AbilityAdvanced/Expert
SportSki
Snowboard
Age13+
Lesson TypeGroup
Phone530-452-4349
800-403-0206
Emaillessons@palisadestahoe.com
CONQUER ALL TERRAIN LIKE A PRO

Confidently explore all corners of Palisades Tahoe's legendary terrain. Not only will you learn to navigate the mountains like a pro, you'll get to cut the lift lines, which means more time on the slopes.

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Why you should take an advanced/expert lesson here
  • Palisades Tahoe offers some of the most challenging and progressive terrain in North America
  • Our pro instructors will hone your skills and challenge you to conquer all types of terrain
  • Our pros will take you to the best terrain suited for current conditions to assure you get the most out of your day
  • Priority lift line access

What you'll learn
  • Develop skills to master difficult moguls, powder, and steeps
  • Gain confidence to explore our legendary big-mountain experience
  • Explore medium-sized terrain park features

Morning Group Advanced/Expert Lessons*

Lesson TimeCheck-In TimeMidweekWeekend/HolidayTicket Type
Lesson Only9:30am-12pm 15 minutes prior to your lesson.$150$190N/A
Lesson + Lift Ticket9:30am-12pm15 minutes prior to your lesson.$190$230Full Day
Lesson + Lift Ticket + Rental9:30am-12pmCheck in at rental shop at your allotted pick-up time.$220$260Full Day
Upgrade*
$80$80N/A
*Add an afternoon lesson on the same day for only $80. Same group or instructor not guaranteed.

Afternoon Group Advanced/Expert Lessons

Lesson TimeCheck-In TimeMidweekWeekend/HolidayTicket Type
Lesson Only1-3:30pm15 minutes prior to your lesson.$130$170N/A
Lesson + Lift Ticket1-3:30pm15 minutes prior to your lesson.$170$210Afternoon
Lesson + Lift Ticket + Rentals1-3:30pmCheck in at rental shop at your allotted pick-up time.$200$240Afternoon


Cancelation Policy
Lessons are fully refundable until 3 pm two days prior. Lessons canceled after 3 pm two days prior will incur a $25 instructor-rebooking fee. No show/no call or day of lesson cancellations are non-refundable.

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS OR HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE RESORT. If you have lessons and/or rentals reservations, please call us at 1.800.403.0206 for assistance to change your plans.


Meeting Location
  • Olympic Valley: On the snow next to the Funitel building in the Tram Promenade
  • Alpine Meadows: TBD
Should I purchase my Adult Group Lesson ahead of time?
Yes. This ensures you a spot in an Adult Group Lesson on your day of choice.

How early should I arrive to my Adult Group Lesson?
We suggest that guests arrive at the Meeting Area, ready to go skiing or snowboarding, 15 minutes prior to the start time. If rentals are needed arrive in the rental shop 1 hour before your lesson time. Make sure you show up about 5-10 minutes early as late arrivals might not be able to be accommodated.

Can children attend Adult Group Lessons?
Adult Group Lessons are for guests 13 years of age and older. Guests 12 years of age and younger may sign up for an Olympic Valley Kids or Alpine Meadows Kids Group Lesson or a Private Lesson. For adults who wish to ski with children younger than 13 we recommend a Family Private Lesson, which can accommodate up to 5 participants of ages 7+ of similar ability level.

What if I need to take a break?
We encourage guests to take breaks whenever needed. If you need a break other than those taken by the group simply let your instructor know and determine a place that you will meet back up. Your instructor will familiarize you with restroom locations at the beginning of the lesson.

What should I wear?
We recommend guests wear waterproof pants, helmet, gloves, and jacket, as well as a warm hat, goggles, and tall socks. Weather can change quickly and is often very different from the village to the upper mountain, so we suggest guests dress in layers so they can adjust to changing conditions. Sunscreen and lip balm are also necessary to protect your skin from sun and wind burn.

How will you enforce social distancing and other COVID-19 precautions for lessons?
Instructors and students will be required to wear face coverings at all times. Instructors will have students distance from one another, and will stay distanced where possible as well. Groups will ride the lifts together, but will be spaced apart per the resort’s lift riding policies.

My instructor was great and I would like to show my appreciation! Is it appropriate to tip my instructor?
Gratuities are not expected but are always appreciated.

How do I cancel my booking?
Lessons are fully refundable until 3 pm two days prior. Lessons canceled after 3 pm two days prior will incur a $25 instructor-rebooking fee. No show/no call or day of lesson cancellations are non-refundable.

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS OR HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE RESORT. If you have lessons and/or rentals reservations, please call us at 1.800.403.0206 for assistance to change your plans.

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