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Palisades Tahoe, California

Updated: Mar 6

A unique view with Edie Thys Morgan

In today's show we go to Palisades Tahoe formerly known as Squaw Valley. Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, soon to be host to the Mens World Cup races and home to some of Americas best skiers and a significant presence in US Skiing. with Edie Thys Morgan, a native of Olympic Valley, an Olympic skier, mother to two current racers. Edie writes articles, books and blogs as RacerEx.  She grew up in Olympic Valley, raced out of Squaw and brings her husband and kids back here almost every year.

Located in Olympic Valley smack in the middle of the Sierra Tahoe Range and only 2.5 Hrs from San Francisco and 8 miles from beautiful Lake Tahoe. Palisades is one of the US’s classics.

Palisades is known for its huge snow and for sun, its varied terrain and 6,000 acres of excellent skiing across 6 peaks –.  The official stats are 2850 of vertical -30% expert, 45% intermediate and 30% beginner all served by 36 lifts.

My Favs

  • Best Restaurant - Gold Coast for the view

  • Best Hotel - Squaw Valley Lodge

  • Best Aprés - Le Chamois period Get the Buddy Pass

  • Best Run - Anything off the Palisades

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