Andy Wirth and the Lake Tahoe Resort


Posted by LLJ43 | Posted in For Skiers | Posted on 16-08-2016

For a beautiful spot to vacation with to see a wonder of the world and the magnificent mountainous region of the Sierra Nevada, it is recommended to see one of the most beautiful resorts known as the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, a resort that holds not only history, but some of the most modern advancements known. The Squaw Valley Ski Resort is best known for hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics that took place in Northern California. The Squaw Valley Ski Resort is the resort that hosted the Olympians that skied down the slopes of the resort. With high quality high resorts, it is easy to see why ski enthusiasts flock to this resort.

This ski resort that is located in the Tahoe Valley is a world renowned destination vacation which has recently been turned around and renovated by the current CEO and President of the resort. This individual is Andy Wirth who has almost three decades of experience within the mountain resort industry. As a dedicated individual, Mr. Wirth makes an effort to not only know and understand his employees, but to also get to know his customers. Mr. Wirth is a firm believer that the loyal customers are the best customers customers as well as friends to have within the resort.

Andy Wirth has consistently shown his innovative business side with the many changes that he has enacted on the resort within the last six years. In most recent news, Andy Wirth has heavily invested in the snow-making industry as a result of the drought that has hit California. With the drought, the ski industry has been slowly declining. Despite this unfortunate fact, Mr. Wirth has taken this opportunity to not only make investments to keep his business afloat, but to also make investments that would encourage the ski resort to flourish.

Recently in news, Mr. Wirth was interviewed on the KCRW radio station. As an expert and leader within the ski industry, the radio station wanted to know more about the decline of the industry as well as his predictions for his own ski resorts in California. During this interview, Mr. Wirth shocked the radio host as well as the public by stating that his ski resort could withstand an infinite amount of winters. With activities to do all year around the explore the beauty of the natural world, Andy Wirth is confident of the growth of his beloved business.

Super Slopes


Posted by LLJ43 | Posted in For Skiers | Posted on 22-07-2016

Lake Tahoe is known worldwide for its beautiful scenery and ski slopes. The lake itself is a large freshwater lake, located in Sierra Nevada. It is the largest alpine lake in America, and the second deepest following Crater Lake. Mountains surround the lake on each side, and the beautiful clear and crisp water can be seen from miles long. Lake Tahoe’s first inhabitants were a Washoe Indian Tribe and to no surprise, it’s name derived from the Washo word “da’aw” which means, “The Lake”. Currently, it is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the United States. Lake Tahoe at offers more than twelve options for downhill ski slopes, as well as yearly activities such as boating, hiking and gambling.

Squaw Valley is one of the most sought out peaks at Lake Tahoe. It is mainly known for hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics and has since maintained a very favorable ski culture. The mountains are said to not only add to the beauty of the scenery, but to also contribute to the almost serene like energy that can be felt there. Beginners can take comfort in knowing that here, they will find slopes that are forgiving of their lack of expertise. It gives the dramatic scenery, with less of the dramatic twist and turns. And for the ones who just can’t get enough, thanks to the almost year long snowfall, Squaw Valley is also known to host one of the longest ski and snowboarding seasons across the United States.

Less than twenty minutes away lies another must see slope. Alpine Meadows is located right in the middle of Truckee Nevada and Tahoe City. It offers several family friendly activities on over 100 trails and spread over more than 2,400 acres. Although they are both mainly known for their attractions, Alpine Meadows and Squaw valley reach far beyond providing thrill seekers with an abundance of fun opportunities, the two Tahoe resort communities formed a philanthropic organization called Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Foundation or SAF. Their goal is to assist in athletes and coaches in their community by providing education, scholarship opportunities, and advocacy to those who need it. They are highly respected and appreciated for their selfless contributions to the success of the athletes and coaches whom they have helped, and will continue to assist.