Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Voted #1 Ski Resort in North America for Second Year in a Row by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice

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Liesl Kenney, Public Relations Director
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
530.452.7111 or lkenney@squawalpine.com

Sam Kieckhefer, Public Relations Coordinator
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
530.584.6035 or skieckhefer@squawalpine.com

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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] Dec. 9, 2016 – Out of the 20 resorts nominated by a panel of pro skiers and snowboarders, USA Today and 10Best announced that their readers have selected Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows as the winner of the 2017 Readers’ Choice Poll for ‘Best Ski Resort,' marking the second consecutive win for the resort after it secured the top spot in 2016. 

“Our team is thrilled to be recognized as the USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice winner of ‘Best Ski Resort’ for the second year in a row and we are delighted to share this award with the entire Reno-Tahoe community, which works together to provide an award-worthy experience for our guests,” said Andy Wirth, president and CEO of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. “Truly, this designation belongs to the community:  the people in the businesses of Truckee, Tahoe City, all of North Lake Tahoe and the entire region. We send sincere thanks to our loyal guests for their proud support and look to continue to build on this momentum in the 2016-17 season.”

With access to more than 6,000 skiable acres, 42 lifts and 270 trails featuring over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain and 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones, all on one lift ticket, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is a destination for everyone. Getting to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has never been easier with 100 daily departures nonstop to 20 U.S. cities through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO). Guests arriving by airplane can even ski or ride the afternoon of their arrival for free. To learn more about flying to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, click here.

Merry Days & Holly Nights at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Dec. 17-31
New for the 2016-17 season, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will celebrate the first annual Merry Days & Holly Nights, two weeks of spirited events and activities December 17-31. Merry Days & Holly Nights will bring Santa to town along with spectacular music and dance performances, delicious Farm-to-Table Dinners, parties, fireworks to ring in the New Year and much more. Click here for tickets and more information.

New Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows App
Using the redesigned Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows mobile app, visitors have access to new features including real-time lift, trail and snow data along with one-touch “group” creation and tracking to simplify the experience of skiing with friends and family. Navigation off of the slopes is also easy with maps of The Village at Squaw Valley® to point out key locations in relation to the user. 

For more information about Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, visit www.squawalpine.com.

About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted 2016 ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and nearly 60 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the spring skiing capital as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones and a custom app to make the most of every visit. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.

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