Get to know Lake Tahoe's most legendary mountains.
There’s a reason Palisades Tahoe is regularly voted one of the top ski resorts in the country. From its 1960 Winter Olympic history to its iconic terrain spread across a combined 8 peaks and 6,000 skiable acres and stunning views of Lake Tahoe, Palisades Tahoe is an unrivaled destination for skiing and snowboarding in California. rich-text, responsive-table
Palisades Tahoe Ski Resort
Often voted one of North America’s best ski resorts, Palisades Tahoe is known for its world-class terrain, vibrant ski culture, and Olympic heritage as host of the 1960 Winter Games. If you’re coming for deep powder and steep chutes and bowls set to the gorgeous backdrop of Lake Tahoe, our two mountains will deliver. If you’re brand new to skiing or snowboarding, you’ll appreciate our forgiving learning zones, welcoming instructors, and convenient access.
Our New Name
In September 2021, we changed our name from Sq**w Valley Alpine Meadows to Palisades Tahoe. Learn more about our decision to change the name and the inspiration behind our new name and logo. We welcome you to take part in our new chapter, on the same incredible mountains we love.
Whether you’re riding Paliasdes’ KT-22 or Silverado on a powder day or skiing off the backside of Alpine’s Summit Chair in the spring, these mountains are stacked with the kind of lifts you can’t forget. We’ve named the 11 most legendary lifts at Palisades Tahoe (and yes, it was hard to narrow it down), and offered detailed guides on how to ski and ride them.
The Inside Edge Blog
Check the Inside Edge blog for the latest guides to visiting Palisades Tahoe and the surrounding area, local recommendations for things to do and what to see, and our "Legends of Tahoe" series for stories about the people who make up these mountains.
About Lake Tahoe
If you haven’t stood on a snow-covered peak and looked out over the glassy, emerald expanse that is Lake Tahoe, trust us, you’re missing out. This high-elevation lake—the second deepest in the U.S.—is a natural wonder and the center of a vibrant mountain community.
From the area’s first settlers to the birth of modern freeskiing and beyond, this place has always been a land of legends—each generation setting the stage for the achievements of the next.