Andy Wirth — New Gondola to Connect Famouse Ski Resorts


Andy Wirth, who is the CEO of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts is arranging a plan to connect the two ski resorts together by building a gondola. The plan has been in the works for quite some time now, and skiers have been expecting the possibility of this happening. It’s a 460 acre stretch between the two resorts that is called White Wolf and includes the top of Squaw’s famous chair life.

The new gondola will run along the Western edge of Caldwell’s property which is right along the boundary of the 460 acre stretch that runs right along the boundary of the wilderness area.

Many people have envisioned and dreamed of this happening. By connecting the two resorts together it will allow skier’s to get from point A to point B. Before, they would have to park in the parking lot and drive back and forth between the two resorts to ski the resorts beautiful scenic mountains. This gondola is definitely the skier’s dream and is something they’ve been waiting for, for a very long time.

Andy Wirth is best known for his work in the mountain resort and hotel industry. He is currently the President and CEO of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and Alpine Meadows. He has spent much of his life working in the mountain resort industry which began in Steamboat Springs Resort in 1986.

Andy has participated in many community service programs and fundraisers as well as achieved personal and professional awards for his outstanding services in the resort community. He was in a sky diving accident that changed his life, and allowed him to donate and start a fundraiser for the active duty men and women and their families.

With Andy’s expertise and experience throughout his years as the CEO and over 25 years of experience in the hotel and resort industry, building this gondola is something that he has been looking forward to for a long time.