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Palisades Tahoe

Palisades Tahoe Ski Resort Guide

Palisades Tahoe, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,720m
Resort Height1,860m
 Nearest AirportsReno Tahoe and Sacramento
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Palisades Tahoe

The region of Palisades Tahoe comprises the ski slopes of Alpine Meadows and Olympic Valley.


The ski area includes 2 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 200 marked pistes, served by a total of 43 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in either of the ski areas of Alpine Meadows and Olympic Valley.

The ski resort itself is at 1,860m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,720m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Palisades Tahoe offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Palisades Tahoe is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley and Palisades Tahoe.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Palisades Tahoe?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Palisades Tahoe.

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Ski Area Stats

Palisades Tahoe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Palisades Tahoe Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,720m
Lowest Piste1,860m
Resort Altitude (Palisades Tahoe)1,860m
Max Vertical860m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Palisades Tahoe
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Palisades Tahoe Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Palisades Tahoe is 5km long and the most difficult run is the 'West Face - vertical'.

Location and Map

Where is Palisades Tahoe?

This ski resort is in United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Palisades Tahoe is Reno Tahoe, 60 minutes drive away.

Sacramento, Chico Muni and Modesto City airports are all within three hours drive.

Reno Tahoe is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 43 ski lifts are able to uplift 72,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Palisades Tahoe open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Palisades Tahoe, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Palisades Tahoe Tourist Office for the latest.

Palisades Tahoe