California

Heavenly Ski Resort

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Heavenly Mountain Resort Overview

Few ski resorts can match Heavenly Ski Resort’s scenic beauty and expansive network of lifts, terrain, trails, and snowmaking. Located in South Lake Tahoe on the California-Nevada border, Heavenly is the region's largest ski area, featuring the highest elevation at 10,067 feet and the longest vertical drop.

With an average of 360 inches of snowfall per year, Heavenly gets some of the best snow in North America. Even better, bluebird days are enjoyed 300 days a year on average. Plus, the views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range are magnificent.

Heavenly is about three hours from San Francisco (without traffic) and an hour from Reno. It was founded in 1955 and is spread between four base areas: Stagecoach Lodge (local’s spot), Boulder Lodge (best for beginners), CA Heavenly Village/Gondola (best for walking to and from the slopes), and California Base Lodge (best variety and most parking). From wide-open groomed cruisers to 1,600-foot plunges in the double-black-diamond canyons and some of the most outrageous tree skiing in North America, there’s something for everyone at Heavenly.

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Heavenly Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

67"
42"
28"
14"
0"
0"
Nov
19"
Dec
56"
Jan
25"
Feb
26"
Mar
6"
Apr

Terrain Overview

8%
Beginners Runs
62%
Intermediate Runs
25%
Advanced Runs
5%
Expert Runs
97
Runs in Total
5.5 mi
Longest Run
4800 ac
Skiable Terrain
3379 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 28

2
Gondolas & Trams
2
High Speed Sixes
7
High Speed Quads
1
Quad Chairs
5
Triple Chairs
3
Double Chairs
8
Surface Lifts

Elevation

10067'
Summit
3500'
Vertical Drop
7170'
Base

Important Dates

November 19, 20212021/11/19

Projected Opening

April 17, 20222022/04/17

Projected Closing

144

Projected Days Open

155

Days Open Last Year

1955

Years Open

360"

Average Snowfall
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