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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  • 3

    Worst ski trip ever

    by bh20508 - 19th December 2010

    Pros: Terrain looked to be OK but it was closed

    Cons: Web site not truthful / night life ?

    For the four days we were there only two lifts were open. There was a storm but it was mostly rain. The web site would say several lifts were open but then... Full review

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  • 3

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by anonymous_user - 11th February 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    yes, i bet the feb2 guy is similar to this one guy i read a review about alta from, saying that he doesnt like the place cos they do not groom anything. ... Full review

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  • 3

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by tsfoust - 30th January 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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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  • 3

    Long lift lines

    by tap - 30th January 2010

    Pros: great terrain ,

    Cons: Incredibly Long lift lines even on weekdays

    The lift line for KT22 was the biggest lift line I have ever waited in,,waited 3 hrs one day for it to open ,,only 2 other lifts running that day so that wa... Full review

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  • 3

    Would be great if they had more lifts open

    by Anonymous - 4th March 2014

    Pros: Size, Terrain

    Cons: Limited lifts open

    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... Full review

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  • 3

    New Admin poor for riders

    by drkriley - 16th May 2011

    Pros: Always challenging slopes, Mountain Run

    Cons: New Admin worst yet...

    Squaw Valley used to be one of my favorite places, but with the changing owners, it has gone steadily down...lifts not upgraded/maintained, poor planning fo... Full review

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