Top Spots

Painted Rock Loop Trail

Olympic Valley, California

8.34 mi / 1660 ft gain

Backpack Granite Chief (2 Days)

Olympic Valley, California

14 mi

Hike the Thunder Mountain Trail

Olympic Valley, California

5.0
3.2 mi / 2000 ft gain

Squaw Valley Trail

Olympic Valley, California

5.85 mi / 1877 ft gain

Granite Chief Trail

Olympic Valley, California

6.71 mi / 1959 ft gain

Hike the Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail

Olympic Valley, California

3.6 mi / 2109 ft gain

Five Lakes Trail to Five Lakes Creek Trail

Alpine Meadows, California

10.06 mi / 2106 ft gain

Alpine Meadows to Squaw Valley

Alpine Meadows, California

11.4 mi / 2562 ft gain

Whisky Creek Camp Trail

Alpine Meadows, California

7.54 mi / 1732 ft gain

Places to stay

Olympic Valley, California

Squaw Creek Corner Suite with Sweeping Valley View

From $112 / night

Olympic Valley, California

Luxe Squaw Creek Corner Unit with Epic Views

From $243 / night

Olympic Valley, California

2 Queens Valley View Unit Resort at Squaw Creek

From $87 / night

Olympic Valley, California

Squaw Creek Corner-Unit Suite with Wraparound View

From $88 / night

Olympic Valley, California

Resort at Squaw Creek Gem | Pretty Valley Views

From $87 / night

Olympic Valley, California

Eagle's Nest Lodge

From $545 / night

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