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Dates: 5/1/2019 - 11/30/2019
City / State: Squaw Valley, CA
Event Name: Olympic Valley - John Daegling Memorial Walk
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 111420 2019/Y1785
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k & 10k - 1A
Description: Start/Finish during daylight hours only! This walk will take you through world-renown Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley, also known as Olympic Valley, was the site for the 1960 Winter Olympics. This walk is one of a kind with 360 views of mountains (and some volcanoes). From the starting point, walk through the Village area, then on to view the historic Squaw Valley Chapel, one of 3 buildings remaining from the Olympics. Thereafter, you will walk along the valley floor, (6200' elevation) mostly on paved bike/walking paths that include views of the golf course, the hotel across the meadow named The Village at Squaw Valley, and many mountain homes. 10k walkers will view the "Tower of Nations" used in 1960, displaying the replica of the eternal Olympic flame.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk Like An Olympian
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Location: The Village at Squaw Valley
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1750 Village East Rd. Olympic Valley, CA 96146 Directions: From Tahoe City take Hwy #89 North towards Truckee for ~5.1 mi. Turn Left onto Squaw Valley Rd. for 2.1 mi. Then turn left onto Village East Rd. Destination is on your right.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: While up at Tahoe, enjoy other yres in the area. Don't forget that we have walks in Nevada as well!
Host Club: Tahoe Trail Trekkers
Contact: Diane Morrison (509) 396-4171
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