Heavenly Mountain Resort California


4.4 / 5

based on 89 reviews


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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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4.4 / 5

based on 89 reviews

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DHDavid H.
advanced skier

4.2 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
I've skied all over NA & Heavenly keeps coming up on my fav list because of it's broad appeal. Yes there are larger resorts, more upscale resorts, and more extreme resorts, But Heavenly seems to have found a perfect middle-ground/blend.... More
JDJeffrey D.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
One of the biggest and best resorts in the world I find the view to be breathtaking and I go every year only drawback is it is very expensive there are casinos on site which offer a lot of free comped rooms which is another added benefit... More
AHAaron H.
intermediate null
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Nov 05, 2017
Fun resort, i just moved to town used to the Colorado mountains on the Epic all the time,but Heavenly is great. Definitely heavier snow and last season a lot of the mountain was often closed due to weather, which I guess... saftey is good but kinda lame not being able to get to a... More
PGPhuc G.
intermediate snowboarder

3.9 / 5

Nov 05, 2017
Great resort. It has an amazing view of Lake Tahoe. It can definitely be very crowded at times, especially the popular lifts. You also get to ski in both the Nevada and California side, which is pretty exciting. ... More
MRMarc R.
expert snowboarder

4.7 / 5

Nov 05, 2017
Heavenly is a hidden gem that's right out in the open and very crowded during peak season/holidays. What I mean by that is the majority of the mountain is in the trees or accessed by gates. Once in the trees, skiers/riders can often find powder stashed days after the storm.... More
JBJason B.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 29, 2017
The mountain is wonderful it has true diversity at all levels .The areas for consumption of food and beverage are always claim and staff is always very courteous 1000 need a Billy to ski the Nevada and California sides really make this place a special venue for recreational... More
JTJosh T.

5 / 5

Oct 27, 2017
The staff, views, trails, and terrain park are perfect. Trails are never crowded and awesome powder days on both Nevada and California sides! Heavenly has been my home mountain for years and wouldn’t trade it for anything
SJSteve J.

5 / 5

Oct 19, 2017
Heavenly has some of the best views in north America. Ridge Run is an epic classic to view Lake Tahoe. A must picture spot with Mr Tallac and Lake Tahoe in the background. Orion has great views of the Minden Valley to the east.
JBJames B.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 19, 2017
Very nice trails but lift tickets are on the expensive side. Really amazing views at the top of the mountain. Food is really expensive and really not very good. Cool gondola ride to the top.
WMWill M.

5 / 5

Oct 18, 2017
Heavenly resort is exactly what the name says: heavenly. Unbeatable views of Lake Tahoe makes you stop for pictures. The runs cater for all skill levels and is great for kids learning as wel as groups of friends. With trail parks for the more experienced riders. Make sure you... More


Gondola & Trams
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads
Quad Chair
Triple Chairs
Double Chairs
Surface Lifts


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


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