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

    Awsome Skiing

    by seankelbert1 - 6th March 2010

    Pros: Great snow, Great sun, Can find wide open spaces

    Cons: Can Rain, Can be crowded during weekends

    I loved it. I go almost every year. It can get crowded but shirly lake and solitude are always free of people. Would recommend to anyone to go. They have ma... Full review

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  • 5

    Fantastic snow!!!

    by Bushranger - 18th May 2011

    Pros: Great snow, well organised resort, friendly staff

    Cons: Can't think of any

    Stayed and played for two weeks Jan/Feb 2011. Had a ball, even though there had been no new snow for about three weeks when we arrived. There was a fall o... Full review

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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

    Top drawer of the Sierras

    by snowstarvedTx - 22nd March 2012

    Pros: all types of terrain, huge, night skiing, views

    Cons: 2011-12 no snow

    Squaw is big enough to offer something for everyone. Lots of mountain and lots for all levels. Easy access, lifts are generally decent with high capacity, b... Full review

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  • 5

    My second home

    by higmania - 27th December 2011

    Pros: Mountain, terrain, base

    Cons: Huh?

    I consider Squaw my second home mountain. Great terrain, pretty much anything you want to ski can be skied here. I can ski the steeps or cruise with my wife... 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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