Palisades Tahoe CA extends ski season after April snow storm

After greater than 7 ft of snow was dumped over the Sierra in April, Palisades Tahoe will lengthen its ski season to Memorial Day, which means the ski resort will function Lake Tahoe’s longest winter season.

Shifting ahead, the resort can be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The resort additionally can be open for the vacation weekend, together with Monday, Might 30.

Lifts will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., although hours may shift to eight a.m. to 2 p.m. if the resort begins “to see vital snowmelt once more.”

“There’s no vital precipitation or climate within the forecast (although there could also be a couple of windy days), so we’re doing our greatest to protect the snow we’ve,” the resort mentioned in a weblog submit Friday.

“We’ll have our grooming groups out midweek subsequent week even when the resort shouldn’t be open, and so they’ll be harvesting snow from closed areas to extend the lifetime of different lifts.”

Resort officers may also quickly cease pointless uphill journey like driving snowmobiles in the course of the day to protect the snow, apart from within the case of an emergency.

For extra particulars on which runs, trails and lifts are open or closed in Might, go to Palisades Tahoe’s web site at

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Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks covers fairness points within the Sacramento area. She’s beforehand labored at The New York Instances and NPR, and is a former Bee intern. She graduated from UC Berkeley, the place she was the managing editor of The Day by day Californian.
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