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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 Lift2,720m8,924ft
Resort Height1,860m6,102ft
 Nearest AirportsReno Tahoe and Sacramento
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Palisades Tahoe

The American ski resort of Palisades Tahoe is at an altitude of 1,860m6,102ft.


Palisades Tahoe is part of the Lake Tahoe ski area with access to 259km161 miles of downhill skiing, with 84 marked pistes, served by a total of 29 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Palisades Tahoe itself (200 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Lake Tahoe ski resorts of Boreal, Diamond Peak, Donner Ski Ranch, Heavenly, Homewood, Kirkwood, Mount Rose Ski Tahoe, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Sugar Bowl.

Palisades Tahoe comprises the villages of Alpine Meadows and Olympic Valley.


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.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Palisades Tahoe is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'West Face - vertical'.

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
16km10 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Lake Tahoe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
259km161 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
100km62 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Palisades Tahoe Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,720m8,924ft
Lowest Piste1,860m6,102ft
Resort Altitude (Palisades Tahoe)1,860m6,102ft
Max Vertical860m2,822ft

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E, S, W

Palisades Tahoe has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as west and east, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Palisades Tahoe
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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, 76 minutes drive away.

Sacramento airport is also within three hours drive.


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.

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