Heavenly Ski Resort

4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 http://www.skiheavenly.com
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Heavenly Ski Resort has been described as one of the prettiest places on earth. It is a first class mountain with great runs for every level. The view of Lake Tahoe riding up the gondola is one of the best views you’ll ever see. This amazing scenery is one of the reasons why Heavenly Ski Resort is rated as one of the top resorts in the U.S. Located on the south side of Lake Tahoe, the mountain actually covers both California and Nevada and you’ll be able to ski across state lines. Heavenly Ski Resort is the region's largest ski area, featuring an elevation of 10,067 feet, a vertical drop of 3,500 feet, and 97 trails covering 4,800 acres of terrain.

Heavenly Ski Resort

Although it is renowned for its views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Heavenly Ski Resort is huge and has runs for every type of skier, including many groomed intermediate blue runs, tree and off trail areas. As previously mentioned, Heavenly Ski Resort spans two states. The California side features intermediate trees and the legendarily steep moguls. The Nevada side contains double-black side country terrain. Few ski resorts can match the expansive network of lifts, terrain, trails and snowmaking.

After a day on the slopes at Heavenly Ski Resort, it’s easy to find a variety of entertainment and nightlife. You’ll find great après-ski and nightlife. You’ll be able to ski all day with an amazing view then walk through a casino with all of your ski gear. Some people call the Heavenly Ski Resort “Part Vegas, part Vail”, so it’s easy to see why this resort is popular. Weekends can get very busy and lead to long lift lines and the lift tickets and food can be expensive. But on a nice, sunny day with fresh powder, Heavenly Ski Resort is hard to beat.

Heavenly Ski Resort Notable Trails:

  • Ridge Run and Round-a-Bout – just for the awesome scenery.
  • Mott
  • Killebrew Canyon
  • Nevada Woods
  • The Burn

Heavenly Ski Resort Tip:

  • To save money, buy a Tahoe EPIC pass.

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Mountain Profile

Top Elevation

Top Elevation: 10067

Base Elevation

Base Elevation: 6567

Vertical Drop

Beginner: 20

Total Runs

Total Runs: 97


Intermediate: 45

Skiable Terrain

Skiable Terrain: 4800


Advanced: 30

Terrain Parks

Terrain Parks: 4


Expert: 5

Night Skiing

Night Skiing: No


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