Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows

Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows

Tales From Two Valleys

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History Press
A history of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski areas in Northern California written by local author and longtime skier Eddy Starr Ancinas.

Arcadia Publishing
Nestled amidst California's High Sierra peaks, two valleys have captured the imaginations of skiers and mountain explorers year after year. In this account, local author and longtime skier Eddy Starr Ancinas shares the histories of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows as they've never been told before, including the stories of John Reily, Wayne Poulsen and Alex Cushing, the visionaries whose dreams and determination forever transformed North Lake Tahoe. Squaw made a name for itself on the world stage thanks to its surprise nomination as host of the 1960 Winter Olympics. Meanwhile, just one mountain apart, Alpine was built with the support of local skiers and Bay Area families. Today, a new chapter unfolds as the distinct philosophies behind Squaw and Alpine unite under common ownership.

Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781609497132
Branch Call Number: 796.93097 An222s 2013
Characteristics: 158 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows


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