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Squaw Valley Aerial Tram

Closed Now: 10:40 am - 4:20 pm
Open today: 10:40 am - 4:20 pm
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Go for the view

Pricey option for getting to the top of the mountain ($49/person or $39/person with advance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the tram summer or winter, summer has a difference experience than the winter does, can really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Take a panoramic 10 minute ride that climbs 2,000 vertical feet and soars above a mountainscape of granite rock, waterfalls and the iconic Tram Face. And that's just the beginning. Once you reach your destination at High Camp, located at 8,200...more
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Hours Today: 10:40 am - 4:20 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1990 Squaw Peak Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
+1 800-403-0206
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pricey option for getting to the top of the mountain ($49/person or $39/person with advance purchase). The view was great but during the non-ski months don't expect alot of services other than hiking and bathrooms. The tram was only open on Sat & Sun and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to squaw valley because we saw this tram and that is was pet friendly. When we got there the price of $50 per person was outrageous. So we had lunch and drove to Tahoe.

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the tram summer or winter, summer has a difference experience than the winter does, can really enjoy everything more

Thank Glenda D
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We rode the aerial tram to get to base camp for some hiking. The cars run every 20 min. Check for operation because they switch to a weekend schedule in September. The tram takes 8.5 minutes to climb the 2000 feet and the operator narrates...More

Thank Jnietupski3
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I ride the tram up in the winter and spring to snowboard. The beautiful snow covered mountains fill my heart. In the summer and fall, we hike up the canyon and ride the tram down. The views are just as beautiful. The fall colors of...More

Thank sejw
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This was our first visit to the Lake Tahoe area and the views from this tram were breath-taking! You can see Lake Tahoe from the top and we had a fantastic lunch at the Granite Bistro Cafe on top. There is also an Olympic Museum...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It was a nice ride and a great view from the top but I'm not sure it was worth $40! If you've ever ridden a tram in the past you might think about skipping this one...

Thank JFPPhoto7
Reviewed 20 August 2018

If you are visiting the resort at the top of the mountain - then this is what it is -transport with a view. if this is the reason for your visit then you may be disappointed, whilst the view is good - it is brief...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

We climbed the Shirley canyon trail to the top of the mountain, and took the tram back down. It was convenient with an excellent view.

Thank deborahrQ6625JG
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great day out, the tram takes you up to High Camp where there are various hikes, a restaurant, roller skating and a great pool. It’s very high but overcome the fear because it’s fab, we went up on the first tram, 10...More

Thank Beverley B
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Lori K
10 November 2017|
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Response from dittydoty | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $42 for just the tram ride up and down (good all day for as many rides as you want to take) or $55 to include access to the pool/hot tub (summer) or skating (winter).
7 October 2016|
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Response from JKWilson195 | Reviewed this property |
HI! I just called the Squaw Valley Aerial Tram's toll-free number listed on their website (800-403-0206). Unfortunately. the tram is closed until November. Sorry to tell you that. I hope you can find other fun things to do... More