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White Powder On The Mountains, Olympic Valley

Most people begin to dream about Florida or the tropics when the weather begins to get cold; they can’t help but to think about how they can get away from the freezing temperatures and go somewhere where the sun is hot and the beaches are beautiful. But, ask any ski fanatic or resident of Lake Tahoe, northern California or Colorado what their favorite season is, and they will unanimously tell you when ski season opens. It’s one healthy addiction for all ages.

Those who come to the famous Olympic Valley where Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Ski Resorts are located are always in for a “funtastic” time whether they come to ski, snowboard, toboggan or shop and relax. They are no exception, but what makes these two resorts way above the average, is the spectacular CEO and president, Andy Wirth.

Andy Wirth, a Leader and Outdoor Enthusiast

Andy Wirth is no stranger to skiing, the mountains, extreme sports or Squaw Valley. He began his career at Steamboat Springs Resort in 1986, after graduating from Colorado State University where he earned a BS in hotel and resort management. After being promoted to several different management positions in Steamboat Springs, he was promoted to chief marketing officer and executive vice president in 2007 at Intrawest, which acquired Steamboat Springs shortly after. In 2010, he left Intrawest and became CEO and President of Squaw Valley Resort where he has remained ever since.

Andy Wirth is a natural for the slopes and only after having to have his arm reattached after a skydiving accident did he refrain from participating in extreme sports. He lives and breathes the fresh, winter air and wants everyone around him to have fun also. Mr. Wirth donates much of his time to bettering the community and the environment around Squaw Valley, which in turn benefits everyone.

The Perfect Winter Wonderland

Squaw Vallet Resort is an amazing place to visit and ski the slopes because this was built to be the home of the 1964 Winter Olympics. The stadium, ski lifts, restaurants, shopping, lodges and the beautiful guest rooms was all designed for the Olympics, but now you get to enjoy it all. AndyWirth just finished an $80,000 renovation project throughout the facility, improving the lifts, renovating the rooms, and adding the first ever ski-through Starbucks. If you are planning a ski vacation, this is the place to come.

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Andy Wirth Invents Ski Season Fun At Squaw Valley

Squaw Valley Lake Tahoe, ski resort opens a winter wonderland of activities for snow lovers. Add a personal touch to your holiday by designing a list of activities you will enjoy. The resort acts as host to multiple events and would love nothing more than to include yours on their agenda. Andy Wirth, the driving force behind the Squaw Valley resort, makes the difference in the way it operates.

Skiers at every level spend the ski season at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows in Olympic Valley, California. Season pass holders, families, people learning to ski or snowboard and people on romantic holidays. Sunrise and sunset is extra vibrant on a snowy backdrop. Andy Wirth is currently the President and CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings and developer of fabulous vacation experiences.

The parent company of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resort located in Olympic Valley, CA. Born July 25, in Neubrucke, Germany firework explosion during an independence celebration. This CEO is as active. He attended the University of Edinburgh. Andy is a never say no person, and goes after business with the same drive he uses for skydiving and iron man endurance challenges. He has skied some strong slopes and shows no fear in dealing with tough business decisions.

Temperatures and other weather conditions are watched loosely for visitor safety and prices are very reasonable for skiing fun. Everywhere you go in the Squaw Valley vicinity is wondrous. Visitors and residents love pending time on the slopes. Accesses to lifts are convenient. Families are welcome to ski, take skiing classes or go snowmobiling. Ski rentals are available. The resort is beautifully designed. A lack of coordination should not stop you from skiing with skilled instructors available.

Working in the business of managing ski properties for years starting with Steamboat Ski and Resort, Andy Wirth is an experienced ski season manager. Going on the story “Under Cover Bosses” Andy Wirth is not afraid to go to the many levels of the company to “search out” a problem and to reward those promoting the health of the company. He never sits and waits for the answer to fall into his lap. He uses an active method of management. Planning a vacation at one of the many ski season resorts is easy with this brilliant CEO at the helm. Skiing, dining and relaxing are a pleasure when you visit an Andy Wirth managed ski resort.

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