Alpine Meadows to Squaw Valley is a 11.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Olympic Valley, CA that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
Delving into the isolated headwaters canyon of the American River's middle fork, this ambitious day hike through the Granite Chief Wilderness offers alpine scenery, lofty views of Lake Tahoe, and forest solitude. With a campsite at Whiskey Creek, it also makes a good overnighter. This is a point-to-point hike with a shuttle option.