Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Squaw Valley

Planning a ski trip to Squaw Valley ? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Squaw Valley stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Squaw Valley review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 61.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 3.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 57%
  • Beginner
  • 27%
  • Families
  • 43%
  • Intermediate
  • 46%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 61%
  • Advanced
  • 73%

Helpful Highlights:

Squaw Valley has the terrain to be an amazing resort, but due to limited open lifts I left after 2 days of riding very disappointed. The night before our fi...

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  • 5

    jim tuck

    by tuckjimmy - 19th February 2009

    Pros: a lote of terrain,no crouds

    Cons: none

    squaw valley is just the best place. the night skiing was just awesome,the day fabuless.all in all one of my best trips this year... Full review

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  • 5

    World Class

    by spacelina - 11th February 2009

    Pros: beautiful views, great facilities, powder, night skiing

    Cons: steep incline on beginners lifts

    Definitely a world-class resort. Had a great time, the beginners area was perfect wide/roomy and powdery. They could make the inclines on the ends of the be... Full review

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  • 3

    Need to make snow

    by Sunblue - 21st January 2009

    Pros: lots of lifts, was not crowded

    Cons: too icy, no snowmaking

    Unseasonably warm weather left the conditions melting during the day and iced over by morning. After 3 days of this, we decided it was too dangerous to ski... Full review

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  • 5

    SQUAW! need I say more...

    by Dane Koncan - 21st December 2008

    Pros: terrain, snow, tram, lifts

    Cons: nothing!

    Need i say more then SQUAW BABY! I can't wait until the snow starts to really pile up in the 08/09' season. The fun is unlimited here at Squaw Valley USA.... Full review

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  • 4

    Night riding review

    by simply^ride - 15th December 2008

    Pros: fun time for a cheap price.

    Cons: only one run open

    This review is only for night riding since that the only thing I did. For 20 dollars you get to ride from 4pm to 9:30 pm but take into considerations that i... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by qldsuperski - 2nd October 2008

    Pros: Terrain, Big Mountain, Great Lift System, Powder

    Cons: some of the lifts are a bit old

    I was at Squaw from the 12th of January to the 23rd (2008). The first half of my trip was spent mainly in the park and pipe as else where was hard pack. but... Full review

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