Valley

If you’re looking for a great winter or summer holiday destination, look no further than Squaw Valley. A world-class destination resort, it serves as both a residential and recreational preserve. The resort is nestled between six of the magnificent Sierra peaks and it features spectacular views of both Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. You certainly can’t go wrong by choosing Squaw Valley as your holiday destination.

With some 4000 acres of ski-able land serviced by 34 lifts of varying shapes and sizes, Squaw Valley is understandably one of the biggest and most popular resorts in the USA. Add to this 177 trails, 450 inches of annual snowfall and plenty of warm sunshine and you’ll soon understand the appeal of this resort. The abundance of lifts also means that you spend more time skiing and less time waiting, which is a definite added bonus. Beginners will find that 25% of the ski trails are suited to their skill level. 45% of the trails are graded intermediate and 30% are for more advanced skiers only. When you consider the large number of runs this equates to a wide variety of ski runs for all levels of skier.

Snowboarding is also well catered for and free-stylers will find 3 terrain parks, a super-pipe of 400ft and a full sized half-pipe as well as a variety of jumps, rails, boxes and tables. And you don’t have to stop playing when the sun goes down – most of the park is open at night too. 18 km of cross-country trails will keep even the most die-hard cross-country skiers busy for hours. Or, if you’re looking for something more fun, you might want to try your hand at snow tubing. For those looking to improve their style, as well as beginners wanting to make a fresh start, there are plenty of experienced instructors available to help you. The mountain itself features a summit elevation of 9050 ft and a vertical drop of 2850 ft.

There is plenty of lodging available at or around Squaw Valley and you will be sure to find something that suits you. In summer you will be able to enjoy cable-car rides, swimming, hiking, shopping, golf, flying trapeze, sky jumping, wall climbing, horseback riding and tennis. Ice-skating can be enjoyed year round as can health spa facilities. There are also plenty of great restaurants such as Zenbu Tapas Lounge, Alexanders Cafe and Bar and The Poolside Cafe.

Squaw Valley USA is so popular that you simply can’t take the risk of attempting to arrive and hope that there is some lodging available. Book now and ensure that you enjoy the holiday of a lifetime.