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Destination guide: Squaw Valley, USA

Squaw is apparently quite intimidating for newbie skiers as it offers steep terrain present right outside the village. It offers a High Camp Cable Car, which is known as the Tram and is over the Tram Face. It appears to be an un-skiable terrain where a ski competition is held every year and is attended by the elite class of the world. Unlike its looks of its dangerous looks the place also offers several runs for beginners as well.

Those who love adventure can ride the tram to High Camp where four lifts offer mellow groomed beginner and those with moderate skiing skills. The most exciting thing about the place is its spectacular lake view and the feeling due to which you feel that you are in the mountains and are not just in the low slopes that most resorts provide for newbies.

High Camp is a mountaintop meadow which one gets between the high peaks where the experts get to have an adrenaline rush. The camp offers skating rink and swimming pool along with alfresco seating, which is rendering quite a nice setting for skiers of different ability. Those who are planning to take their children along can visit the Papoose beginner’s area which is located on the eastern side of the parking lot which lies across the SnoVentures Activity Zone as here you can leverage mini snowmobiles as well as snow tubing for kids.

This is quite an incredible place for first-time skiers, which is not at all scary and the place also offers hot chocolate for free. For skiers of intermediate level, Squaw Creek lift has several uncrowded runs and incredible views of Lake, along with the groomers that extends to the Resort at Squaw Creek.

Squaw Creek is one of the most incredible American skiing resort, and the trails lie across the trees— and  the most unique thing about this resort which people do not get in the wide-open expanses of Squaw. Here you will get Shirley Lake Express in the Upper-mountain, which is a perfect lift for doing laps. Skier who are not that proficient  can enjoy at Palisades chutes and National Chute. Mosely’s Run, which is named after Olympian Jonny Mosely, is an extremely steep run, and this is the run which Jonny credits to impart the skills that has helped him to handle all the tough moguls competitions.

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