Silverado – Squaw Valley, CA

Top drive-tension terminal.
Last tower before the top.
Upper part of the line.
Middle section of the line.
Tall combo tower.
First few towers.
Bottom station with lots of sheaves right off the bat.
Fixed return.
Bottom bullwheel.
Riding up the line.
Breakover towers.
Arriving at the drive.
Top station overview.
Counterweight next to Solitude.
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5 thoughts on “Silverado – Squaw Valley, CA

  1. julestheshiba May 30, 2017 / 9:54 pm

    This lifts operating schedule is hilarious. In the past years it could not be opened because of lack of snow and Squaw kept promising it would open. Then this year they would not open it because of an abundance of snow and in the same fashion Sqauw promised it would open but it only opened for a short time.

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  2. Maxwell Uguccioni January 30, 2019 / 9:04 pm

    Where was lost lake located?

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    • somebody January 31, 2019 / 10:00 pm

      Parallel to what now is squaw one express. Except it was on the other side of what is now the headwall express.

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  3. AvocadoAndy January 30, 2019 / 9:23 pm

    That’s a really interesting bottom terminal. Also a bit ironic to name a lift “silverado” but paint everything black.

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  4. Maxwell July 11, 2019 / 7:45 pm

    This and Squaw One Express are the only two lifts at squaw valley with footrests.

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