Squaw Valley Mountain Stats

by Amelia Richmond
(Squaw Valley)

Groomer at Dawn - Photo Credit: Gallery Keoki

Groomer at Dawn - Photo Credit: Gallery Keoki

Mountain Stats

Submitted by arichmond on Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 10:45am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Amelia Richmond, Squaw Valley
530-452-7111 or arichmond@squaw.com


Mountain Stats



Location
Located off Highway 89, between Truckee and Tahoe City, on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe,
Squaw Valley USA is just 42 miles from Reno, 96 miles from Sacramento and 196 miles from San Francisco via all weather Interstate 80.


Seasons
Winter: November – Mid-May
Summer: June – Mid-September


Elevations
Base Elevation: 6,200’
Peak Elevation: 9,050’
Vertical rise: 2,850’ / 869 m
Six Mountain Peaks: Snow King – 7,550’, Broken Arrow – 8,020’, KT-22 – 8,200’, Emigrant – 8,700’, Squaw Peak - el. 8,900’, Granite Chief - el. 9,050’


Snow
Average Annual Snowfall: 450 inches
Snowmaking: 600 acres


Monthly Snowfall Averages
November: 40 inches
December: 123 inches
January: 74 inches
February: 57 inches
March: 91 inches
April: 67 inches
May: 8 inches


Trail Classification (total mountain acreage)
25% Beginner
45% Intermediate
30% Advanced
Skiable Acres: 3,600
Trails: 170+
Bowls: 16


Longest Run: Mountain Run, 3.2 miles or 5.15 km


Lift System:
Total Number of Lifts: 30
Aerial Tram: 1 (110-person tram)
Funitel: 1 (28-person gondola)
Express 6-pacs: 4
Express Quads: 3
Fixed-Grip Quad: 1
Triple Chairs: 9
Double Chairs: 6
Surface Lifts: 3
Magic Carpets: 2


Uphill Capacity: 49,000 people per hour.


Terrain Parks (5 total):
Riviera Park (advanced)
Belmont Park (beginner)
Gold Coast Park
Exhibition Rail Garden
SnoVentures Pocket Park


Climate* (average daytime highs and night time lows in Fahrenheit)
Nov: 47 high, 24 low
Dec: 40 high, 20 low
Jan: 36 high, 16 low
Feb: 39 high, 18 low
Mar: 44 high, 21 low
Apr: 50 high, 26 low
May: 60 high, 32 low

*Squaw Valley sees more than 300 days of cloudless, sunny skies per year.


Squaw Kids Snowsports School
Squaw Valley has a unique 12,000 square ft. facility dedicated specifically to the resort's younger guests, complete with a full service rental shop, a private ski hill with a Pony Tow and two Magic Carpet lifts. Information and Reservations: (530) 452-7225

Snow Cubs Program - ages 3 and young 4
Snow Sliders Program - ages 4-6
Junior Mountain Program - ages 7-12
Snowboard lessons available for kids ages 7-12
Squaw Sessions - ages 13-18 (intermediate and up, ski & snowboard)



Restaurants & Bars

On-Mountain: Gold Coast
Ski-In/Ski-Out Starbucks
Funi’s
The Arc


On-Mountain: High Camp
The Terrace
Bar North Sports
Poolside Cafe
The Umbrella Bar
Wildflour Too


The Village at Squaw Valley
Olympic House (Base Lodge)

The KT Base Bar
The K’Tchen
O-Lounge


Rocker@Squaw
Le Chamois & Loft Bar
Cornice Cantina
Twenty-Two Bistro & Bar
The Slot
Mamasake Sushi
Fireside Pizza Company
Auld Dubliner
Soupa
Euro Sweets
Mountain Nectar
Uncorked Wine Bar
Starbucks
EuroSnack



Custom Vacation Packages:
Squaw Valley Lake Tahoe Reservations can customize a winter vacation package to suit any budget and any length of stay. Representatives can arrange all travel plans including airline reservations, airport shuttle, car rental, lodging, child care, lift tickets, ski school lessons and more. Discount packages available - visit www.squaw.com to submit an online request, or call 1-800-403-0206.


Media Contact:
Amelia Richmond, Public Relations................ (530)452-7111 / arichmond@squaw.com
Online Press Room .......................................... www.squaw.com/media


Telephone Numbers & Web Contacts:
General Information.............................................. 1-800-403-0206
24-hour Snow & Info Phone................................. (530)583-6955
Fax........................................................................... (530)452-7106
Squaw Valley / Lake Tahoe Reservations...................... 1-800-403-0206
Main Squaw Valley Email....................................squaw@squaw.com
Website........................................................ www.squaw.com


Address:
Squaw Valley, 1960 Squaw Valley Rd., Olympic Valley, CA 96146

USPS Mailing: PO Box 2007, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Fed-Ex/UPS Shipping: 1901 Chamonix Pl., Olympic Valley, CA 96146



About Squaw Valley
Squaw Valley was founded in 1949 and hosted the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, the first televised Olympics. Squaw Valley is one of the largest and most diverse mountain resorts in North America, with incomparable outdoor recreational amenities that attract both local residents and visitors from around the globe. For more information, please visit www.squaw.com.


For great lodging packages, call 1-800-403-0206 or visit www.squaw.com.


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