Aerial Tram Rides

  • Gondola in the winter at Lake Tahoe
  • Gondola in the winter at Lake Tahoe
Hours of Operation: 
Open daily 9am-4pm

Must do Adventure when visiting Lake Tahoe

Climb over 2,000 feet on the Aerial Tram with 360° views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra

Skiers, riders, and sightseers alike will love the panoramic 10 minute ride that climbs 2,000 vertical feet and soars above a snowy mountainscape of granite rock and the iconic Tram Face. And that's just the beginning. Once you reach your destination at High Camp, located at 8,200', breathe in the fresh mountain air and immerse yourself in the High Sierra. Enjoy dining at Granite Bistro Cafe or grab a sandwich to take on the hiking trails from High Camp Marketplace.*

Aerial Tram Rates
 Window Rate
Adult (18+)$46
Youth (5-17)$25
Child 4 & underFree
2018-19 Ikon PassholderFree
2018-19 Ikon Base PassholderFree (Blackout dates: 26-31, 2018; Jan. 19-20, 2019; Feb. 16-17, 2019)

*Please note: Hours of operation for Granite Bistro, High Camp Marketplace, Olympic Museum, High Camp Pool & Hot Tub, etc are all subject to change. Please visit those respective pages to confirm hours prior to visiting. 

Other Details
  • Aerial Tram is open for sightseeing only from 10am-3:40pm daily
  • High Camp operations are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. Please call 800-403-0206 for operation status
  • Children 4 & under ride the Aerial Tram for free, however, a ticket is still required
  • Dogs are only permitted on the Aerial Tram during the summer season on days when ski runs are closed
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Granite Bistro Cafe | Dining at High Camp

The newly remodeled Granite Bistro at High Camp features indoor and outdoor seating with casual and delicious lunch options. The Granite Bistro menu features High Sierra Poutine, Smoked Pheasant Soup and the Chef's Jam chicken sandwich. See Granite Bistro Cafe hours →

High Camp terrace bar at Lake Tahoe
Terrace Bar & Restaurant | Skier's Buffet & Bar at High Camp

The newly remodeled Terrace Restaurant & Bar is one of Squaw Valley's most breathtaking venues. Featuring panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra, the Terrace serves up a skier's buffet of soups, salads and a chef's daily special for fast, fresh and locally sourced lunch. See Terrace hours →

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High Camp Marketplace | Grab & Go Dining at High Camp

The High Camp Marketplace offers delicious grab-and-go food featuring locally and regionally sourced sandwiches, salads and quick healthy snacks. Grab a delicious espresso or fresh baked pastry, and don't miss our signature energy cookie! Beer, wine, kombucha and bags of our Big Mountain Blend Coffee are also for sale here. See High Camp Marketplace hours →