Spring Skiing Capital | Squaw Alpine
Spring Skiing Capital

Celebrate spring at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

Discover the Spring Skiing Capital

Why Spring Skiing is Awesome

Combine nearly 700" and the California Sunshine and you've got perfect spring skiing weather. At the Spring Skiing Capital you'll find soft bumps, coveted groomed terrain and smooth landings.

  1. Best Spring Skiing
  2. Multi Sport Days
  3. Lively Event Calendar
  4. Après
  • Best Spring Skiing Conditions in TahoeCombine nearly 700" and the California Sunshine and you've got perfect spring skiing weather. At the Spring Skiing Capital you'll find soft bumps, coveted groomed terrain and smooth landings.

  • Multi Sport DaysAt the Spring Skiing Capital you can hit the ski slopes in the morning, wakeboard on Lake Tahoe in the afternoon and go for a bike cruise along the Truckee River in the evening.

  • Lively Event Calendar – Music Every WeekendOur jam packed spring event calendar has everything from live music on sun decks to hot tub parties mid-mountain.

  • Après on Sun Decks & Mid-Mountain Hot TubThere is only way to do apres at the Spring Skiing Capital and that’s with an ice cold beverage on a sun deck soaking up the California sunshine.

Spring Deals

There's plenty of spring skiing left at the Spring Skiing Capital. Score one of these sweet deals.
  • 2017-18 Tahoe Super Pass

    Get your 2017-18 Tahoe Super Pass and ski free this Spring!

    Access Tahoe's best resorts starting from $519 and ski free into June and July 1-4.

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  • Tahoe Super 2 Pack

    Ski for less than $48/day with no blackout dates

    Save up to $21 per day with the Tahoe Super 2 Pack. Valid any 2 days of the 2016-17 season.

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  • Other Resort Passholder Discount

    $52 Lift Ticket for Passholders at Other Resorts

    Flash your 2016-17 season pass from any resort in the U.S. at the ticket window and get a discounted lift ticket for just $52!

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  • Slopeside Lodging Specials

    Stay in The Village at Squaw Valley starting from $109/night

    Stay in the heart of spring skiing fun with shopping, dining, après and our 8 outdoor hot tubs just steps from your door.

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Top 10 Spring Skiing Experiences

  • 1. High Camp Hot Tub

    Every spring, the 50-person mid-mountain hot tub opens so you can swap your skis in for bikinis and join the party at 8,200 feet. Grab a cold beer and icy cocktail from the adjacent Umbrella Bar.
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  • 2. 22' Superpipe

    Spring is park season at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, and we’ve got Tahoe’s only super pipe, a 22-foot tall half pipe located on Mainline. More info >

  • 3. Multi-sport days

    Only at the Spring Skiing Capital (in one day) can you paddle on Lake Tahoe in the morning, sneak in corn skiing at the mountain, hit the mid-mountain hot tub and then hike or hop on a bike in the late afternoon. More info >

  • 4. Freedom Fest & Skiing on July 1-4

    Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will once again host Tahoe’s longest season with an extra boost from Mother Nature: with nearly 700” of snow so far this season we'll be skiing and snowboarding on July 4th! More info >

  • 5. Pop-Up Banked Slaloms

    Knock spring-only terrain off your bucket list: test out your skills with pop-up banked slalom courses across the resort that is suitable for all ages!

  • 6. Costume weekends

    Known for a whacky onesie or colorful tutu any day of the week, here at the Spring Skiing Capital we celebrate the carefree spring vibes with fun dress-up themes each weekend. Hit the thrift store and get your family and friends together for priceless photo ops on the mountain. More info >

  • 7. Cushing Crossing

    The original pond skimming event that started a spring resort ritual. Every year we gather a celebrity judging panel and amazing emcee's for this spectacle. Filled with big spills and laughable thrills this is one spring event that you don't want to miss. More info >

  • 8. Ice Bar

    A trip back to Sherwood would not be complete without a pit stop at the famous Ice Bar. This outdoor snow lounge provides cold beverages, sun chairs for working on that goggle tan, incredible views of the mountains, and of course, good vibes. Check out our Ice Bar parties where we have DJs, drink specials and games. Closed for season More info >

  • 9. Smoothies

    Smoothies is THE spring run at Squaw Valley. Only open for a few hours in the morning, you'll start your journey at the top of Granite Chief. Traverse North towards Granite Chief Peak and take the high traverse to get on the ridgeline. Traverse all the way on that ridge to the Silverado gate, which allows you to enter Smoothies. Ski down silky smooth corn and end up at the bottom of Silverado! Closed for season More info >

  • 10. Pacific Crest Bowls South

    Sherwood is the #1 spring skiing zone at Alpine Meadows. All aspects face south, so it gets that direct morning sun that softens up the snow to a smooth, buttery surface. Check out South Face and ride the snow walls for a fun natural half pipe this spring. Closed for season More info >

Spring Dress Up Days

Join in the fun with these theme days at Squaw Alpine


  • May 5-7
    Cinco de Mayo
  • May 13-14
    Hot Dog
  • May 19-21
  • May 27-28


  • June 3-4
  • June 10-11
    Sports Team
  • June 16-18
  • June 23-25


  • July 1-2
  • July 4
    Red, White
    & Blue!


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