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Big Blue

Squaw Valley
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About the Zone

This is bliss for skiers from true beginner to intermediate—acres of gently sloped terrain with spectacular lake views, easy access to High Camp's learning area and the introductory Belmont terrain park.

Terrain Breakdown

Getting Here

If you are a true beginner, take the Aerial Tram up to High Camp. From here, you can experience the best gentle terrain off of Mountain Meadow. Afer you feel comfortable here you can explore terrain off of Big Blue, Bailey's Beach and Gold Coast. Park riders will want to take the Funitel up and wrap around to the bottom of Gold Coast Express.

Lifts in the zone

  • Bailey's Beach
  • Belmont
  • Big Blue Express
  • Emigrant
  • Gold Coast Express
  • Mountain Meadow
  • The Pulley

Gold Coast Terrain Park

Squaw Valley Terrain Parks are on point. Watch riders hit the jumps in Mainline and the jibs and rails in Gold Coast Park.

Local Tips For Big Blue

great big amphitheater

“The Big Blue Zone is a great big amphitheater full of gentle, gradual terrain where young children can ski on their own and build self-reliance. The mellow routes don’t intersect any advanced or challenging intermediate terrain. For a beginner to experience that awe of being on top of the mountain is pretty rare.”
Tamra McKinney World Champion Alpine Skier

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