Your Palisades Tahoe Guide to the 4th of July in North Lake Tahoe

The 4th of July is an action-packed time in the Lake Tahoe region. From parades and drone shows to water activities on warm days, it won’t be hard to find something that piques your interest. Plus, in this guide, you’ll get some handy tips for how to have the best experience possible while practicing responsible tourism.

Skiing True To Who You Are

Skier Jamie Burge poses in Olympic Valley.

Pioneering big-mountain skier Jamie Burge has never fit into any kind of box. Here, she talks about breaking down stereotypes in her sport and coming out as her true self.

Operations Update: Season Extended Again Through May 30th, 2022

A Skier from Peter Glenn Sports at the Spring Skiing Capital

Thanks to more than seven feet of snow in April, we are announcing yet another season extension. Palisades Tahoe will once again have Lake Tahoe’s longest winter season, with a new projected closing date of May 30th, 2022. After this week, we will be moving to weekends only — that’s Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only until Memorial Day Weekend, at which time we will also operate on Monday.


The Palisades at Palisades Tahoe covered in a fresh blanket of snow.

Spring weather officially went back into hibernation last week: We have received more than 3 feet of snow on the upper mountain in the last 7 days. There are still some sunny days sprinkled throughout the forecast, but there’s serious snow in coming the next few days, too. We have a Winter Weather Warning from […]

Save Our Snow with UC Davis Environmental Research Center

Snow cat pushing snow for late spring skiing at Palisades Tahoe

It is no secret that climate change is already beginning to have profound effects on the ski industry. In our efforts as a company to mitigate the effects of climate change, we have largely focused on transportation-related initiatives that reduce reliance on individual vehicles. Despite these achievements, we know we have a lot more to do, and we’d love for you to join us in our efforts.

Operations Update: Storm Recap & Sunday Events

Who needs Miracle March with an April like this? A few weeks ago, we were getting ready to wrap up winter operations. Now we have more snow than sunny days ahead in the forecast. If the snowfall keeps up like this, we think we’ll be able to extend our closing date past May 1st!

Operations Update: Last Weekend for Alpine & Granite Chief

The Aerial Tram during a snowstorm in April

Fresh snow is always good, and if we get enough, we will be able to extend the life of several lifts and runs. That said, please understand that these spring storms are not the equivalent of the snowfall we saw in the early season.

Operations Update: Deep Dive on Wind Hold & Other Storm Updates

Three snowcats travel uphill in an April storm at Palisades Tahoe.

Just a few days ago we posted one of these blogs saying we were gearing up for summer. We knew we’d get a bit of snow this week, and wintry conditions returned in full force on Monday. Snow was dumping and winds were howling. While we don’t anticipate that this snow will lead to any […]

Operations Update: 10 Days Left at Alpine; Little Storm Coming

The snow is melting rapidly, so lift closures are ahead — but don’t put those skis away just yet! We still have Snow Golf, Cushing Crossing and the FREE Spring Tracks concert with G. Love & DJ Logic coming up. Plus, you can enjoy fun spring on-mountain ski activities like the wiggles on Shirley or terrain park features on Gold Coast & Belmont.

Operations Update: Cushing Crossing, Closing Day, & More

Skiing and snowboarding are still on the menu at the Spring Skiing Capital, especially in the mornings when the snow is nice and cold. There’s still plenty to look forward to, from funky costume weekends to the return of much-loved annual events. Let’s take a look at what is happening around the mountain over the next month.