Great start to 2009 season at Heavenly for MLK weekend!

by: SnowGunny - Jan 21, 2009

  • Overall Rating 5
  • Family Friendly 5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain 4
  • Terrain Park 4
  • Nightlife 5

    Pros: Spacious mountain. Beautiful views. Open slopes. Great deals!

    Cons: No real snow in 2 weeks. Machined snow with little powder and some icy spots.

    Recommended For: Singles, Family Friendly, Empty Nesters

    Date Visited: Jan 1, 2009

Full review

First time snowboarding this season and pleasantly surprised with how efficient and effective the staff was overall during the MLK weekend. Lack of real snow in previous 2 weeks kept some away but also forced local shops togive deep discounts on everything from food to clothes to equipment as well as lessons/rental packages, hotel deals (saved $100 a night!) and local attractions. I'm a Marine stationed in New Orleans so this was a great get away with friends whom traveled from Sacramento and spent 4 days on the slopes and around the town. Definitely recommend visiting Heavenly at least once this year....if they can make this past weekend this enjoyable, imagine how great it's going to be when the snow arrives!