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Squaw Valley, California

A brief timeline of Squaw Valley's rise into the limelight...

1960:

The Winter Olympics put the Sierra Nevada resort on the map.

1979:

Scot Schmidt shows up and becomes the stuff of extreme-skiing legend.

1984:

Hot Dog...the Movie

is released.

2005:

Ski-film luminaries descend on Squaw for the umpteenth year in a row to make mincemeat of the area's 4,000 acres, often in full view of the lifts. So book your ticket to Reno now and find out why the slopes of Squallywood are lined with stars.

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Squaw Valley Ski Resort is located in Olympic Valley, California and is the second largest ski resort at Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley was the site of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games.