Squaw Valley Ski Vacations, Winter Activities

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Winter Activities

Think Squaw Valley is only popular for its skiing? Think again. The resort is host to many other popular wintertime activities including tubing, scenic cable car rides, and ice skating. Read More

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  • Kids love Squaw’s indoor climbing wall.
  • If you’re not in the mood to ski, check out the exciting tubing hill.
  • For a relaxing trip, take a ride on the scenic cable car.


While Heavenly is among the largest ski resorts in the Tahoe area, there’s a lot more to do here than just ski. Other popular wintertime activities include ice skating, snowshoeing, and tubing.

Ice Skating
Located in Squaw’s Olympic Pavilion and accessible via their aerial Cable Car, this outdoor rink is among the most scenic in the Tahoe area. Hours are 11am to 7pm Monday through Friday and 11am to 9pm Weekends and Holidays.

Squaw offers midnight snowshoe tours beginning from High Camp. Call the resort to get information on available dates.

Located at the Papoose Discovery Center, Squaw maintains two tubing lanes. 

Climbing Wall
Reaching over 30’ in height, with routes ranging from beginner to expert, Squaw’s climbing wall is a great activity for kids and adults alike. Open year-round on weekends from 12pm to 5pm.

Scenic Cable Car
Squaw’s scenic cable car transports riders up 2,000 feet to High Camp at 8,200’. From the top enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains, as well as fun activities such as a climbing wall, and ice skating rink. The car operates from 9am to 4pm daily.