Opening Day

November 15, 2019
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
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  • Alpine Meadows Opening Day 2018
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Opening Day 2019

We are stoked to be gearing up for another amazing Tahoe ski season! Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is slated to open for the 2019-20 season on Friday, November 15, weather and conditions permitting. We'll be celebrating with swag giveaways and the first turns of the season. Get there early for giveaways and swag. The first 50 people in line at Kangaroo chair at Alpine Meadows will get the new Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows signature Coal beanie, a branded YETI Stackable Mug, CLIF bars and swag from Ikon Pass!

Projected Terrain
  • Kangaroo (Alpine Meadows) 
  • First Venture (Squaw Valley) 
  • Snow Tubing at SnoVentures*

*The SnoVentures lodge will also be open. 

Transportation & Parking 

Remember that in order to get between Squaw and Alpine, you can take the Squaw Alpine Express shuttle. Get all the details here. You can park in either of the main lots at Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows on Opening Day. Here is all of our information on parking

Rentals & Tuning

Both the Squaw Valley Main Rental Shop and the Alpine Meadows Rental Shop will be open from 8:30am-5pm. All services except for demos will be available. 

Opening Day Lift Ticket Rates
AgeWindow Rate*
Young Adult$84

*Buy your lift ticket in advance and save! November lift tickets are as low as $74 online. 

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Get your 2019-20 Ikon Pass

Ski season is almost here! Get your Ikon Pass today and you'll be skiing Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows (and 40 other iconic destinations across the globe) before you know it. 

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