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Celebrate spring at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. At the Spring Skiing Capital you'll find soft bumps, coveted groomed terrain and smooth landings.

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Celebrate spring at Squaw Alpine through July 7th

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Discover the Spring Skiing Capital

Why Spring Skiing in Lake Tahoe is Awesome

Come experience the combination of frequent snow and California sunshine, the 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 TahoeCome experience the combination of frequent snow and California sunshine, the 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 snow beaches mid-mountain.

  • Après on Sun Decks & Snow BeachesThere 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

Join us for spring skiing at the Spring Skiing Capital. Score one of these sweet deals!
  • skiers on a spring day at lake tahoe

    New! Advanced Rate Tickets

    The earlier you buy, the more you save.

    New this year, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is offering Advance-Rate tickets. Purchase online in advance to get the best deals on Lake Tahoe skiing, starting from $89.

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  • Spring Ticket Trio snowboarders enjoying a spring day at Lake Tahoe

    Spring Ticket Trio

    Get the most out of spring skiing for just $93/day

    Share the hill with friends & family with three flexible tickets. Good any day through the end of the 18/19 season.

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  • Spring Skiing Access with the Ikon

    Starting April 8th, 19/20 Ikon and Ikon Base Pass Holders get spring access.

    Get your 19/20 Ikon Pass now and get ready for epic spring skiing!

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  • room in the village at squaw valley for the best spring skiing at lake tahoe

    Slopeside Lodging Specials

    Stay in The Village at Squaw Valley

    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

  • snow beach at gold coast at lake tahoe

    1. Snow Beaches

    Visit the new Snow Beaches, located at Gold Coast at Squaw Valley and in front of the Alpine Lodge at Alpine Meadows. Snow Beaches are equipped with lawn chairs, cornhole, firepits, and are only steps away from a bar.
    More info >

  • snowboarder in the terrain park in the spring at lake tahoe ski resort

    2. Terrain Parks

    Spring is park season at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows! Check out the latest from our Terrain Parks blog. More info >

  • aerial view of lake tahoe in the spring

    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, hang out on a snow beach and then hike or hop on a bike in the late afternoon. More info >

  • group of skiers whearing red white and blue on a spring skiing day at lake tahoe

    4. Skiing through the 4th of July

    Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows hosts Tahoe’s longest season. For the second time in three seasons, we'll be skiing on Fourth of July, and closing down for the season on July 7th.

  • skier riding a popup banked slalom during the spring at lake tahoe

    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!

  • artisan showing a pillow at Made in Tahoe Festival in the spring at lake tahoe

    6. Made In Tahoe Festival

    Celebrate all things local in the Village at Squaw Valley featuring two days of artisans, businesses, chefs, and entertainers. More info >

  • skier crossing cushing pond in the spring at squaw valley at lake tahoe

    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 >

  • group enjoying beers on the KT sun deck in the spring at squaw valley

    8. Après & Sun Decks

    Après is our specialty here at The Spring Skiing Capital! We have 19 outdoor decks and patios across the resort that are dedicated to kicking back with a cold drink in the California sunshine.

  • snow golfer hitting a ball in the spring at Alpine meadows

    9. Snow Golf Tournament

    Alpine Meadows' Annual Snow Golf Tournament is back for its 36th year on April 20! As the only top-to-bottom snow golf course, this highly anticipated spring event is a unique way to spend a day on the slopes with the whole family. More info >

  • skiers in the pacific crest bowls at alpine meadows for spring skiing at lake tahoe

    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. More info >

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Share your favorite #springskiingcapital photos and videos with us on Instagram & Twitter for a weekly chance to win a GoPro Hero 7, Oakley sunglasses or goggles, Smartwool socks, an official Squaw Alpine Coal beanie and a Yeti Rambler, April 15 through May 27, 2019. The 6 weekly winners will be entered to win the Grand Prize of HEAD Skis, a Yeti cooler and a 2019-20 Ikon Base Pass. Get to sharing!