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Heavenly Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Heavenly at 2535 m altitude issued: 4 pm25 Apr 2015 (local time)  
Ski USA - California

Heavenly Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Heavenly Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 10°C on Tue morning, min -3°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Sun night, calm by Mon night).

Days 4-6 Heavenly Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Very mild (max 11°C on Tue afternoon, min 2°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Thu morning).
SatSunday 26Monday 27Tuesday 28Wednesday 29Thursday 30Fri
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
km/h
Wind (km/h)
25 WNW25
15 NNW15
30 N30
25 N25
30 ENE30
20 E20
5 ENE5
0 S0
10 WSW10
25 WSW25
15 SW15
25 SW25
40 SW40
30 SW30
5 ESE5
20 ENE20
15 ESE15
10 SE10
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max°C
Max °C
-3-2133699101199973745
min°C
Min °C
-3-302248991088842633
chill°C
WChill°C
-10-9-6-3-406887653004-2-1
Humid.%866952624926251930392030363060382530
Freezing level (m)220021002700290030503700385040503950400039003650360033502950335032003250
Heavenly freezing level scale
snowy slopeHeavenly freezing level
Sunrise--6:07--6:05--6:05--6:03--6:03--6:01
Sunset19:45--19:46--19:47--19:49--19:50--19:51--
Eyeball surf report
  1. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: There is heavy snow falling in Squaw Valley.
  2. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snow falling heavily in Sierra at Tahoe.

Other resorts in USA - California are reporting: powder (0)  /  good piste (0)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Heavenly at the specific elevation of 2535 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Heavenly. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of United States.

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Visitor Reviews of Heavenly

Smitty from Germany writes:

Just returned from a week long visit ending Friday 25 Mar 2011. I can't remember nicer snow conditions than what I encountered early in the week. By mid-day Wednesday, though, a bad weather system made the skiing all but impossible. The early week snow was fantastic, and I did enjoy myself.

Now for the criticism:

I've been skiing in the Austrian Alps for the past few years, and I think Heavenly leaves a lot to be desired. Yes, there are some great views of the Lake, and the High Desert in Nevada, but I don't go skiing for the view. I'm a fairly advanced skier, and found no truly challenging runs other than perhaps one or two of the bigger bowls, only then because my slim-ish Fischer Progressor skis weren't designed for the knee high powder I encountered there.

The real problem with Heavenly is that it is too small, though. A competent skier could, assuming no lift lines, ski every run before lunch. Getting to Heavenly is basically a whole days travel from almost anywhere further than Sacramento or Reno. So, spending a long weekend is a minimum to make the trip worthwhile. Heavenly's small size is an issue for sure. Compare Heavenly piste map with a few of the available resorts in Europe and you'll see what I mean. These maps are on a much larger scale than the Heavenly map.

try snow-forecast dot com:
/resorts/St-Anton/pistemap_full
/pistemaps/Avoriaz/pistemap.jpg
/resorts/Scheffau/pistemap_full
to see some big ski arenas.

Heavenly's management should be ashamed at the archaic lifts, half of which can only carry three or fewer people. This makes the lines significantly longer than they should be. Also, what's the deal with the staff at the gondola ? They seem incapable of putting more than four skiers in a single car, and also seem to think we're too stupid to put our own skis in the ski rack. This makes the morning queue a painful experience.

All in all, I'm surprised at how poor value Heavenly is: $75 per day (unless you have a long term season ticket) is almost twice the price of a typical French, Austrian or Italian resort. Don't get me wrong, I'm not bashing Heavenly, it's a nice place, but it ain't that great.

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