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Heavenly

Heavenly Ski Resort Guide

Heavenly, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,060m10,039ft
Resort Height2,000m6,562ft
 Nearest AirportsReno Tahoe and Sacramento
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Heavenly

The American ski resort of Heavenly is at an altitude of 2,000m6,562ft.

Summary

Heavenly is part of the Lake Tahoe ski area with access to 259km161 miles of downhill skiing, with 84 marked pistes, served by a total of 29 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Heavenly itself (85 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Lake Tahoe ski resorts of Boreal, Diamond Peak, Donner Ski Ranch, Homewood, Kirkwood, Mount Rose Ski Tahoe, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Palisades Tahoe, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Sugar Bowl.

The ski resort itself is at 2,000m6,562ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,060m10,039ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Heavenly is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Heavenly.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Heavenly?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 18 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Heavenly Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
34
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
43
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
20
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
27

Lake Tahoe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
84
Downhill
Total Length
259km161 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
100km62 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
29

Altitudes

Heavenly Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,060m10,039ft
Lowest Piste2,000m6,562ft
Resort Altitude (Heavenly)2,000m6,562ft
Max Vertical1,060m3,478ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Heavenly
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Heavenly?

This ski resort is in Orange, California, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Heavenly is Reno Tahoe, 73 minutes drive away.

Sacramento airport is also within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 27 ski lifts are able to uplift 52,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 200 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Heavenly open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Heavenly, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Heavenly Tourist Office for the latest.

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