The area’s base elevation is 6,200 feet, which means that skiers rarely have any problem with the altitude. The vertical is 2,850 feet.

For general information at Squaw Valley, write Squaw Valley USA, Squaw Valley, CA 96146; (916) 583-6985; reservations: (800) 545-4350. On e-mail: squaw@squaw. On the Internet: http://www. squaw. com.

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