Things To Do in Squaw Valley: Winter Activities

It goes without saying that Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are destinations every time of the year, but it's also inarguable that the winter months infuse them with energy, natural beauty and no shortage of activities. Squaw Valley is known for its long, steep runs, so skiing and snowboarding steal much of the spotlight. There are also spots dedicated cross-country skiing grounds when snow starts covering the ground. The resorts host numerous winter activities that can be enjoyed by guests of all ages, including skating, hot chocolate sipped around the fireside, child-sized snowmobile rides and more all in a winter-wonderland setting. 

Hang Gliding Tahoe

2640 E. College Parkway, Carson City, NV
(775) 772-8232

You love Lake Tahoe, and you feel as if you’ve seen all the sights it has to offer. But as the old saying goes, you ain’t seen nothing yet ... not until you’ve seen it from the air, piloting your own aircraft over the Carson Range and into the Tahoe Basin. With Hang Gliding Tahoe, you fly a powered hang glider with an instructor along...read more

You love Lake Tahoe, and you feel as if you’ve seen all the sights it...read more

The Village at Squaw Valley

The Village at Squaw Valley
1750 Village East Road, Olympic Valley, CA
(800) 403-0206

The Village at Squaw Valley is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging, dining, shopping, activities and events, all close to the slopes of Squaw Valley. Lodge rooms all have views of the mountains and are located a few steps from the various base area ski lifts. Rooms are situated above the plethora of shops and restaurants with balconies looking out over the hustle...read more

The Village at Squaw Valley is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging,...read more

WinterWonderGrass

1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA
(800) 403-0206

Imagine, if you will, that you could put the Tahoe and Truckee region into a bottle. Then you boil or distill the contents and evaporate off the extraneous material. Let's say that you do this two or three times so that you're left with the very essence of the Tahoe experience. It would probably look a lot like WinterWonderGrass. WinterWonderGrass is a late-spring festival at...read more

Imagine, if you will, that you could put the Tahoe and Truckee region into a...read more