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

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by gonzousn - 27th August 2008

    Pros: Great Terrain, Beautiful Scenery, Awesome Snow, and Military Friendly

    Cons: It can be crowded....sometimes

    As a member of the armed forces, I am truly greatful for the many great times I've had at Squaw, because of their military appreciation rates. I've taken ad... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by anonymous_user - 8th February 2008

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    Squaw is by far the best mountain at Tahoe. Imagine 4000 acres of the Vail backbowls and that's pretty much Squaw. For some reason it seems to be largely ... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by stewart6170 - 28th January 2008

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    This is the best place in North America to ski. I visited South Lake Tahoe for the first time January 12-19 2008 with all my focus on skiing Heavenly. Upon ... Full review

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    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by anonymous_user - 27th January 2008

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    Squaw has great terrain (second only to Kirkwood in California) if you are an advanced skier. Intermediate runs are poor compared to other Tahoe resorts. ... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by anonymous_user - 5th January 2008

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    Squaw Valley is one of the best resorts in the world. Theese past two years have been rough snow wise, but Squaw cannot control the weather. Despite little ... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by anonymous_user - 4th January 2008

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    Squaw is simply the best resort at the Tahoe area, period. The only resort that gets a little bit close is Heavenly, but not that close. What’s so unique a... Full review

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