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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    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by tsfoust - 30th January 2007

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    I went to Squaw on January 25th. As all the resorts in Tahoe, the snow is slim and the rocks are abundant. Although, I see the pull to this resort, right ... Full review

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  • 4

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by vonsiegl - 12th January 2007

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    It’s 9am and a pleasant 28 degrees at the base of Squaw Valley USA, no smokes in my pocket, I have my sunglasses on and by the looks of things, I’m on a mis... Full review

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  • 4

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by anonymous_user - 11th January 2007

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    For me Squaw is all about GREAT technical terrain. Few resorts in the country can beat the skiing that Squaw has on a good day which is why it is one of m... Full review

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  • 4

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by anonymous_user - 21st December 2006

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    Squaw is a solid resort, but the supurlatives lavished on the resort from the other reviewers (a.k.a. the Squaw marketing department) seems a bit generous. ... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by Flo - 13th November 2006

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    Where else can you hit terrain like the "Fingers", 75 Chute and Oly Lady Bowl while you wait for your friends to finish their lunch break? And that's only a... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by FroDog - 5th November 2006

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    Claims to fame are commonplace amongst Sierra Nevada resorts, but no other ski area in the west arguably embodies old-world alpine spirit such as Squaw Vall... Full review

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