Heavenly Ski Resort

Corner of Wildwood and Saddle
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

(775) 586-7000 General

Heavenly Ski Resort is a snowsport enthusiast’s paradise. Uniquely situated with half of the resort in Nevada, and half in California, Heavenly is one of Lake Tahoe’s largest and most visited resorts. This spectacular vacation destination has it all. The views alone will take your breath away, add to that the immaculate skiing and snowboarding conditions and your perfect day just got better. Heavenly also offers eclectic shopping opportunities and an exciting nightlife, great entertainment and activities in the Heavenly Village, plus the nearby casinos and restaurants of South Lake Tahoe.

Pick up a Heavenly ski resort map, your guide to the extensive network of lifts, and plunge down challenging technical slopes and tree runs that keep the senses sharp, or cruise the 34 miles of wide-open immaculately groomed hills, then head over to the terrain parks and hone your skills on the 80-foot jumps or the Gunbarrel’s world famous moguls. This ski resort has the highest elevation and the longest vertical drop in the Lake Tahoe area. When the weather doesn’t cooperate, Heavenly brings out the snowmaking team and its 65 fully-automated snow guns to keep the runs fresh with soft, powdery snow all season long. Families will enjoy the 500-foot tubing hill with its 65-foot vertical drop, open-air ice skating, and ski school for kids, plus the weekly Ripperoo Snow Parade, arcades, and kid-friendly shows.

The Heavenly Gondola offers scenic rides with panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. It can be directly accessed from the Village, allowing hotel guests to take a short walk and be ready to hit the slopes in a matter of minutes. The Gondola also takes you to the Tamarack Lodge where you can enjoy a bite to eat indoors or out on the patio. Guests can also enjoy the live music, food, drinks, and giveaways at the Apres Ski Party.

Conveniently located on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore, Heavenly Ski Resort can be accessed by three major U.S. highways and Interstates, while the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is less than an hour away, and the Sacramento International Airport is only a two-and-a-half hour drive. A Heavenly season pass is your ticket to adventure and fun, while the Heavenly web cams will help you plan your outings by providing real-time views of snow conditions on the mountain. With 4,800 acres at your disposal, plus an average snowfall of over 20 feet, you can’t pass up this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Heavenly Ski Resort is one of best Lake Tahoe ski resorts with great terrain and stellar lake views. Discover all of the areas best resorts with our Lake Tahoe ski resorts map and make it the best Lake Tahoe winter vacation ever!

Lifts: 30 (16 lifts in California & 14 lifts in Nevada)
1 Eight-passenger Gondola
1 Aerial Tram
2 High-speed Six Passenger Lifts
7 High-speed Quads
5 Triple Chairs
3 Double Chairs
4 Surface Lifts
6 Magic Carpets
1 Fixed grip Quad

Season: November through April
Hours of Operations (PST): 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekends 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays
Base Elevation: 6,540 feet – California 7,200 feet – Nevada
Summit Elevation: 10,067 feet
Vertical Rise: 3,500 feet
Snowmaking: 70% of mountain trails
Average Annual Snowfall: 360 inches 2004 – 2005
Snowfall: 480 inches
Total Acreage: 4,800 acres (California’s largest resort)
Trails: 97 Trails
Classification Total: Expert/Advanced 35%, Intermediate 45%, Beginner 20%

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