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Squaw Valley Takes Summer to New Heights with the High Camp Experience

Surrounded with sun-drenched views of Lake Tahoe, this mountain top playground offers activities and dining for all ages

Sierra Rec Magazine, Olympic Valley Ca, Aug 1, 2017 – The High Camp Experience at Squaw Valley sweeps visitors from 6,200’ to 8,200’ via the Aerial Tram, soaring over 550-feet above creeks, waterfalls, forests and the iconic Tram Face. At the top awaits breathtaking views and activities for every age and activity level including the High Camp Pool & Hot Tub, roller skating, disc golf, geocaching, a new lawn area with games and a play structure for kids, the free Olympic Museum, miles of walking and hiking trails, and 360 degree panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. Adventure options are available for all fitness levels and time constraints, from short walks through the wildflowers to a trek on the renowned Pacific Crest and Western States trails. Learn more about hiking from High Camp and free guided hikes at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily, through September 4.
Sightseeing Package: includes Aerial Tram ride, access to the Olympic Museum, hiking and walking trails, scenic observation deck, geocaching, disc golf, and

Ben Arnst - squaw Mountain Expeience

Photo Courtesy of Ben Arnst – Squaw Valley Mountain Resort

a variety of free lawn games; $46/day for adults 18+ and $25/day for youth ages 5-17, children under four are free.
Adventure Package: includes Aerial Tram ride, full access to High Camp Pool & Hot Tub, roller skating, disc golf, geocaching, hiking and walking trails, scenic observation deck, and lawn games; $55/day for adults 18+, $30/day for youth ages 5-17, children under four are free.
Tickets for the Sightseeing Package and the Adventure Package are available online. Save $10 off adults and $5 off youth when purchased 24 hours in advance online. The Aerial Tram at Squaw Valley will be open daily from 10:40 a.m. to 4:20 p.m., with the last download at 5 p.m., from May 27-September 4, September 9-10 and September 16-17.
Squaw Kids Adventure Camp: Now in its second year, the Squaw Kids Adventure Camp is offered Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, June 23-September 4, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fun, friendly and experienced counselors connect kids with nature through activities like nature crafts, Aerial Tram rides, swimming, eco-hikes, roller skating, geocaching, biking, fielding games, scavenger hunts, map and compass class, Chef Let’s Cook Day, yoga, flower press, tree identification and more. Squaw Kids Adventure Camp has two offerings for different age groups: The Explorers Group for kids ages 5-7 and the Mountaineers Group for kids ages 8-13. Full day sessions at Squaw Kids are $124 when booked more than two days in advance and $144 when booking day of.
Summer Lodging Specials in The Village at Squaw Valley®
Take advantage of great summer deals on lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley. Stay right in the heart of the action, with direct access to the slopes, world-class shopping, dining, activities, and events in the Village. Ski, stay and forget about driving.
Food Squaw Valley High Camp

Photo Courtesy of Ben Arnst – Squaw Valley High Camp Experience

About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America for the second year in a row by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice 2017, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the Spring Skiing Capital™ as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones and a custom app to make the most of every visit. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.

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