After receiving over two feet of fresh snow in the past week, the skiing and riding has been fantastic at Squaw Valley. The groomers have been fun with fresh corduroy to enjoy on Gold Coast, Red Dog, Squaw Creek, lower Exhibition and now Mountain Run.
It’s officially September. September 4, if we want to get technical. Can I be the first to ask where summer went? I mean, seriously.
It's a beautiful sunny day, and Jessica, one of our Event Planners, is guiding a couple around the Village, and up to High Camp for views of Lake Tahoe and the setting of their wedding in 10 months.
Hiking is hands down one of the best forms of exercise: It’s low-impact, making it a great choice for skiers and boarders with troubled knees, builds hamstrings to help protect the ACL (again—a bonus for those ‘skier’s knees’), boosts your heart rate so you get a cardiovascular workout and it’s meditative and serene, allowing you to enjoy deligh
Tahoe local, World Cup alpine racer shares the excitement of the US Nationals held at Squaw Valley /
Skiers and riders love beer and with perfect reason: It’s surprisingly loaded with hidden health benefits. Research has shown beer to boost bone density, supply B vitamins (necessary for energy), and fiber (helpful for digesting those wings). Of course, skiers really know that nothing beats a cold one after a long day on the mountain.
Outside Magazine ranked Squaw Valley as the best ski resort in North America for several reasons—some of which you might not know.
When I first learned of the Mountain Collective pass last season, I knew I had to get one. For starters, I could receive tickets to my favorite resorts: Squaw Valley, Jackson Hole and Alta.
Poorly tuned gear can tamper with even the best Lake Tahoe ski day: If the snow is a little slick, you want to make sure your edges are sharp enough to hold your turns, and if the snow is fresh, a waxed base can help your skis glide more easily.
Squaw Valley is called the Spring Skiing Capital for a reason--actually, several reasons. There's the sparkling California sunshine, epic Lake Tahoe views, perfect ski conditions (including excellent corn), and of course lots of vertical to take it all in. And now, believe it or not, it's nearly time for Spring Break.