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#724:  Pioneer Ski Area of America, Squaw Valley

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Location:

Adjacent to Lobby Entrance of Cable Car Building at base of mountain, Squaw Valley

39.196734,-120.235839

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

The VIII Olympic Winter Games of 1960 commemorated a century of sport skiing in California. By 1860 the Sierra Nevada-particularly at the mining towns of Whiskey Diggings, Poker Flat, Port Wine, Onion Valley, La Porte, and Johnsville, some 60 miles north of Squaw Valley-saw the first organized ski clubs and competition in the western hemisphere.



2009 David Schmitt