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Palisades Tahoe Snow Conditions and Events January 2022

Our last prediction of a White Christmas proved to be an understatement!

Lake Tahoe broke records for December snowfall as the year came to an end in 2021. In fact, when comparing Lake Tahoe’s previous two record breaking snow years of 2016/17 and 2018/19, Palisades Tahoe reported 13 feet of more snow this December.

With many highway closures, getting to the slopes proved difficult during the peak of the storms and over the holidays. Those who made it enjoyed epic powder skiing! Currently all roads are now open.

As snow showers and a pattern change rolls in on January 3rd, we are expecting winds, which could close the upper mountain late Monday. As of January 3rd, 7 lifts and 53 trails were open. The winds look to be subsiding by Tuesday January 4th, leading to a week of great ski conditions.

January 8th Another Storm Forecasted

January is starting with a few smaller snow events, accompanied by a pressure system change that will bring strong winds to the area. By Friday January 7th, we are expecting a stronger snow system to arrive, and continue through Saturday January 8th.

This week, temperatures will be in the 40’s during the day with partly cloudy skies. After this Friday’s snow storm, the GFS model is showing a drier pattern, at least through mid January. Be sure to check back for more updates on snow conditions.

We are truly kicking off the 2021/2022 Lake Tahoe Ski Season with a great base of snow!

January 2022 Palisades Tahoe Music Events

acoustic guitar and musician

Plaza Bar Music Series

During the holidays, guests enjoyed music at the Plaza Bar, located on the second floor of Olympic House in the Village at Palisades Tahoe. The music continues through this week and features:

Monday January 3rd  3-6pm Chi McLean (Acoustic set)

Wednesday January 5th 3-5:30 Tim Snider (Acoustic set)

Thursday January 6th 3-5:30 DJ Funks A Lot

Sunset Happy Hour at High Camp

Monday January 3rd – Milton Merlos (Probable Wind Hold)

Tuesday January 4th – Lucas and Darcy

Saturday January 8th and January 22nd – TBA

After a day of boarding and skiing, catch the sunset behind the beautiful snow-capped Sierras! Guests can enjoy music at 8,200′ and a unique après experience. On select dates this winter season, participate in this special event at High Camp at Palisades Tahoe from 4-6pm. Take in the sights of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding peaks while enjoying happy hour food and drink specials.

Event Details:

$21 + tax per person, including tram access & a complimentary voucher for one free wine or beer

Appetizers and full bar menu are available for purchase

Tickets are available at the base of the Tram Building until 4:45pm the day of or online in advance.

Tickets & drink vouchers must be picked up at the base of the tram building.

No skiing after 4pm. Guests must download to access base area.

Last tram up to High Camp is at 4:45pm.

You must purchase by 5pm on the day of the event in order to attend. This is offered on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 200 people. This event reaches capacity quickly. We recommend booking early to secure a spot!

Register Here Sunset Happy Hour

Be sure to come by the Inn Shop to explore our new demos and specials on all of your ski and board rental equipment. We are located next to Plumpjack’s in the Village at Palisades Tahoe.

From our family to yours, we wish you a healthy and prosperous New Year!

See you on the Mountain!

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