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 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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  • 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 waynechorter - 10th February 2007

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    The anonymous february 2nd poster is obviously a gaper. Any resort that has not had snow in the past month is going to suck. Of coarse the runs will be ic... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Mountain in Tahoe

    by vdisesa - 15th January 2013

    Pros: Terrain

    Cons: Crowds, "Vail effect"

    Squaw was truly a skiers mountain, now it is going the way of Vail with the loss of local flavor (not skiers, but the other components of a "ski town"). It... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by ski53 - 16th February 2007

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    This year has not been kind to California, and the reviews that I've been reading reflect this fact. Take all of this into account as you consider your ski ... Full review

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  • 5

    Squaw Valley USA Review

    by swissnowtiger - 23rd September 2007

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    Caught Squaw 3 times last season...1st time was bad...Mt.Run was all ice and the ONLY runopen on blown snow...but last season was tough everywhere. In April... Full review

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