Palisades Tahoe


Palisades Tahoe is located in Olympic Valley, California, in the Sierra Nevada range. It is previously known as Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, stands as the Lake Tahoe region's largest ski resort, offering an impressive 6,000 skiable acres spread across two magnificent mountains. Palisade is defined as a line of bold cliffs. On the Olympic Valley side (now called the Palisades side), iconic granite walls rise looker's left of Siberia Express where generations of freeskiers made their mark in the legendary arena. The terrain with the same name alongside the historic Alpine Bowl Chair on the Alpine Meadows side (now called the Alpine side) is slightly more hidden, but also a proving ground for skiers and riders and a powder day favorite for those in the know. With a history spanning over 70 years, this iconic resort boasts an illustrious past as the host of the 1960 Winter Olympics and proudly serves as the Spring Skiing Capital, attracting numerous Olympic and World Cup athletes from various snow sports disciplines. Embracing an average annual snowfall of 400 inches, Palisades Tahoe consistently boasts one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in the Lake Tahoe area, making it a beloved haven for winter enthusiasts year after year.

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Where is Palisades Tahoe located?

Palisades Tahoe is located in Olympic Valley, California, USA, in the Lake Tahoe region.

The nearest airport to Palisades Tahoe is Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Reno, Nevada, and approximately 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes drive, depending on traffic and weather conditions.

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