World's best skiers come to Tahoe for Women's World Cup

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows is hosting the Audi FIS World Cup March 9-12.

The women's World Cup event includes 90 of the world's best skiers from 19 different countries facing off on the slopes of Squaw.

Tickets for the event have already sold out, but free standing room viewing is available. Skiers and riders with a lift ticket can watch the race from right next to the course.

The race will happen on the Red Dog portion of the mountain, making it one of the most challenging courses on the World Cup circuit.

Officials at Squaw Valley say they have have spent the last several weeks digging out from major storms to get the mountain ready.

The top two to three feet of snow was removed from the course, before officials drenched the snow in water. The goal is to make the snow as icy as possible to withstand the race.

For more information on the race, click here.

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