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
PPatty
Superb!

5 / 5

Sep 01, 2007
Skiing down the maountain looking at lake tahoe is breath taking. we did Spring skiing here and the base of the mountain was mushy.
DDavid
Superb!

5 / 5

Jul 17, 2007
The terrain at Heavenly is similar to Steamboat + there's the casino and nightlife.
KKim
Very Good!

4 / 5

Apr 07, 2007
Heavenly is beautiful with tons of runs to choose from. I also, like Steamboat with their wonderful snow and they are so friendly.
KKatie
Superb!

5 / 5

Jan 04, 2007
It was another beautiful sunny day and the view of the lake was amazing!
SSteve
Superb!

5 / 5

Feb 12, 2006
I've been to many resorts but the name of this resort says it all
GGordon
Average!

3 / 5

Dec 10, 2005
Gambling is a plus
SScott
Superb!

5 / 5

Sep 30, 2005
beautiful slopes/scenery as well as a well organized lift system so that it never appears overly crowded.
MMichele
Very Good!

4 / 5

Aug 05, 2005
YOU FEEL LIKE YOU ARE IN HEAVEN WHEN YOU SKI HEAVELY BUT I DO NOT LIKE THE TOWN
PPatty
Superb!

5 / 5

Mar 08, 2005
It's located in just the right spot for skiing, dining, shopping, and the view is breathtaking!

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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