What to Expect

Timeline

4:45 AM: LOADING

Come to Caffe Strada in Berkeley at 4:45am to load your gear and board the ski bus! Please come on time so that we can leave by 5:00am.

Address: 2300 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 USA

5:00 AM: BUS DEPARTS FROM CAFFE STRADA, BERKELEY

We will be leaving at 5:00am SHARP so we can beat the rush and get at the mountain around 8:45am. Be on time!

Address: 2300 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 USA

*All times are traffic and weather dependent.

8:30AM - 9:00AM: BUS ARRIVES IN PALISADES TAHOE

We will drop you off at the front of Palisades Tahoe.

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM: ENJOY THE SLOPES!

This is what you've been waiting for! Spend the FULL day at Palisades Tahoe! Feel free to explore the mountain and go anywhere you want!

If you get lost, look at the mountain map at one of the lodges OR ask a nearby Palisades staff member. Text or call (626) 862-7672 if you need additionally help!

*Lifts open at 9:00am and close at 4:00pm.

4:00 PM: BUS ACCESS AND LOADING BEGINS

We will be parked at the same place we dropped you off. We will help you load your gear again and board the Ski Bus! Please come on time so that we can leave at 4:30pm.

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

*If you rented gear, please return it before boarding the bus. If you need assistance, ask your guide or call (626) 862-7672.

4:30 PM: BUS DEPARTS FROM PALISADES TAHOE

We will be leaving at 4:30pm and get back around 8:30pm! Please return on time!

If any problems come up and you are unable to return on time, call (626) 862-7672 immediately and we will do our best to help.

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

*All times are traffic and weather dependent.

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM: BUS RETURNS TO CAFFE STRADA, BERKELEY

Thank you for riding with us! We will get back to Berkeley around 8:30pm.

Address: 2300 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 USA

You can choose to take your gear or we can drop it off the next day (Sunday).

Route: We will be going up the I-80E and CA-89S and back. We handle ALL toll road fees and parking. Just come ready to shred!

Please DO NOT BE LATE. Bus departures to and from the resort CANNOT be delayed, due to bus driver safety regulations - buses will depart from the resort at 4:30pm.

*All times are traffic and weather dependent. Free shuttle to Alpine Lodge is available. The latest shuttle back to the The Village at Palisades Tahoe leaves Alpine Lodge at 3:30 pm. With your lift ticket you can ride between Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows via their new Base to Base Gondola!

*DISCLAIMER: You must be 18 years or older to ride. The buses are NOT ADA-Accessible.