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Snowshoe Rentals and Self Guided tour

Palisades Loops trail network 

Snowshoe Rentals

Explore the Winter Wonderland with a Self-Guided Snowshoe Tour at Snowshoe Tahoe

Embark on a thrilling snowshoeing adventure in the heart of North Lake with Snowshoe Tahoe's Self-Guided Tour. Our equipment rentals provide you with everything you need to make the most of a snow escapade on our Palisades loops Trail network.

$45.00 per person | $35.00 Kids under 12 years
(Highly recommended that kids are 6 or older)


🚗 Rental Meeting Locations:

      Palisades Loops "2456 River Road, Tahoe City CA 96145" 
🚶 Hike Distance: .5 to 3.5 miles

⌛ Duration:     Flexible- Choose your own adventure. Up to 3 hours approximately 
Time Slots: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm

⛰️ Elevation Gain: 0' to 800' depending on the loop choice. 

🌅 Scenic Views: Sierra Crest, Palisades Tahoe, Tahoe National Forest. 

🎿 Equipment: Snowshoes and poles are provided.

🚀 Experience Level: No experience necessary; perfect for adventurous beginners.

🌲 Terrain: Adventurous Beginner and Intermediate terrain
👥 Group Size: Call if your group exceeds booking platform.
😊 Private Tours: Private Tours are available to book at checkout

Flexible Duration for Various Preferences:

The self-guided snowshoe tour allows participants to choose their own adventure with flexible duration options, ranging up to 3 hours. This flexibility caters to diverse preferences within the group, accommodating both those seeking a shorter, quick adventure and others opting for a more extended exploration.

Scenic Views of Sierra Crest and Palisades Tahoe:

Participants can enjoy picturesque views of the Sierra Crest, Palisades Tahoe, and the Tahoe National Forest. The diverse and captivating scenery enhances the overall experience, providing a visually appealing backdrop for the group outing.

Equipment Provided for a Hassle-Free Experience:

Snowshoes and poles are provided as part of the rental package, eliminating the need for participants to bring their own equipment. This ensures a hassle-free experience for the entire group, especially for those who may not have their own snowshoeing gear.

Suitable for Adventurous Beginners:

The self-guided tour is labeled as perfect for adventurous beginners, making it an ideal choice for groups with varying levels of experience. This inclusivity allows everyone in the group, regardless of their snowshoeing expertise, to participate and enjoy the winter wonderland.

Customizable Adventure with Multiple Loop Options:

The Palisades Loops Trail network offers four unique loop options with varying durations, catering to different fitness levels and time constraints. Whether opting for a quick 45-minute loop or a more extensive 3-hour adventure to Palisades Point, participants can customize their experience based on the group's preferences and abilities.

What We Provide:

  • Snowshoe and Pole Rentals: Our comprehensive rental package includes top-notch snowshoes and poles, ensuring you have the right gear for your journey.

  • Digital Map with Loop Options: Navigate the snow-covered terrain effortlessly with our digital map of the Palisades Loops, offering four unique loop options suitable for all snowshoeing abilities and time constraints.

    • Choose how long an adventure.

      • (45 minute )    The Quick Loop  

      • (1 hour)           Mini Meadow Loop

      • (2 hour)           Frog Meadow Loop

      • (3 hour).          Palisades Point Loop 

      • If you Choose the longest loop to follow your adventure will take you to Palisades Point, (same as our half day guided tour route), reaching the highest and tallest points for panoramic views of Alpine Meadows, and Palisades Tahoe Ski Resorts.

Consider Bringing:  To make the most of your self-guided snowshoe tour:

  1. Appropriate Clothing: Check our packing list located on the bottom of this page for Details on what to bring. Dress in layers, wear waterproof and insulated boots, and bring appropriate jacket for the conditions.

  2. Personal Items: Carry a backpack, sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, water, snacks, and any personal belongings you may need.

  3. Camera or Smartphone: Capture the breathtaking winter scenery and memorable moments.

  4. Health and Safety Items: Bring any necessary medications.

  5. Navigation Tool: Although we provide a digital map, and up-to-date map app on your phone with GPS device, can be useful.

  6. Timekeeping Device: Ensure you have a watch or another timekeeping device to track your adventure's duration.

  7. Personal Comfort Items: If desired, bring items like hand warmers or a neck gaiter for added comfort.

Discover the magic of winter at your own pace with Snowshoe Tahoe's Self-Guided Tours—where adventure and breathtaking landscapes await you.

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Palisades Loops  Snowshoe Rentals
Snowshoeing Adventure
Palisades Loops Rental Area

Where We Meet For Palisades Loops  Snowshoe Rentals

palisades point meeting location
2456 River Road, Tahoe City CA 96145
  • Use caution pulling in of of the busy highway

  • Ample parking in our area for everyone in your group.

palisades point meeting location

Detailed Packing List 

Detailed Packing List 

This hike was our families first time Snowshoeing and ended up being our absolute favorite activity in Tahoe! An absolute must!

Brenda (Dec 2021)

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