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

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
SLSongyuan L.
advanced skier
Superb!

4.6 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Heavenly is right at the city of South Lake Tahoe, a very convenient location to most people. The gondola has great view of the Lake Tahoe. The snow at the Nevada side is great. The only drawback is the trail to Nevada side is too flat.... More
RCRandy C.
intermediate skier
Very Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
The resort has plenty of terrain for all abilities and features one of the most awesome views with Lake Tahoe in the background. The apres skiing is improving but not on the level of others like Vail or Breckenridge.... More
KWKyle W.
advanced snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 20, 2017
Beautiful resort with beautiful views of Lake Tahoe. It’s convenient and it’s location is close to numerous restaurants and hotels. It’s one of the best and most accommodating resorts in Northern California. It provides ample space and opportunities for skiers and snowboarders of... More
RMRobert M.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 18, 2017
Hevanly has some of the best views you will ever get at a ski mnt, with hardly any lines during the weekdays. Gets a little crowded on Saturday/Sunday but not to crazy compared to squaw. Located right in town as well. 4/5 stars... More
MGMike G.
intermediate snowboarder
Superb!

4.9 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Heavenly is just as it’s name mentions, a heavenly place to enjoy skiing or snowboarding. A place for the whole family to enjoy winter, with plenty of activities for all ages. ... More
NPNelson P.
beginner snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
The resort offered a variety of slopes dependin on the level of experience of skiers or snowboarders. There was a a fee to pay for the gondola but it pays for the resort as well. The view is amazing and staff isbpretty friendly ... More
CBCameron B.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
I have enjoyed heavenly for the last 6 seasons. Never have I had a bad day there. The bartenders and lifties are always awesome. The groomers are always taken care of and the three runs are always a blast. Seems like the tree placement is a little more spread out then some of the... More
JMJoseph M.
advanced snowboarder
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 13, 2017
We had 10 ft of snow that week. Powder everywhere!! It was amazing. Not sure how it would be if there wasn’t that much snow. I recommend this place for future boarding. ... More
DADalton A.
advanced snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Nov 12, 2017
Heavenly has been a great mountain to ride. its close, good snow. All of my friends usually rideso theres a nice family vibe. one of the best mountains ever! Bring the family and get ready to shred.... More
MMike
expert skier
Average!

3.4 / 5

Nov 10, 2017
Fun for everyone. If you don’t mind traversing catwalks to get around to the other parts of the resort. But it is worth the effort to ski in two states... 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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