Heavenly Resort Guide

The Heavenly resort summary is: Heavenly has 29 lifts within its 1942 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1067m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 97 trail at Heavenly.


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Heavenly Resort Guide

The Heavenly resort summary is: Heavenly has 29 lifts within its 1942 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1067m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 97 trail at Heavenly.

Vertical:

Top: 3068m
Arrow
1067m
Bot: 2001m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediates/
Advanced

Trails:

97
20%
45%
35%

Hectares of Ski:

1942
Snowmaking:70%

Heavenly Lifts:

  • drag lift icon7
  • ski lift icon20
  • cablecar icon2
Total lifts = 29
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Visiting Heavenly

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Heavenly.

  • Season opens
    19 Nov 2021
  • Season closes
    24 Apr 2022
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    150 | —
  • Nearest Airport
    Reno
  • Nearest Train Station
    Reno
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    1-800-HEAVENLY

Heavenly Features

The terrain at Heavenly includes::

  • Halfpipes
    0
  • Terrain Parks
    2
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Heavenly resort?

Few ski resorts match Heavenly's scenic beauty and expansive network of lifts, terrain, trails, and snow-making. Located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is the region's largest mountain resort, featuring the highest elevation and longest vertical drop. There is an 8 passenger gondola. This lift will whisk you from downtown state line directly to the top of the mountain, near the California-Nevada border. The village on the south shore's main highway (beneath the towering mountain) includes two Marriott Hotel/clubs, a cinema complex and the welcoming gondola plaza. The views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra mountain range are magnificent. The snowfall tops 20 feet virtually every year and you can slide over 4,800 skiable acres. This resort spans two state lines (California and Nevada). There have been millions of dollars invested in mountain improvements over several years. Heavenly is owned by Vail Resorts, Inc.


Explore Heavenly Location Map

Interactive Heavenly trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Heavenly Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top Lift: 
11
15
clear
Middle Lift: 
13
10
clear
Bottom Lift: 
11
10
clear
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When's the snowiest month to visit Heavenly?

MarchAverage: 3.2 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Heavenly is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 40cm of snowfall. Check out the Heavenly Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Heavenly

Overall: 4.2 Based on 6 votes and 11 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.3
  • Variety of pistes 4.5
  • Off-piste 4.3
  • Scenery 4.7
  • Apres-Ski 4.5
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Rex from United States writes:

Been skiing Heavenly since they first opened and still skiing the best of the best in my old age. Heavenly has the best snow-making for sure because of the endless Tahoe crystal clear fresh water and the massive equipment inventory around the mountain. Never had a bad day at Heavenly and I give it a 10+ on all counts. Nowadays, I ski mostly Mott and Killebrew and the Nevada Side Trees and Calif. side Powderbowl Line and Trees. When my knees cooperate I still enjoy Fullstone Canyon Gate and the Fire Gate. There is never a shortage of great food, great brew and great people everywhere on the mountain. Heavenly Village for the after ski enjoyment is second to none. Love the ice skating, parking garage, elevators and fantastic restaurants with many shopping opportunities for anything needed. Great prices on everything as well. Outdoor Firepits are warming and fun everywhere in the Heavenly Village. Coffee is strong, brew is cold, sandwiches are creative. Food Bars have massive selection of only the best things. The casinos and hotels are endless with everything you can ask for. Curbside service, valets, crossover walkways keep you warm and out of the weather no matter where you want to go. Specialty Shops abound and will make the best breakfast bagel ever. The gondola was perfectly placed for easy Heavenly Village access from the top. Overall, Heavenly is definitely number one for the best skiing experience. The best time I had was when it snowed 8 feet in one morning. Everyone was snowed in and the mountain opened up. It doesn't get any better than that. That was Heavenly.

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