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Heavenly ski resort, California, United States from Erna Low


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The Original Ski Holiday Since 1932


Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Family resort


Heavenly offers arguably one of the most unique and spectacular skiing experiences in the world, with great snow, California sunshine and stunning views over Lake Tahoe and Nevada. Combine this with nightlife that is more akin to Las Vegas and you have the perfect recipe for a ski holiday with a difference.


From great shopping and nightlife to Tahoe’s world class casinos, Heavenly’s many attractions offer something for all the family. There are over 150 restaurants and bars plus a variety of shops.

Facilities for children

Heavenly Children's Ski and Snowboard School clinics offer full day sessions including lift access, rental equipment, helmet, and lunch for children ages 4-13. Children's snowboard clinics are for children ages 5-13. The resort operates a winter season Day Care Facility for children ages six weeks through six years old (located only at the California Base Lodge). Please note that reservations are required.


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Special offers in this resort

10% early booking discount on selected luxury residences
Valid from July 10, 2017 - December 14, 2017
Offer supplied by CGH Residences
Book by 31st October and save 10% on the cost of your accommodation for all stays up until 2nd March, 2018. Book by 15th December and save 10% for all stays from 3rd March, 2018 until the end of the season. Min. 7 nights; date restrictions apply, see terms & conditions.

Terms and Conditions

This offer is only valid on stays of 7 nights or more and is not applicable on the following dates: The weeks commencing 30th December, 10th, 17th & 24th February (all properties). The week commencing 3rd March (L’Orée des Cimes, L’Orée des Neiges, Les Clarines, Le Hameau du Beaufortain, Le Centaure, Les Chalets d’Angèle, Les Chalets de Flambeau, La Ferme du Val Claret, Le Télémark, Les Granges du Soleil, La Grange aux Fées, Les Cimes Blanches, Le Hameau de Pierre Blanche, Le Cristal de l’Alpe, La Reine des Prés, Le Nevada, Les Chalets de Jouvence, Les Chalets de Léana). The week commencing 10th March (Le Nevada, Les Chalets de Jouvence, Les Chalets de Léana)

Mountain info

With 4,800 acres of patrolled terrain and an average annual snowfall of 360 inches, Heavenly boasts something for all levels of skiers and riders. Beginners will enjoy the terrain on the upper mountain where the groomed cruisers offer a perfect opportunity to progress, whilst the more advanced skier should head to the double black diamond chutes of Mott Canyon or the High Roller terrain park. The resort suits intermediate skiers the most as almost half the slopes match this level and the excellent piste grooming makes for a really enjoyable experience.

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1994m

Summit Elevation: 3,060m / 10,067ft

Vertical Drop: 1,067m / 3,500ft

Total Pistes: 4,800 acres





Number of Lifts: 29

Snow Parks: 2

Piste map

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Travel info

Getting to Heavenly
By Air:

San Francisco International Airport - 3 hr 30 m transfer time
Reno Airport - 1 hr 15 m transfer time

Transfers can be arranged from Reno Airport with South Tahoe Express, please contact us for a quotation.  If travelling from San Francisco, a car rental is required.
By Car:
From San Francisco, follow Interstate 80 East to Sacramento. Continue on I-80 until the junction of U.S. Highway 50 East. Follow U.S. Highway 50 East to the junction of Highway 50 and U.S. Highway 89 N. Continue on Highway 50 making a right hand turn, following the bend in the road. Drive approximately 5 miles to Ski Run Boulevard. Turn right and follow the signs to Heavenly.
From Reno, follow U.S. Highway 395 S to Carson City. Through Carson City to the junction of Highway 395 & U.S. Highway 50. Follow right-hand bend on Highway 50 up Spooner Summit. Continue on Highway 50 to the Nevada / California state line. California access is at the gondola in Heavenly Village on Highway 50 and also via Ski Run Blvd. to the California Base Lodge.
Car Hire: 
If you would prefer the flexibility and freedom of a rental vehicle during your stay, please contact us for a quotation.  We are able to pre-book a range of vehicles, all including unlimited mileage, collision damage waiver and all airport taxes & fees.

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