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Cross Country Skiing in Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Tahoe City, California USA

Area:
400 acres/1.62 km² of groomed trails
Level:
70% beginners, 20% intermediate and 10% advanced
Squaw Valley Ski Resort is located in Olympic Valley, California, USA. It is one of the largest ski areas in the US after Heavenly and was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.

In 2012 it joined forces with Alpine Meadows, offering access to 6000 ac/24.28 km², 43 lifts and over 270 trails. Nordic Center at the Resort, located in Squaw Creek, offers about 400 ac/1.62 km² of thoroughly groomed trails that are lying through the magnificent Squaw Valley meadow and the entire surrounding hillside.

The trails for cross country skiing are 70% for beginners, 20% for intermediate and 10% for advanced athletes. Trails start from the Resort at Squaw Creek. The resort is a small complimentary shuttle ride from the Squaw Valley Parking.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM San Francisco
196 miles/315.43 km, 3 hours 12 minutes
Exit at Truckee, onto Highway 89 SOUTH, towards Lake Tahoe/Tahoe City/Squaw Valley. Follow Highway 89 south for 8 miles to the Squaw Valley Rd. Exit. Turn RIGHT and follow Squaw Valley Rd. to the base of the mountain.
BY CAR FROM Sacramento
110 miles/177.03 km, 1 hour 54 minutes
Exit at Truckee, onto Highway 89 SOUTH, towards Lake Tahoe/Tahoe City/Squaw Valley. Follow Highway 89 south for 8 miles to the Squaw Valley Rd. Exit. Turn RIGHT and follow Squaw Valley Rd. to the base of the mountain.
BY CAR FROM Reno
35.2 miles/56.65 km, 1 hour 2 minutes
Take Interstate 80 WEST into California and on to Truckee. Take the Highway 89 SOUTH Exit towards Lake Tahoe/Tahoe City/Squaw Valley. Follow Highway 89 SOUTH for 8 miles to the Squaw Valley Rd. Exit. Turn RIGHT and follow Squaw Valley Rd. to the base of the mountain.
BY AIR
Reno Tahoe International Airport(RNO),
48 miles/77.25 km
BY TRAIN

Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

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