Heavenly Mountain Resort California

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 89 reviews

Trails

Beginner
20%
Intermediate
45%
Advanced / Expert
35%

Trail maps

Overview

Heavenly is the biggest resort in Lake Tahoe with over 4,800 acres - the most acreage in this region of 18 ski areas. Heavenly stretches into two states – California and Nevada, giving skiers and riders 3,500’ vertical from the 10,040’ summit - the biggest vertical drop in the western USA. Heavenly is a dichotomy, gorgeous with huge views of the Lake, and hidden gems of glade trails too.

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Heavenly Mountain Resort

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Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 89 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

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Facilities

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Family Friendliness
MMMichael M.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Dec 02, 2017
A somewhat expensive resort but has all the amenities and fun for the whole family. Has lots of terrain and it's fun to just get lost on the mountain. Powder days are epic , coaster is fun, kids will love tubing and the apre' lodge has great food and drinks. ... More
SHStephen H.
beginner snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.3 / 5

Dec 01, 2017
Great all around resort. Was my first ever place to board and though the lifts are kinda scary for someone afraid of heights its still really fun. I will be returning to explore more as i advance.... More
STSon T.
intermediate skier
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 30, 2017
One of the best mtn I've ski on. Of course, it has the best sceneries. there's no other resort can match the views of lake Tahoe. When there's not enough natural snow. Heavenly did a good job of making them.... More
RRyan
intermediate skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 30, 2017
Heavenly was amazing. After meeting two seasoned skiers the night before in the hotel hot tub, my friends and I were invited by the two guys to use their discount buddy passes at Heavenly for an amazing day of POW. I’ve never seen anything like this or felt snow like that. Two... More
RMRoss M.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 29, 2017
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MFMichael F.
intermediate skier
Fabulous!

4.3 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Being an older intermediate skier I really appreciate the large number of runs available. Also there are many ski lifts that move along at a good pace so you never have wait long. The Sierra Nevada snow is some of the nicest to ski on as well. ... More
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Out of the large majority of the Tahoe areas, Heavenly is my least favorite. Lots and lots of people and if you don't know where to go you can find yourself traversing A LOT! Can be a good time if you want to tie in more than just riding into your trip though. It's gondola is... More
GGGeorge G.
expert snowboarder
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
Please hire enough staff to be able to open sky chair on powder days like you used too. Like in 10-11. Last season snow was great but the work by staff was obviously understaffed. Stop being cheep Vail. You make plenty of money. ... More
ADGAlfredo De G.
expert snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Awesome resort with a great view of the lake when going down the slopes. If year’s snowfall is good this is the best place for powder I have ever rided before.... More
TVTanner V.
expert skier
Good!

3.5 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
I enjoy how large the resort is. It feels like they’re are three different resorts. However for snowboarders it may be hard to get from major lift to major lift.... More

Lifts

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

Elevation

Base
6,564 feet
Summit
10,066 feet
Vertical drop
3,502 feet

Terrain

Total runs
97
Terrain Parks
3
Longest Run
5 miles
Skiable Terrain
4,800 acres
Snowmaking Area
3,360 acres
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