Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows: Tales from Two Valleys (Hardcover)

Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows: Tales from Two Valleys By Eddy Starr Ancinas, Bob Roberts (Foreword by) Cover Image

Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows: Tales from Two Valleys (Hardcover)

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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.

Product Details ISBN: 9781540207340
ISBN-10: 154020734X
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: February 26th, 2013
Pages: 162
Language: English