Before You Ski or Ride

Safety starts before you head out to the mountain. While skiing and snowboarding can be enjoyed in many ways, it’s important to always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are elements of risk. Proper preparation, common sense, and personal awareness can help you reduce your risk on the slopes.

Prepare for your daY on the hill

Safety on the Slopes

Please know and obey our rules for safety when you're out on the slopes at Palisades Tahoe. From obeying all signage, avoiding closed areas, and being aware of your surroundings, it is important to familiarize yourself with the best ways to reduce risk and stay safe while skiing or riding.

Learn The Guidelines

Chairlift Safety

Skiing and snowboarding are sports that guests of all ages can enjoy. In order to participate, skiers and riders, including children, must ride chairlifts to access the slopes. Always use the chairlift restraining bar when you can do so safely. Sit back, hold on, look forward, and don't fool around are universal chairlift safety rules. Watch videos on how to ride a chairlift safely, get information on kids riding chairlifts, and more.

BE Prepared

Snow Safety

Palisades Tahoe receives over 400" inches of snow each year on average. Deep snow, new snow, and variations in the snow pack create a unique set of safety hazards. Get the tips you need for deep snow safety, including tree well and avalanche information

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Summer Safety

When hiking in the stunning backcountry of Palisades Tahoe, it's essential to prioritize safety and be prepared. Check trail conditions and be cautious of changing weather. Bring appropriate gear, protect yourself from the sun, carry a map and compass, and be mindful of high altitude effects. Additionally, stay away from construction areas.

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