Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Release Third Issue of SQUAW Magazine
[Olympic Valley, Calif.] October 30, 2013 – Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have released the anticipated third issue of SQUAW Magazine, giving readers an unprecedented look at the unique personalities and stories that make Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows legendary in the ski and snowboard world. In honor of the upcoming Olympic year, readers can enjoy articles on Squaw’s Olympic legacy and local athletes vying for a spot on the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team. Other stories highlight Squaw’s $70 million Renaissance and give details on the best terrain for skiers and riders of all levels at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows.
Published by Mountain Media, SQUAW Magazine is a free annual publication that can be picked up in The Village at Squaw Valley or viewed online at www.SQUAWmag.com.
“Using stunning imagery and compelling storytelling as the vehicle, our mission is to inspire and inform,” said Christine Horvath, marketing director for Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. “This is the ultimate guide to Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, and the perfect travel companion for exploring our mountains and the Tahoe region.”
This year’s issue features captivating articles by award-winning writers including Cindy Hirschfeld, Megan Michelson, Susan Reifer Ryan and Paul Tolme, among others.
Megan Michelson’s article in SQUAW Magazine, “Home is Where the Snow Is,” is an honest account of growing up with Alpine Meadows as her neighborhood playground, trading in the monkey bars and slides for perfect corduroy and deep powder on some of the best terrain in the world.
Cindy Hirschfeld’s family feature, “Family-Friendly Doesn’t Mean Flat,” highlights the truth long-known by Squaw and Alpine families that a mountain does not have to be small to be the perfect playground for families. The article features Squaw and Alpine’s family-friendly terrain parks, Village activities and where to find tasty treats. Hirschfeld’s piece also highlights how Squaw is a mountain of “firsts” for her entire family, with each milestone bringing the family closer together.
The pages of SQUAW Magazine are alive with stunning images captured by some of the ski industry’s most talented photographers. Photos detail Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows’ breathtaking views and expansive terrain, truly bringing the legendary resorts to life for readers across the globe.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Off the mountain, families relax in The Village at Squaw Valley around the cozy fire pits or enjoy a host of restaurants, bars, boutiques and art galleries. Guests can stay in one of The Village at Squaw Valley’s one, two or three bedroom suites, each with a fireplace, kitchen and balcony, for the ultimate slopeside lodging experience.
About Alpine Meadows
Alpine Meadows’ seven powder bowls, summit-to-base groomed slopes, and authentic hospitality are among the many attributes that have made the resort a favorite of the local community and visitors alike. Alpine Meadows offers skiers and riders access to more than 100 trails across 2,400 skiable acres serviced by 13 lifts. With its high annual snowfall, the resort boasts one of Tahoe’s longest skiing and boarding seasons.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows joined forces in November 2011, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can access 6,000 skiable acres, 43 lifts, six terrain parks and 270+ trails at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows on one lift ticket or season pass.
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