Heavenly Ski Resort

Heavenly Ski Resort averages 360 inches of annual snowfall covering 4,800 skiable acres and a 3,500-foot vertical drop. Sitting on the border of California and Nevada that you can actually ski across, it’s easy to find a variety of entertainment and nightlife after a day on the slopes at Heavenly. The resort offers options for après ski, from its Tamarack Lodge to the surrounding south Lake Tahoe area. Heavenly’s top-notch terrain combined with world-class luxury make it a skier and snowboarder favorite.

Location

Follow U.S. Highway 50 East to junction of U.S. Highway 89 North. Continue on Highway 50 making right hand turn, following the bend in the road. Drive approximately 5 miles to Ski Run Blvd. Turn right and follow the signs to Heavenly!

Seasons

  • Winter: Mid-November – Mid-April
  • Daily Lift Operations: 9am-4pm, subject to change due to weather and conditions

Elevations

  • Base Elevation: 6,564’
  • Peak Elevation: 10,067
  • Vertical rise: 3,502'

Snow

  • Average Annual Snowfall: 360 inches
  • Snowmaking: 3,360 acres

Trail Classification (total mountain acreage)

  • 20% Beginner
  • 45% Intermediate
  • 30% Advanced
  • 5% Expert

Skiable Acres: 4,800

  • Trails: 97
  • Terrain Parks: 3

Lift System

  • Total Number of Lifts: 28
  • Trams: 2
  • Express 6 Passenger: 2
  • Express Quad: 7
  • Normal Quad: 1
  • Triple Chairs: 5
  • Double Chairs: 3
  • Surface Lifts: 8

Climate

Heavenly sees more than 300 days of cloudless, sunny skies per year. Average daytime highs and night time lows in Fahrenheit.
  • Nov: 47 high, 24 low
  • Dec: 40 high, 20 low
  • Jan: 36 high, 16 low
  • Feb: 39 high, 18 low
  • Mar: 44 high, 21 low
  • Apr: 50 high, 26 low
  • May: 60 high, 32 low