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.
Alpine Meadows ski resort is located in Alpine Meadows, near Tahoe City, California, North Lake Tahoe, USA. Alpine Meadows is popular to skiers.
It is well known for the variety and quality of the terrains with trails that are ranging from beginner to advanced trails, with easy access to seven open bowls, steeps, six terrain parks, chutes and groomed runs. Average snowfall is 402 in/1021 cm, so Alpine Meadows has the longest snow season among the Lake Tahoe ski resorts. Top elevation is at 8637 ft/2633 m and base elevation at 6835 ft/2083 m. Snowfall is 495 in/1257 cm and vertical drop is at 1800 ft/548.6 m.
Skiable area covers 2400 ac/9.72 km² and it has totally 100 runs. The runs are 25% for beginners, 40% for intermediate and 35% for advanced skiers. It has a lift system of 13 lifts and the longest run is 3.4 mi/5.4 km. Snow-making is at 11 or 13 lifts.