squaw valley

  1. B.A.S.I.C.S. Mountain Rescue, What to do

    B.A.S.I.C.S. Mountain Rescue, What to do

    Accidents at the resort are more common than one might think. Do you know what to do if you encounter an injured skier or rider on the slopes? Syd of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski patrol gives a few useful tips and practices to insure the patient is given the best care possible in a timely...
  2. Alexzn

    Collision at Squaw Valley brings mountain safety to the forefront

  3. M

    Ideas for Mens ski trip

    Hello Not sure this is the best forum to post in, if there is a better one please let me know and I will move or have the discussion moved to a better forum. I am thinking of planning a ski trip for for myself and my cousins / friends to attend. We are in our 40s to early 50s. Not sure how...
  4. Tricia

    Most intense ski slopes in the US

    From Business Insider Most intense ski slopes in the US Not surprised Corbets is on there. Its interesting to the places from the East Coast listed. Corbet's Couloir – Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Village, WY The Fingers – Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, CA Paradise – Mad River Glen...
  5. Tricia

    Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows Base to Base Gondola Approved

    Back in April the Base to Base Gondola Project Draft was released with a 45 day period for comments, with meetings scheduled for "on record" comments. Forest Service Open House Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 3-7 p.m. Truckee Ranger District Office 10811 Stockrest Springs Rd., Truckee, CA Placer...
  6. asolo

    Where to ski in June, July, August

    Is Beartooth Basin (next to Yellowstone) any good? How is Timberline (Mt.Hood) this year with apparently low snowpack? I assume it has to freeze overnight (a function of clear skies) for the hardpack skiing conditions to form. Early July? Is Bariloche worth a $1500 plane ticket?
  7. R

    What to look for in a Tahoe ski?

    About me: Facts: 25, 6'0", 165 lbs Experience: I've been a lifelong casual skier, but I'm just starting to take it more seriously. Comfortable on blues, having fun on some blacks, still scared on double blacks. Area: I mainly ski in Tahoe's I-80 corridor, so Sugarbowl and Squaw. I'm based in...
  8. W

    California/Nevada Squaw or Alpine on a Sunday

    Our first day skiing on our trip at the end of March will be a Sunday and I was wondering which might be the least crowded? Also, is there a shuttle between the two? We are staying at The Resort at Squaw Creek.
  9. Tricia

    Home of Squaw Valley founders listed for sale

    In this SanFrancisco Gate article, you can read about the property and home of the late Wayne and Sandy Paulson which has been put on the market by their eight children for $15 million dollars. Historic Lodge on last large parcel of land in Squaw Valley listed for sale The hand-crafted lodge...
  10. Tricia

    Firing up the snow gun stoke

    With Killington, Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, and a few others open for the season, along with the few resorts with soft openings like Mt Rose, the temperatures are dropping and we're seeing more ski hills firing up the guns. This is stoke worthy... I'll kick it off with Alpine Meadows
  11. Ken in LA

    A comparison of resorts on the Ikon pass

    In preparation for winter I created this comparison of Ikon resorts. I didn’t include every resort, only those I might be interested in visiting (most of them). The data was culled from www.skiresort.info . Decisions, decisions... USA WEST California Alpine Meadows Altitude (meters)...
  12. Jed Peters

    California/Nevada 2018-19 Tahoe Ski Resorts/Conditions/Meetups Thread....

    So this season required a trigger to start the thread. What prompted me to do it? Was it the 96 degree temperatures here in Placer County, home to Squaw Valley USA? Was it me sitting in my swimsuit typing this next to the pool? Was it the tent sales this weekend and the anticipated new ski...