Are you here on-site at Palisades Tahoe?
While you're out on the mountain, be on the lookout for blue Ski School flags anytime after 10:30 am. Weather and conditions permitting, Pop-Up Privates will be available on most weekends and holidays and occasionally on midweek days as well. This is an in-person-only product that cannot be booked in advance.

Pop Up Private Lesson Rates
Lesson TimesMidweek RateWeekend RateAdd a Person
Pop-Up Private Lessons1-hour increments starting at 10:30am$130/hour$150/hour$40/hour
Meeting Location
Olympic Valley: Top of Funitel (Base area on wind-affected days)
Alpine Meadows: Ski & Snowboard School meeting area to the southeast of the Lodge above the Kid’s Magic Carpet lift

Why Take a Pop-Up Private Lesson

  • Guest needs a quick tune-up, someone to guide them to new terrain, or help teaching a friend/family member
  • Customized start time and duration of lesson (in hours). No need to commit to half day/full day
  • Optimize your time by meeting your instructor on-hill
  • Discounted price due to limited availability and first-come-first-served nature of product
  • Experienced and versatile staff can accommodate most students’ needs
What You Get
  • On-demand lessons at a special price; choose your start time and length (in hours)
  • One-on-one instruction to meet your personal goals
  • Add-a-person for only $40/hour. Limit one additional participant per instructor
  • Priority lift access
Requirements or Prerequisites
  • Adults and Children ages 3+, beginner through expert
  • One student per lesson unless using $40 add-on
  • Subject to availability; may not reserve lesson or request specific instructor
  • Each participant must sign a Release of Liability one time per season