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Fresh off the press! Squaw will be thinning tree to open up more terrain around Red Dog.
"We are rapidly becoming a place where “skiing has a soul, this is where it dies.” As a community, we can come together and show the world that “skiing has a soul, this is where it lives." -Dr Robb Gaffney
Vote for Truckee against Mammoth in the Powder ski town throwdown!
Of the coastal resorts, which ones have the steeps and deeps to make it past the first round of the Ski Town Throwdown?
A beautiful tribute and some vintage footage
A day in the life of a Squaw Valley ski patrolman. RIP Steve Lamb
Here is an article on our valley from the latest Tahoe Quarterly
In New Hampshire, a new village is being developed. What would you like to see developed at the base of Squaw Valley?
The luxury ski resort at the foot of the mountain will feature amenities and conveniences of a grand resort like Vail or Aspen
Squaw is proposing to upgrade Siberia to a high speed six pack.
Squaw Valley Ski Holdings has requested a Conditional Use Permit for the replacement of the Siberia lift in 2015. The plan would replace the current high speed quad with a high speed six pack. It w...
Here is the agenda for the next Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, October 21
Ever wonder how much Tahoe ski resorts contribute to the local economy?
A San Francisco State University (SFSU) study reported that skiers and other winter sport enthusiasts spent nearly $428 million last ski season and generated about $33 million in tax revenue.
In 1993, three friends and I traveled from New Zealand to work at Squaw Valley after graduating at Auckland University. We were wide-eyed lads in our early twenties, ready for fun and adventure. At the end of the ski season in 1994 we packed up our V8 Plymouth Fury ex-cop car and embarked on an unforgettable road trip up and down and across the States. Four in a Fury is the hilarious account of this trip. So, if you want to see American in 90s through the eyes of four intrepid young kiwis - and discover some things you never knew about your own country and its occupants - check out the link below: http://www.amazon.com/Four-Fury-Nick-Goldwater-ebook/dp/B00OBS04KS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1413593115&sr=8-1&keywords=four+in+a+fury
What do you get when you take four keen young New Zealand blokes living in California and give them the keys to an over-powered ex-cop car? You get Four in a Fury, the entertaining and often scarcely believable account of a ten-week road trip across the USA, starting in Squaw Valley and ending up...
Over the past week and a half, there have been several articles by prominent locals about Squaw Valley Ski Holding's leadership. What are your thoughts?
A San Francisco State University (SFSU) study reported that skiers and other winter sport enthusiasts spent nearly $428 million last ski season and generated about $33 million in tax
Hiking Red Dog today and noticed that thee is a crew out doing some much needed trail maintenance. Not enough but a start! Wish Squaw could double their effort and hit some of the steeper trails heading to Squaw Valley Resort.
Here is the latest Squaw Magazine, available online
Inspiration, tall tales, and the truth behind the stories. Get to know Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. Skiing has a soul and this is where it lives.
Dr Robb Gaffney's latest opinion piece
Mr. Wirth and Squaw Valley Ski Holdings need to embrace and join our community rather than continue to fight it by strategically creating their own.
Interesting article on the stiff competition in the ski industry.
Vail Vail Resorts needs no introduction. As the most important ski company in North America, Vail has been called an 800-pound gorilla more times than we can count. But...
Members of the community continue to speak up for the truth
Dr. Jon Shanser, a well known Olympic Valley resident, became another one of those heroes that have the fortitude to speak up for what is right.
Every wonder how steep the runs are at Squaw Valley? Check out this interactive 3D steepness map.
3D Ski Maps with color mapped steepness.
Our friends at Sierra Watch give their thoughts on the revised proposed Village Development
Last week KSL Capital Partners quietly released new details about its proposed development in Squaw Valley. But anyone who was hoping that the 40 pages of drawings, tables, and suggested policies m
If you like satire and deadpan humor, you will appreciate this relevant mockumentary.
But when a lost backcountry skier high in the Rocky Mountains stumbles on a monumental complex of structures - apparently completely uninhabited - the only thing that experts agree on is that we may never know what really happened to "The Lost People
A look at all the proposed and approved development in the Tahoe Basin
The latest Squaw Valley Magazine has an article on the ski area's environmental stewardship. Do you agree that they are ski industry environmental leader or is it green washing?