Ski USA - California

Heavenly Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Heavenly at 2535 m altitude issued: 4 pm27 Mar 2017 (local time)
Ski USA - California

Heavenly Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Heavenly Weather Summary:

Drizzle at first, then turning colder with dusting of snow on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, near gales from the WSW by Thu morning).

Days 4-6 Heavenly Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sat night, min -8°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Thu afternoon, calm by Sat night).
MonTuesday 28Wednesday 29Thursday 30Friday 31Saturday 1Sun
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
km/h
Wind (km/h)
20 NNW20
20 NNE20
15 NE15
10 NE10
5 NE5
0 SSE0
10 W10
50 WSW50
60 WSW60
35 NNW35
40 NNE40
40 NE40
35 NE35
40 ENE40
30 ENE30
10 E10
15 WSW15
40 WSW40
Summarysnow shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearrain shwrssnow shwrsheavy snowsnow shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
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Snow cm
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Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-4-11245750-4-5-3-104564
min°C
Min °C
-5-3-123461-2-6-8-5-3-23554
chill°C
WChill°C
-12-10-6-1-145-7-11-15-19-14-11-10-311-1
Humid.%714552534243565892927155613727302156
Freezing level (m)210021002700295035003500345031002300175013501900235027003500345037003100
Heavenly freezing level scale
snowy slopeHeavenly freezing level
Sunrise--6:50--6:48--6:47--6:46--6:43--6:41
Sunset7:17--7:19--7:20--7:21--7:22--7:22--

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Other resorts in USA - California are reporting: powder (4) / good piste (8)

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
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/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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