Heavenly Mountain Resort California

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 89 reviews

Trails

Beginner
20%
Intermediate
45%
Advanced / Expert
35%

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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

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RGRobin G.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 18, 2017
Heavely has EVERYTHING any skiier or boarder can want. Looooong trails, steep and deep in Motts Canyon, and the best snow(highest peak) in Tahoe. Weekend are so fun too with the DJ out near tamarack.
EFEric F.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 18, 2017
Heavenly Ski Resort is one of the most majestic skiing you will find in the US. The views of Lake Tahoe are simply EPIC! Runs for all ski levels. If you are looking for a fun long blue run that can still get the adrenaline running I would recommend heading up to the top of the... More
DSDavid S.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 08, 2017
I decided to take a week off work and go snow exploring this past snow season. Decided to drive up the 395. Along the way visited mammoth, as well as Sierra at Tahoe. But nothing compared to the beautiful views that I experienced at Heavenly Mountain in south Tahoe. So much... More
JJonathon
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 07, 2017
Great mountain. Super big with tons of lifts and runs for every skill level.could ski all day and never hit the same run if wanted to. Most amazing views of lake Tahoe.being on the mountain looking over the lake is worth the price alone.One of my favorite ski resorts.
JCJustin C.
Average!

3 / 5

Oct 07, 2017
I had a rough day at Heavenly. It is NOT for the snowboarders. I spent half my day pushing myself along to get from one side of the mountain to the other. It did have pretty views and good snow. It’s a cool spot right on the California/Nevada border. I just wish the lift that... More
AWAnton 96@Web.De
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 06, 2017
Beautiful view above the Lake and you can ski in two different states waithout leaving the resort. The slopes are pretty nice too! All in all I can say that I love it!
SKSteven K.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 06, 2017
Heavenly is one of my favorite resorts in California. There's a ton is skiable terrain for every level of skier or boarder. The views are absolutely stunning and the contrast between lake Tahoe and the Nevada desert are truly magnificent.
VVianney
Very Good!

4 / 5

Dec 23, 2013
its a little trip from LA, but the view of the lake from the mountagn is fantastic!
CClaire
Superb!

5 / 5

Dec 01, 2013
i like this resort as well. i enjoyed my stay in Lake Tahoe. i liked the view of the lake.
BBarrett
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 31, 2013
my daughter moved to san fran so i will be out west some and will be able to ski there, reno area

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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