Squaw Alpine Guides

  • Guides skiing with a lake view in the background
  • New Mountain Guides touring the ski trails
  • Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
  • Skiers riding a chair lift with a lake view
  • Group of Squaw Alpine Guides hiking up terrain
  • Two Squaw Alpine Guides skiing expert terrain
  • Guides skiing with a lake view in the background
  • New Mountain Guides touring the ski trails
  • Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
  • Skiers riding a chair lift with a lake view
  • Group of Squaw Alpine Guides hiking up terrain
  • Two Squaw Alpine Guides skiing expert terrain

Squaw Alpine Guided Mountain Experiences

Available to Adults and Teens (13+), our full-day Guided Mountain Experiences are tailor-made for advanced and expert skiers & snowboarders. Spend 5.5 hours exploring, seeking out new terrain, skipping the lines, and learning the local secrets from a private guide. This is as personalized as it gets! 

Benefits of the Squaw Alpine Guides Program
  • Priority lift line access
  • Get serious mileage 
  • Spend the day with like-minded, similarly able people
  • Ski or Ride like a local would, learning the secret spots around our two mountains 

Squaw Alpine Guide Program

Offered daily, this new program allows advanced and expert skiers to get to know the mountains with a local private guide. This full-day session is just $159 when you book in advance

Prerequisites
  •  Adults & Teens, 13+ only
  • Advanced Intermediate to Expert Skiers & Riders
  • Must be comfortable on all groomed black slopes
Schedule
TypeTimeCheck-In Information
Full-Day Group Session10:30am-3:30pm8:30-9:30am at the Ski & Snowboard School Rental Shop
Single Participant Session10:30am-1pm8:30-9:30am at the Ski & Snowboard School Rental Shop

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Length: 5.5 hours

Groups: Groups are form based upon ability and goals 

Where To Meet

  • Squaw Valley: The Aerial Tram Promenade or the Ski & Snowboard School meeting area at the base of the Funitel
  • Alpine Meadows: Ski & Snowboard Meeting School area to the southeast of the base lodge above the Kid's Magic Carpet Lift. 

Lunch: We do take a lunch break. Lunch itself is not included, but reserved lunch seating is available when accompanied by a guide. 

Rates
 Advance RateRegular Rate
Full-Day Guided Session$159$189
Full-Day Guided Session + Lift Ticket$199$229
Full-Day Guided Session + Lift Ticket + Rental$239$269

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Frequently Asked Questions

Should I book in advance? 

Definitely! In addition to saving you $30, this will ensure that you get a spot in this popular program. 

Should I do any research on where I want to ski/ride before my session? 

While not required, if you would like to do some research and make requests for certain terrain, we will do our best to accommodate you.  

Does this program grant me access to closed or backcountry areas? 

No. This program is only available to open sections of the resort and will not be providing a backcountry experience. 

How many people can I include in my group? 

You may include up to six individuals in your group. 

How are groups formed? 

Groups are formed based on ability level and goals. 

What is your cancellation policy? 

Lessons are fully refundable until 5pm three days prior to the lesson. Lessons canceled after 5pm three days prior will incur a $25 fee for group lessons or a $50 fee for private lessons. No show/ no-call or day-of cancellations are non-refundable. Please click here to request a cancellation or call 530-452-4349 or 800-403-0206.