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Heavenly Ski Resort

South Lake Tahoe

At Heavenly Mountain Resort, skiers and snowboarders alike are thrilled with varied terrain that spans the California-Nevada border and includes rolling glades, terrain parks and challenging technical steeps. Overlooking the sapphire-blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly ski resort is one of the most unique snowsports destinations on the planet. Skiing...Read more

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Boasting 4,800 acres of terrain, over 97 trails, and more than 1,000 meters of vertical, Heavenly would be California's largest ski area area; if it wasn't spread out between Nevada and California. Intermediates love its wide blue terrain, but aside from a labyrinth of advanced tree skiing trails, experts will want to get their kicks elsewhere.

Accolades: Best Tree Skiing, Nightlife and Evening Restaurants

Mountain Statistics

STATS

elevation and vertical drop of ski resort
Summit: 10,067 ft
Vertical: 3,500 ft
Annual Snowfall: 360 inches
Number of Trails: 97
Acres: 4,800 Skiable Acres
Snowmaking: 73%
Tubing Center: Yes - 4 lanes

TERRAIN

difficulty of ski runs black diamond, blue square and green circle by percentrage
35% Expert
45% Intermediate
20% Beginner

MOUNTAINS BY STATE

LIFTS

  • 29 total:
  • 2 Gondolas/Trams
  • 9 Hi-Speed Quad/Other
  • 1 Regular Quad
  • 5 Triple
  • 3 Double
  • 9 Surface

TRAIL MAP

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At Heavenly Mountain Resort, skiers and snowboarders alike are thrilled with varied terrain that spans the California-Nevada border and includes rolling glades, terrain parks and challenging technical steeps. Overlooking the sapphire-blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly ski resort is one of the most unique snowsports destinations on the planet. Skiing and snowboarding at Heavenly presents you with a number of different choices. With more terrain variety, more hidden glades, more rippin' groomers than any Lake Tahoe resort, you've got plenty of decisions to make.

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