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Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows spans more than 6,000 skiable acres, and features over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain to welcome skiers and riders of all ability levels. Voted 2016 ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice, Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe with an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days – one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe.
Mountain Facts Average Snowfall 450 in (1,143 cm) Top Elevation 9,050 ft (2,758 m) Base Elevation 6,200 ft (18,90 m) Vertical Rise 2,850 ft (869 m) Rideable Acres 3,600 Lifts 29 lifts – 1 Aerial Tram (110-person tram), 1 Funitel (28-person gondola), 4 Express 6-pacs, 4 quad charis, 9 Triple Chairs, 5 Double Chairs, 3 Surface Lifts, 2 Magic Carpets Trails 170+ Terrain Parks 5 Longest Run 3.2 miles (5.1 km) (Mountain Run) Snowmaking Coverage 1000 of 6000 acres Terrain 25% Beginner