Proud Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics and well known for its world renowned skiing is the beloved Squaw Valley. Not only is Squaw one of Lake Tahoe’s premiere skiing towns but it is also a leading Ski Resort in the Country. Squaw Valley offers a wide variety of real estate options from vacation rentals to intimate cabins. Due to its individualized nature, the Squaw Valley real estate market is flush with ski condos and townhouses. For families living in the area, the public school system is the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District.
Although Squaw Valley is famous for being a ski town, as of late, it has become a year round destination. The many recreational opportunities has locals and visitors taking advantage of everything Squaw has to offer during those summer months. With miles of phenomenal trails mountain biking and hiking is a popular attraction in the area. Living in Squaw Valley offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and is full of local character.
The Village At Squaw Valley:
Right in the heart of all the action and Located at the base of the mountain is the Village at Squaw Valley. Filled with superb restaurants, bars, specialty shops and many slopeside accommodations. The village offers year round events, festivals, music, and activities for the whole family. The beautiful Shirley Mountain Canyon is the backdrop of the Village providing hiking for all ages and abilities. A distinguished Feature to the Village is its proximity to its sister ski resort Alpine Meadows.
Base to Base Gondola:
The newly approved and highly anticipated Base to Base Gondola also known as the California Express will provide transportation for skiers and Snowboarders between Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. This project will no doubt enhance the skier experience, joining 6,000 acres of terrain without needing to get in the car.
The California Express will feature 8-person cabins, 2 base terminals, 2 mid stations, 33 lift towers, and will be able to transport 1,400 people per hour. The lift is expected to be 2.5 miles long and will take approximately 16 minutes from one base terminal to the other.
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