March 9, 2006
Olympic Valley, CA - (News Release) - Some current stats at Squaw Valley this season:
Squaw Valley has not gone a single day without snow since February 28, 2006. After a slight break in the storm on Wednesday March 8th, skiers and snowboarders awoke again to another snowy morning on Thursday. The storm total to date is 72 or 6 FEET of fresh snow since Tuesday, February 28.
To date this season, Squaw Valley USA has received 343 inches or over 28 ? ft of snow on the upper mountain with current base depths measuring 19 feet on the upper elevations and nearly 8 feet on the lower mountain. Following Tahoe's "epic 2004-2005 winter, the sentiment was that this season could not compare. However, when comparing last season to this season, date for date, the snowtracker shows that Squaw Valley is currently only 7 inches behind last season's astounding snowfall.
Historically, Squaw Valley USA enjoys one of the longest winters in the country with skiing and snowboarding through the end of May. This year will be no different!
For the most up-to-date resort conditions, operation schedules, spring events and live mountain cams visit Squaw Valley's web site at www.squaw.com or call 530-583-6955. Call Squaw Valley Central Reservations for vacation packages at 800-545-4350.