Rumors have been circulating for quite some time about Squaw Valley staying open through the summer. But, today, the resort officially stated it plans to offer skiing all the way through August. This news comes in accordance with 714 inches of snowfall this season, and a base still hanging on strong at 232 inches.
Photo courtesy of Squaw Alpine.
“As conditions allow and the snow lasts, Squaw Valley is gearing up to operate the Shirley Lake Express chair on Saturdays in July…or August!” read today’s statement from the resort. “Our groomers will be working to relocate snow to the area to maintain snowpack and allow for summer skiing and riding. “Basically, we plan to let you ski as long as the snow lasts!”
While all of this is technically still up in the air, Squaw Valley has in fact confirmed that it will be open for the Fourth of July, which you can read all about here. As for August, only time—and, more so, the weather—will tell.
Until then, here’s the grander Squaw Alpine plan for May and June: “May 2017: Alpine Meadows will operate Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. through closing day on Sunday, May 14. Squaw Valley will operate daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. through May 31; June 2017: Squaw Valley will open for skiing and riding on Saturdays and Sundays in June. Hours to be determined, based on conditions.”
If all goes according to plan, this could be Squaw Valley’s longest season ever. So don’t miss out on the fun and get yourself to California ASAP.