How To Get Operations Updates This Season

A snowcat in the doorway of the upper vehicle shop at Palisades.

Our teams work around the clock to get the mountain ready for skiing and riding. They’re among the best in the game – and they want to share what they know with you. We want you to be armed with the most accurate, most up-to-date information possible to plan ahead for your skiing & snowboarding this winter. Use these resources to get your insider Operations information this season:

Celebrating 50 Years of Jimmy King

This season marks the 50th year that Jimmy King has been working at Palisades Tahoe. Jimmy is our Mountain Manager on the Palisades side of our resort, a role he has held since the early 90s. We caught up with our well-loved, fearless leader about what it has been like to dedicate 50 years to this mountain, and what he’s looking forward to this winter.

A Visitor’s Guide To Tahoe City

Image of beach in Tahoe City with snow-covered dock.

Winter in Tahoe City: We think this is what it would feel like to live inside of a snow globe. Found on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, this charming town offers a unique blend of winter activities, cozy escapes, and scenic beauty. This post will detail winter experiences and give you some tips so […]

Where to See Fall Colors in Lake Tahoe

While Tahoe is known for it’s captivating summers and powerful winters, fall in Tahoe is not something you want to miss. From cooler weather perfect for mountain biking, to the aspens turning a beautiful bright yellow color, here are the best ways to experience fall in Lake Tahoe.

Operations Blog: Deep Dive into SNOWsat Grooming Technology

A snowcat winching Siberia face.

Have you ever wondered how we maintain our ski runs as the snow starts to melt? There is a TON of work that goes on behind-the-scenes to move and shape existing snow into the mountain you see each morning. This is no simple task, and it requires a decent amount of experience and expertise from our seasoned snowcat operators, but there are tools to help make it easier. We’re going to take a look at SnowSat, the technology that PistenBully snowcats come equipped with.

Your Summer Getaway: Luxury Suites in The Village at Palisades Tahoe

Unrivaled beauty and thrilling experiences await you with summer activities for your whole group to enjoy. In The Village at Palisades Tahoe, sightseeing, shopping, dining, and mountain adventures are all just steps outside your door with easy access to Lake Tahoe just 5 miles down the road.

Spring Skiing Capital Packing Guide

Spring retail wear out on the mountain.

With endless sunshine, soft snow, and apres all day, Palisades Tahoe has proved itself time in time again to be the Spring Skiing Capital. Nothing compares to Spring in the Sierra, but what should you expect? We are here to help.

April 2023 Snow Recap

Photo by Blake Kessler at the top of Gold Coast. We received 18″ of snow in April, bringing our season total to just shy of 60 feet. Our last measurable snowfall was on April 18th; since then we’ve been experiencing sunny skies and corn skiing at the Spring Skiing Capital. Reaching a Milestone: Snowiest Season […]

Legends of Tahoe: Hank DeVre Is Still Chasing Light

Hank DeVre Self Portrait taken at Palisades Tahoe.

Glossy photos of spread eagles, daffies, power-infused cliff drops, and powdery rooster tails have long frozen the kinetic artistry that is skiing. Tahoe skiers are some of the most artistic on the planet, but it’s the photographer who stands in the cold, balancing on the mountain’s edge, composing and then capturing the perfect millisecond moment in time. It is an art unto itself, and for the last three decades, the art of photographer Hank de Vré has helped define the ski culture of Lake Tahoe.  

Visitors Guide to Reno, NV

Reno's iconic sign at night that reads "The Biggest Little City in the World"

Known as the “Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno is just a 45-minute drive from Lake Tahoe and is bustling with art, food & adventure. Yes, we’ve heard the jokes: “Reno is so close to hell you can see Sparks!” Whether it’s the Muppets, Johnny Cash, or Comedy Central, Reno has often been the […]