North Lake Tahoe Journals

Believe the Hype - Squaw delivers

A February 2000 trip to North Lake Tahoe by skivrmt

Quote: I'm usually not a big fan of the hyped-up resorts such as Vail, Aspen, Whistler, etc., but anything you have heard about Squaw Valley . . . believe it, as it's probably true. There is great consistent snow, excellent terrain, and wide-open areas.

Squaw Valley


Kind of like Alta, everything you have heard about Squaw Valley is true. While a little crowded, it is big enough to find some acres for yourself. KT-22 offers some incredible terrain, and you never have to take the same run down. One of the best parts about the lift to KT-22 is that you can see nearly all of the runs/lines down the peak. Watch where others are venturing off to, find some hidden chutes, etc. If you want to avoid the crowds, head off to Granite Chief Peak, like we did. It's a kind of out-of-the-way peak on the upper mountain, off to the right, with some very nice blue cruisers and some diamond and tree skiing mixed in. Overall, this is an excellent resort, ranked #4 on my list o...Read More

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