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  • Snowpack
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  • 37.0"
  • -44% below the seasonal average of 67". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2017, when snowpack levels were recorded at 127.0 inches.
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  • 2"
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 37° - 42° over the next 5 days.
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  • Snowpack Conditions

    -44% below the seasonal average of 67". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2017, when snowpack levels were recorded at 127.0 inches.

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Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California, is one of the largest ski areas in the United States, and was the host site of the entire 1960 Winter Olympics. It is the second-largest ski area in Lake Tahoe after Heavenly, with 30 chairlifts, 3,600 acres (15 km2) and the only funitel in the U.S. Since Squaw Valley joined forces with Alpine Meadows in 2012, the resorts offer joint access to 6,200 acres (25 km2), 43 lifts and over 270 trails. The resort attracts approximately 600,000 skiers a year.Located west of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada with a base of 6,200 ft (1,890 m) and a skiable 3,600 acres (15 km2) across six peaks, the resort tops out at 9,050 ft (2,760 m) at Granite Chief. Not far from Donner Pass, the area receives heavy maritime snowfall, frequently receiving 40 feet (12 m) or more in a winter.A scenic aerial tramway rises 2,000 ft (610 m) to High Camp at an elevation of 8,200 ft (2,500 m) above sea level. At High Camp, tourists have access to the facilities of Squaw Valley, including a pool, roller skating, dining, shopping, and high-altitude disc golf. Squaw Valley is home to several annual summer events. The resort brings in accomplished yoga teachers and many well-known musical performers every July, and has for forty-five years provided the summer premises of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Summer also welcomes a wide array of concerts and beer and wine events including the Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest, Peaks and Paws and Bluesdays. Ron Cohen is the resort's interim COO after the abrupt departure of Andrew Wirth.

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Ski Area Stats

  • Night Skiing
  • Lift Count
    34 Lifts
  • Hourly Lift Capacity
    49000 per hour
  • Base Elevation
    1890 Meters
  • Terrain Park
  • Acreage
    4000 Acres
  • Longest Run
    5149 Meters
  • Established
  • Run Count
    170 Trails
  • Top Elevation
    2758 Meters

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