Squaw Valley has announced that they will be putting $8 million of improvements in to Squaw & Alpine in the coming winter season. They’ve already put $38 million into base area and on-th-hill improvements in the past 2 years.
2013/14 SQUAW ALPINE IMPROVEMENTS:
– $2 million for more snow making capabilities for both resorts
– $1.4 million for 5 new snow cats for grooming at both resorts
– $1.2 million in room renovations at The Village at Squaw Valley
– $300,000 to reduce the resort infrastructure’s carbon footprint by 10%
– $150,000 into new concert amphitheater at the base of KT-22
– $130,000 into new on mountain & valley signage
– $125,000 into a Wanderlust yoga studio
– $80,000 in race services upgrades at Squaw Valley, which will continue to benefit the ski area’s abilities to host world-class events
– $70,000 into new terrain park features for 2013/14
– $40,000 in the ski team facilities between the two resorts
– A new home furnishing store named ‘Spruce’ will open in the village
“Through extensive surveying, we have heard from our guests that snowmaking and exciting vacation experiences continue to be things they are looking for at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. As a result, we are continuing to work with the industry’s best experts to modernize the experience both on and off the mountains with the goal of making Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows two of the top resorts in North America.” – Andy Wirth, president and CEO of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows
The changes at Squaw & Alpine will continue likely for the next 20 years. The biggest of all would be the connection of the two resorts via White Wolf.
Learn more about Squaw & Alpine connecting here: Interview with White Wolf owner about Squaw/Alpine connection