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“Wonderful skiing!”

Heavenly Mountain Resort
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Overlooking the sapphire-blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is one of the most unique outdoor recreation destinations on the planet. Summer The summer activities at Heavenly Mountain Resort are a must-do during your trip to Lake Tahoe. Start with a scenic ride up the gondola or one of many other adventures! Choose from a thrilling ride on one of our zip lines, test your nerves on one of 3 ropes courses, cruise on a 4X4 tour, slide down the hill on our summer tubing lanes or test your skills on our 30 foot climbing wall. There’s the perfect activity for every member of your group. Winter With more terrain variety, more hidden glades, more rippin’ groomers than any Lake Tahoe resort, you've got plenty of decisions to make.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for a week, and had every kind of condition for skiiers: rain, snow, bluebird days, and flat light. The mountain did a great job of keeping trails groomed. I would like the signage to be improved on connecting trails. It was fun skiing from Nevada to California!

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience skiing an actual mountain. It was the best time I have had on skii's. The mountain is huge and challenging with gorgeous views of the lake. The Nevada side was closed so the Saturday traffic was extra bad because everyone was on the California side, but that died down after lunch. My friend had never ski'd before our trip and he did great so Heavenly is great for both experienced and beginner skiers. The prices are high so your wallet will definitely see a dent especially if you want to eat and grab a beer.

Thank Jonathan C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mountain is absolutely breathtaking and one of a kind. The conditions were fantastic and there is something for everyone. It’s not an amazing “first time” mountain but very good for anything else

Lift tickets are slightly expensive but worth the price

Thank Reece L
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

-20+ lbs of torque all day on your knees/ankles is unhealthy & uncomfortable. I've never been to a ski resort that has NO FOOTRESTS - it also leads to people not using the safety bars ~ 90% of the time
-You can't ski down to the base at Heavenly base, you have to download on the gondola; so when the gondola closes due to high wind, you have to bus over from Cal base or Stagecoach; the buses are slow, infrequent, and unsafely crowded
-We learned the above the hard way, as, unconscionably, there was no staff at the top of the few remaining running lifts to inform people how to get off the mountain or insure their safety (we were almost knocked over by a garbage barrel knocked loose by the wind
-Wait lines for the gondola can be annoyingly long; at the top, there are large staircases to lug your gear down, then a significant uphill trek to the lifts/Tamarack Lodge
-Noticeable lack of ski patrol all over the mountain, which seems covered with oblivious/tentative skiers in need of various kinds of lessons
-High prices for such a small, poorly-run resort
The only thing I can recommend about Heavenly is the view, which is often obscured by bad weather

Thank L H
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for 21 years and each year gets better

Love the new blue and black runs added this year as well as the improved tree skiing

Does go some way to justify the $150 per day lift pass

Multiple day options not really any saving

Epic mix pass with all the stats is a nice free touch

Thank Collin M
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