AT A GLANCE
WHERE: Squaw Valley is just northwest of Lake Tahoe, close to Tahoe City and Truckee. It’s easily accessible via Interstate 80 and California Highway 89.
WHAT: A historic, yet modern ski resort that pulls out all the stops in the summer to welcome hikers and other outdoors people who enjoy the trails and views of the valley.
WHEN: The summer season at Squaw runs from mid-June into September.
WHY: Squaw Valley represents one of California’s best and largest ski areas and was home to the 1960 Winter Olympics. In summer, the resort is an excellent access point to the Sierra Nevada wilderness.
HOW: For more information on the Resort at Squaw Creek, please go to www.squawcreek.com or phone 1-800-327-3353. Rooms start at $149 and, during summer, the resort offers special packages events, including Summer Magical Memories in July and August.