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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  • 4

    squaw

    by wolfman - 15th December 2009

    Pros: It's Tahoe

    Cons: North Tahoe has no Nightlife

    The conditions may influence my review because it rained the first day we went there and didn't get to see much of the mountain, but I liked Northstar and S... Full review

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  • 4

    Awesome terrain

    by Joel Cho - 17th March 2010

    Pros: great terrain

    Cons: too many people

    Squaw has some of the most awesome terrain - but just too many people! Lift ticket prices are pretty expensive, but, they do have great season ticket deals... Full review

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  • 4

    There's a reason the Olympics were held here

    by otgoal21 - 3rd January 2010

    Pros: Terrain, Tahoe Nightlife, Snow, Customer Service

    Cons: Crowded

    Great terrain, great area, great skiing, good service bad crowds Enjoyed this mountain intensely, from the great weather, fantastic variety and beautifu... Full review

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  • 4

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by vonsiegl - 12th January 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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 szuping - 14th March 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    My girlfriend and I went to Squaw Valley for night skiing last Sunday. We were both at beginner level. We took the cablecar to the high camp to practice on ... Full review

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  • 4

    Very shwanky!

    by lkdellatorre - 24th March 2009

    Pros: Wicked fast lifts, long blue runs, great apres ski

    Cons: Expensive, windy, lifts often close early

    I'm an intermediate skiier, which this resort is great for. Mountain run is a whopping 3.2 miles, and sports some great terrain. The ski-in, ski-out is fant... Full review

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