Located in Squaw Valley, Mtn. Mike's Sports is a family owned, full service ski, snowboard rental, demo and tuning shop. They offer the latest ski and snowboard equipment at a great price with friendly and quick service. They also have a great selection of mountain bikes during the summer months.
Mtn. Mike's Sports has been open since 1988. In 2015 Mtn Mike's is under new local management and is soon to be renamed The BackCountry Squaw Valley. The BackCountry has been open in Truckee for 20 years.
Their location was built in 1952 by the founders of Squaw Valley, the Poulsens. In 1958 it was transformed for the 1960 Winter Olympics into the "Bear Pen Tavern" and in the mid 70's the tavern became the infamous "Lone Star" which was featured in the 1982 cult classic ski movie, "Hot Dog".