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Squaw Valley half-day backcountry ski tour in Lake Tahoe

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Ski tour the wild slopes of Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe with fully-qualified Explore California Guides on an action-packed half-day trip.


Sierra Nevada (California)

1/2 Day

Jan, Feb, Dec




* Carve your way across the stunning Squaw Valley.

* Discover the ungroomed, untracked runs surrounding Lake Tahoe.

* Benefit from having a fully-qualified guide leading the way.


Explore the incredible backcountry of the Tram Ridge area, a great mixture of wide glades, rushing gullies and stunning ridge lines.

The Squaw Valley is one of the largest ski areas in the United States and is connected to the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The resort hosted the Winter Olympics in 1960 and receives heaps of snow every season.

Just east of the valley is Lake Tahoe, a huge freshwater lake straddling the border between California and Nevada. It holds crystal clear waters and terrific panoramas of surrounding mountains.

Its depth of diversity offers fantastic access to a mountain worth of terrain along the backside of Squaw.

Its north face presents wonderful untracked slopes flowing with deep powder. And a nicely-timed half-day trip means that you’ll be able to experience pristine runs while avoiding backcountry skis and boots.

We’ll make our way down the slopes into Shirley Canyon via various degrees of steepness.

Potential participants must be able to link turns on ungroomed runs, which can be compared with skiing on ungroomed back diamond runs. And you must be competent in a variety of terrain and under snow conditions.

Get in touch now to reserve your place in the stunning Squaw Valley for a half-day backcountry skiing tour around Lake Tahoe.

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E-S Adventure Guides



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One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in North America. In the USA we offer trips in California, Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Vermont. And in Canada, you'll find tours in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.



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What people are saying about E-S Adventure Guides



Great guides and great snow!



Will was great wise and fun to spend the day with.



Guide cancelled within 48 hrs and I was unable to find someone else and so far I’ve not been refunded. Put a small dent in my otherwise great trip to Revelstoke.



All perfect



Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned alot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!

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