Heavenly Blog

Daily Snow Reports – January 2013

01/31/13 – Today is going to be beautiful!

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Today is shaping up to be another amazing day on the mountain. Today we will have highs in the upper 40s and sunny blue skies, with the most amazing views in Tahoe. Our groomers worked hard overnight to provide you smooth fresh corduroy and it awaits you this morning!  We suggest going to the Nevada side for your first run and let your edges run free on Nova which was groomed last night!

Take your skiing or riding to the next level with Peak Performance; lessons from our elite ski and snowboard instructors focusing on all-mountain terrain – call 1-800-HEAVENLY.

Come join us for Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m. today with half-price drinks and appetizer specials.

You can also enjoy half-price drinks at Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack, starting at 3:30 p.m. 

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

~Kevin Clark

 

01/30/13 – Clear sunny skies and the mountain is all yours today!

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The best part about being able to ski on a Wednesday, for all you lucky people skiing or riding today, is the mountain is all yours! Today is going to be another wonderful sunny clear day.  The cold overnight temperatures preserved the corduroy the groomers smoothed out overnight and the snow is amazing today.  The views are going to be spectacular today so make sure you bring your camera so you can capture all the wonderful surprises that await you around every corner here at Heavenly.

Take your skiing or riding to the next level with Peak Performance; lessons from our elite ski and snowboard instructors focusing on all-mountain terrain – call 1-800-HEAVENLY.

Come join us for Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m. today with half-price drinks and appetizer specials.

You can also enjoy half-price drinks at Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack, starting at 3:30 p.m.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

Have a great day

~Kevin Clark

 

01/29/13 – Another Dusting of Snow!

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Good morning!

Another trace of snow fell on the mountain last night and throughout the day yesterday. A consistent dusting over the last four days is keeping the surface layer fresh!

The mountain is 100% open and there’s something for everyone from beginner groomed runs to double black diamond terrain.

Winds may impact lift operations, so check the lift status page or call 775-586-7000 for updates. 

The groomers used their winches to do some high angle grooming on Liz’s and Ridge Bowl last night.

We have three terrain parks open today with 66 total features including rails, large and small jumps and an 18’ foot halfpipe in High Roller park.

We have 6 lanes of tubing open at the top of the gondola.

Enjoy half-price drinks at 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack Lodge, CA Main Lodge, Boulder Lodge and Stagecoach Lodge today.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

Have a good day!

-Josh Babin

01/28/13 – Partly Sunny and 2-4″ of snow in 24 hours

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Good morning!

Come check out the 2-4” of snow that covered the mountain yesterday!

The mountain is 100% open, so there’s something for everyone today, from beginner to expert only trails!

The Groomer’s Picks of the Day are Comstock in NV and Ridge Run in CA.

Winds may impact lift ops, so check skiheavenly.com for updates. Also, bundle up for chilly temperatures this morning. Weather is currently in the teens, but is expected to warm into the 20s.

We have three terrain parks open today with 66 total features including rails, large and small jumps and an 18’ foot halfpipe in High Roller park.

A one hour Ski with a Ranger tour begins at the top of the gondola at at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Learn about the natural and cultural history of the area from the Forest Service.

We have 6 lanes of tubing open at Adventure Peak at the top of the gondola.

Enjoy half-price drinks at 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack Lodge, CA Main Lodge, Boulder Lodge and Stagecoach Lodge today.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

-Josh Babin

01/27/13 – A Trace of Snow and More Today

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Good morning skiers and riders! Enjoy a trace of new snow from last night, with a possibility of a few inches of snow on the way for today! Bundle up for chilly temperatures this morning. There’s something for everyone today, from beginner to expert only trails! 

Winds may impact lift ops, so check here for updates.

Today’s safety code is: Always call your drop-ins and clear the landing areas quickly when in the terrain parks.

The Groomer’s Picks of the Day are Emily’s Run in NV, and Liz’s in CA.  There was high-angle grooming done on Emily’s Run.  They groomed over 60 runs last night and smoothed out the mountain. Snowmakers made snow on World Cup, DMZ, First Ride and Lower Gunbarrel.

Have you seen our latest video featuring Heavenly team member and U.S. Ski Team Member - Sho Kashima? It’s worth a watch!

Kinder Kup races kick-off today on World Cup. The race is for skiers ages 6 and under, and for snowboarders ages 8 and under. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. at the HSSF building next to the tram.

Enjoy half-price drinks at 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack Lodge, CA Main Lodge, Boulder Lodge and Stagecoach Lodge today.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

See you out there!
~Ashley S.

01/26/13 – Let your edges play today on Heavenly’s extraordinary smooth corduroy!

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Good morning!  The weekend is here and the snow quality here at Heavenly is fantastic!  The moon is full and our groomers have been working through the night laying down smooth corduroy for your skiing or riding pleasure today.  They didn’t report any werewolves running around last night but they did say the snow is going to be excellent today!  Our local groomer Lupe suggested heading over to Mombo Meadow on the California side of the mountain or 49er on the Nevada side of the mountain for an excellent first run of the day!

The weather report says we are getting snow in later today with more in the forecast for tomorrow!

Update 2:30 p.m.: Tamarack Express is on wind hold.

Adventure Peak has 6 lanes for tubing and 2 lanes for sledding at the top of the Gondola.

It’s Safety Week at Heavenly and today’s code is: Observe the terrain park features by going around them, before you try them.

Peak Performance starts Jan 25 to Jan 27. Learn from the pros that the pros learn from in this amazing 3 day clinic! Go to skiheavenly.com to sign up.

Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, will rock Tamarack Lodge at 3:30 p.m. with half-price drinks, appetizer specials, a live DJ and the Heavenly Angels.

Enjoy half-price drinks after 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, CA Main Lodge, Boulder and Stagecoach today. 

Today Heavenly’s loveable mascot, will give children the chance to star in their own parade, as they play music, sing songs, and march through Heavenly Village. The Ripperoo Parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the base of the Gondola and will end with hot chocolate and photos with Ripperoo.

Tonight the Eric Nageotte-Lowe Memorial Fundraising event will take place between 5-8 p.m. at the Himmel Haus, 2918 Saddle Rd. Across from Heavenly’s Cal Base It’s Free! A percentage of food & beer sales goes to the ENL Fund. Groovebox will start at 5pm and it will Benefit the Heavenly Freestyle and Freeride Team.Information can be found online at www.heavenlyfoundationteam.org

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Have a great day

~Kevin Clark

 

01/25/13 – Mother Nature has one inch of new snow in the mix for Friday morning!

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It’s Friday!  We received one inch of new snow overnight to freshen up the wonderful groomed runs here at Heavenly.  With the high elevation at Heavenly the snow quality is excellent!  Today is going to be a great day to get out early and enjoy some fresh corduroy.  We suggest heading over to the California side of the mountain to Powder Bowl, which was winched overnight making it a great first run of the day!

Adventure Peak has 6 lanes for tubing and 2 lanes for sledding at the top of the Gondola.

It’s Safety Week at Heavenly and today’s code is: Know how to use the lifts safely. You can check out this video explaining today’s code: http://youtu.be/wrZautrDluA

Peak Performance starts Jan 25 to Jan 27. Learn from the pros that the pros learn from in this amazing 3 day clinic! Go to skiheavenly.com to sign up.

Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, will rock Tamarack Lodge at 3:30 p.m. with half-price drinks, appetizer specials, a live DJ and the Heavenly Angels.

Enjoy half-price drinks after 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, CA Main Lodge, Boulder and Stagecoach today. 

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

Enjoy the fresh snow today!

~Kevin Clark

 

01/24/13 – Enjoy fresh groomers with new snow today!

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Our groomers were busy last night providing you fresh corduroy for your skiing and riding pleasure.  If you want a good first run head over to Ridge Bowl on the California side of the mountain.  It was winched last night and it’s waiting for your edges to carve some graceful long lines.  There’s everything from beginner to double black diamond terrain – something for everyone!  Today begins with a little change in the weather. We had a trace of new snow overnight with cooler temperatures and light snow in the forecast for the next several days.

Jump and jib in our 3 open terrain parks –Ante Up Park and High Roller Park, with 322 total features, and there’s an 18’ halfpipe in High Roller Park. (Groove will be closed Thursday for a re-build.)

Adventure Peak has closed tubing & sledding at the top of the Gondola for the day.

It’s Safety Week at Heavenly and today’s code is: Observe signs and warnings, and keep off closed trails. You can check out this video explaining today’s code

\Peak Performance starts Jan 25 to Jan 27. Learn from the pros that the pros learn from in this amazing 3 day clinic! Go to skiheavenly.com to sign up.

Enjoy half-price drinks after 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, CA Main Lodge, Boulder and Stagecoach today. 

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

~Kevin Clark

 

01/23/13 – Snow is in the forecast!

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Good morning! Our groomers laid down fresh corduroy last night, including high-angle grooming/winching on Lower Ellie’s and Lower Gunbarrel. There’s everything from beginner to double black diamond terrain – something for everyone! The Groomer’s Picks of the Day are Dipper in Nevada and Lower Ellie’s in California.

Jump and jib in our 3 open terrain parks – Groove Park, Ante Up Park and High Roller Park, with 60 total features, and there’s an 18’ halfpipe in High Roller Park. (Groove is planned to be closed  tomorrow for a re-build.) Here’s the latest halfpipe video!

Adventure Peak has 6 lanes for tubing and 2 lanes for sledding at the top of the Gondola.

It’s Safety Week at Heavenly and today’s code is: Use devices to help prevent runaway equipment. You can check out this video explaining today’s code. Head to Milky Way Bowl from 12:00-2:00 p.m. for the Avalanche Beacon Competition.

Peak Performance starts Jan 25 to Jan 27. Learn from the pros that the pros learn from in this amazing 3 day clinic! Sign-up on skiheavenly.com.

Enjoy half-price drinks after 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, CA Main Lodge, Boulder and Stagecoach today.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

See you on the slopes!
~Ashley S.

01/22/13 - Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen!

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Good morning!

Carve up the corduroy and work on that goggle tan with the nice weather we have today.

The mountain has over 60 groomed runs and top-to-bottom skiing in CA and NV with beginner to expert terrain available. We now have 3 incredible terrain parks with jibs, jumps and a new 18’ halfpipe.

It’s NSAA Safety Awareness Week and today’s code is “Whenever starting downhill or merging, look uphill and yield.” Ski patrol will have an open house and Cal Star Air Ambulance will make an appearance in Sky Meadows. Caitlin Robinson, with the Heavenly Ski Patrol, explains today’s code of the day in this video.

The first Peak Performance clinic starts Jan 25. Clinics feature video analysis, high-end riding and address personal goals. Check out this page or call 1-800-HEAVENLY for more info.

Get half-price drinks after 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, CA Main Lodge, Boulder and Stagecoach. Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

01/21/13 – We have a dream, where all runs have great views!

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Good morning!

Come live out your skiing dream on MLK day by cruising Heavenly’s trails and enjoying expansive views of Lake Tahoe.

We have over 60 groomed runs today and top-to-bottom skiing in CA and NV with beginner to expert terrain available.

If you haven’t heard, there was a big inaugural event over the weekend. We opened our new 18′ halfpipe! Check out out this video of the opening and High Roller member Kyle Smaine tearing it up. We now have 3 incredible terrain parks open with 60 total features.

Expert skiers can check out Mott and Killebrew Canyons opening at 10 a.m.

It’s Safety Week at Heavenly and today’s code is “Stop in a safe place for you and others.” Check out this video explaining today’s code. There will be a number of safety related events today. Dipper Ski Patrol will have an open house all day, there is an avalanche beacon competition from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. and a snowmaking demo at the top of the Gondola from 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Get half price drinks after 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, CA Main Lodge, Boulder and Stagecoach.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Enjoy your MLK celebrations today!

-Josh Babin

01/20/13 – Heavenly has a little something for everyone today!

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Today is shaping up to be another amazing day on the mountain.  Today we will have highs in the upper 40s and clear blue skies, with the most amazing views in the Tahoe. Our corduroy is fresh and if you want your ski or snowboard edges fresh also SSV is offering a 25% discount on all tunes at our California and Stagecoach Lodges. This offer ends today.

Yesterday’s opening of the Heavenly halfpipe was a smashing success and the 18’ tall, 450-foot-long halfpipe waits for you today to show off your bag of tricks.  When you stand at the top of the pipe you see the jaw dropping majestic blue lake sitting behind the smoothest flowing pipe I have even dropped in.  This was my first time in a pipe this year and often I would get nervous before I drop in, but this pipe made me feel like I was in a dream, without fear and capable of doing any trick I wanted to.  Go check it out, Snow Park Technologies in conjunction with the Heavenly Snowmaking and Grooming Team couldn’t have built a better pipe in a better location!  Thanks guys!

Join us for Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30p.m., with half-price drinks and appetizer specials.

Take your skiing or riding to the next level with Peak Performance; lessons from our elite ski and snowboard instructors focusing on all-mountain terrain – call 1-800-HEAVENLY.

It’s safety week here at Heavenly.  Every day we will highlight a Code of the Day.  Today’s code is: People ahead of you have the right of way. Here is a Video link: http://youtu.be/Mzg4TPjqI70

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Have a great holiday weekend!

~Kevin Clark

 01/19/13 – The Roller Terrain Park and halfpipe opens today!

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It’s going to be a fantastic day on the hill with sunshine, blue skies and freshly groomed runs.  The mountain is going to be quick today, so get out your carving skis or boards and enjoy the wonderful high elevation corduroy. And if your edges could use a little sharpening, SSV is offering a 25% discount on all tunes at our California and Stagecoach Lodges.  This offer is valid on Saturday and Sunday only.

Today at noon, Heavenly Mountain Resort will celebrate the return of the halfpipe after a five-year hiatus. With the help of Heavenly’s High Roller Freeride Team, the high-energy ribbon cutting ceremony will feature a DJ, giveaways, EpicMix Photos with the lovely Heavenly Angels, and free swag from Red Bull and Nature Valley. The halfpipe can be accessed via Canyon Express Chairlift on the California side of the mountain inside High Roller Terrain Park, which will also be opening for the first time this season on Saturday. It is currently the only halfpipe on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore. With Lake Tahoe as a backdrop, this halfpipe will feature, hands-down, the best views from any halfpipe in the U.S

Heavenly has teamed with Snow Park Technologies to create the 18-foot-tall and 450-foot-long halfpipe that is designed to accommodate a variety of ability levels and encourage a learning environment. The 16.5-degree angle of the slope provides an ideal amount of boost out of the pipe for all types of skiers and riders. Of Heavenly’s three High Roller-branded terrain parks, High Roller Park is the premier park. It has been re-designed this season to include rails, boxes, jumps, and other fun jib features, both above and below the location of the halfpipe. This layout creates the ultimate mix of park and pipe, all in one run.

Join us for Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30p.m., with half-price drinks, a live DJ, the Heavenly Angels, and appetizer specials.

It’s safety week here at Heavenly.  Every day we will highlight a Code of the Day.  Today’s code is: Always stay in control. Here is a Video link: http://youtu.be/CqPeBsZG27E

Halfpipe opens at 12 p.m.

High Roller park opens at 10 a.m.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Have a great holiday weekend!

~Kevin Clark

 

01/18/13 – Come work on the goggle tan in the sun today!

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It’s going to be a gorgeous day on the hill with sunshine, blue skies and freshly groomed runs, it’s a great day to get out and enjoy the CA and NV sun! The mountain is going to be fast today, so get out your carving skis or boards and join us for a corduroy paradise. And if your edges could use a little sharpening, SSV is offering a 25% discount on all tunes at our California and Stagecoach Lodges.  This offer is valid on Saturday and Sunday only.

The groomer’s picks for the day are Emily’s and High Five.

Lather on the sunscreen and wear tinted goggles lenses today.

Our Halfpipe is Opening!  Join the high-energy celebration on Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at the top of the halfpipe in the High Roller Park at noon. Access the park from Sky or Canyon Express lifts on the California side of the mountain. It’s a unique ‘ribbon cutting ceremony’ with live DJ, the lovely Heavenly Angels with picture opportunities from an EpicMix Photographer, FREE Red Bull and FREE Nature Valley bars. The 18’ halfpipe is friendly to skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels.

Increase your skiing/riding abilities fast, in our advanced Peak Performance Academy Clinics. You’ll learn from the pros, that teach the pros!  Sign-up on skiheavenly.com.

Join us for Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30p.m., with half-price drinks, a live DJ, the Heavenly Angels, and appetizer specials.

Get your EpicMix action shots taken on High Five or on our EpicMix Race Course located off of Canyon Express.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Have a great day!

~Kevin Clark

 

01/17/13 – Come soar like a bird on the corduroy at Heavenly today!

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Today is going to be another sunny blue sky day.  The conditions are amazing and it’s a great day to get out and enjoy the CA and NV sun! We have blue skies, and temps in the upper 30s in the forecast for the next 5-6 days.  We groomed Ellie’s run in California last night and it’s ready for you to carve your edges into this morning! Lather on the sunscreen and wear tinted goggles lenses today.

 The groomer’s picks for the day are Upper Ellie’s and Olympic.

 Get your EpicMix action shots taken on High Five or on our EpicMix Race Course located off of Canyon Express.

Jump and jib in our two open terrain parks – Groove Park and Ante Up Park. The Heavenly 18’ halfpipe will be opening this Saturday in High Roller Park, with an opening ribbon-cutting at noon.

Increase your skiing/riding abilities fast, in our advanced Peak Performance Academy Clinics. You’ll learn from the pros, that teach the pros!  Sign-up on skiheavenly.com.

Relax with half-price drinks starting at 3:30 p.m. at Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

Have a great day!

~Kevin Clark

 

 

01/16/13 – Blue Skies and Great Snow

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Good morning skiers and riders! Conditions are fantastic and the weather is extraordinary for cruising around Heavenly’s open 4760 acres – the most open terrain in California! Enjoy bluebird skies today with the best views in Tahoe. There’s everything from beginner to double black diamond terrain open. Mott and Killebrew Canyons open at 10 a.m. Gates 1-6 and A-D. Heavenly’s 18′ halfpipe is set to open this Saturday, with a celebration at noon in High Roller Park.

Groomers laid down smooth corduroy last night on over 60 runs. Their picks for the day are Galaxy in NV and High Five in CA. Groove Park is open with 29 features, including 5 jumps, and a Ante Up Park is open with 19 features, including 3 jumps.

Want to really step up your skiing/riding? Book a lesson during January – Learn to Ski and Ride Month by calling 1-800-HEAVENLY, and read about our three-day Peak Performance Academy Clinics for more advanced skiers/riders here.

EpicMix Racing is open off of Ridge Run, and it’s fun for all ages. 2 people can race at the same time, and kids even get physical medals.

Relax with half-price drinks at 3:30 p.m., at Boulder, Stagecoach, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack today.

We recommend lathering on the sunscreen and wearing tinted lenses in your goggles. Sunny skies are expected for the next 6 days!

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m. See you out there!

~Ashley S.
Photo from Heavenly facebook fan, Brad Cockman.

01/15/13 – Fun in the Sun!

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Good morning! Enjoy the best of both worlds today with warm weather and fresh snow from last week’s storm!

Winds may impact lift operations, so check our Lift Status page or call 775-586-7000 for updates.

Explore 4,760 acres of open terrain – the most in Tahoe! Ski or ride on over 60 groomed runs or off-piste in Mott and Killebrew canyons.

Jump or jib in Groove Park with 29 features on the CA side or Ante Up Park in NV with 19 features. Slide over to Adventure Peak for tubing and sledding at the top of the Gondola. Race against friends and family at EpicMix Racing at the bottom of Ridge Run. 

End the day with half-price drinks starting at 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, Stagecoach, Boulder and CA Main Lodge.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.  

Have a good day!

01/14/13 -  Great views + Light Snow = Awesome Day!

Good morning!  We’re serving up gorgeous views and fantastic snow on this cool, clear day. We received nearly a foot of snow over this last week and cold temps are keeping that snow light and soft.

Winds may impact lift operations today, so check our website or call 775-586-7000 for updates.

Explore 4760 acres of diverse terrain with everything from groomed beginner runs to expert-only chutes and canyons. Groove Park, our progression park, has 29 features and Ante-Up Park has 19 features. heavenly’s High Roller Terrain Park Crew is working hard on the halfpipe in High Roller Park! It will be an 18′ tall pipe and 450′ long. The picture above is from Day 4 of the park build (yesterday.) Adventure Peak is open for tubing and sledding. EpicMix Racing will be open at the bottom of Ridge Run.

End the day with half-price drinks starting at 3:30 p.m. at Tamarack, Stagecoach, Boulder and CA Main Lodge.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

Bundle up and have a good day!

-Josh Babin

01/13/13 – A wonderful adventure awaits you today at Heavenly!

I don’t own a treasure hunting ship but when I explore the 4760 + acres of terrain here at Heavenly, I feel like I’m on a uncharted snow adventure that always ends with an empty lift line with friendly Heavenly employees getting me excited for my next run.  Today your adventure will start with sunny clear blue bird skies, hidden powder lines and crisp fresh groomers with smooth corduroy.   The views are going to be amazing today so make sure you delete all those unwanted pictures in your camera so you can capture all the wonderful surprises that await you around every corner here at Heavenly.

Today is going to be cold so please bundle up before hitting the slopes!

Jump and jib in our two open terrain parks: Groove Park (beginner park) with 29 features including 5 jumps and Ante Up (intermediate park), with 19 features and 3 jumps.

Race against your friend and family with EpicMix Racing, located off of Ridge Run in CA. Two people can race at the same time and times are recorded. You can also compare your abilities against world champion skier, Lindsey Vonn.

Take your skiing or riding to the next level with Peak Performance; lessons from our elite ski and snowboard instructors focusing on all-mountain terrain – call 1-800-HEAVENLY.

Come join us for Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m. today with half-price drinks and appetizer specials.

You can also enjoy half-price drinks at Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack, starting at 3:30 p.m.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Have a wonderful day!

~Kevin Clark

 

 

 

01/12/13 – Today is cold but the snow conditions are awesome!

Overnight we received 2” fresh powder.  Cold temperatures preserve the dry fluffy snow we have been receiving over the last week and the mountain is full of hidden powder lines and crisp fresh groomers with smooth corduroy.   The skies are clear and the views should be spectacular today!  Today is going to be cold so please bundle up before hitting the slopes!

Jump and jib in our two open terrain parks: Groove Park (beginner park) with 29 features including 5 jumps and Ante Up (intermediate park), with 19 features and 3 jumps.

Race against your friend and family with EpicMix Racing, located off of Ridge Run in CA. Two people can race at the same time and times are recorded. You can also compare your abilities against world champion skier, Lindsey Vonn.

Take your skiing or riding to the next level with Peak Performance; lessons from our elite ski and snowboard instructors focusing on all-mountain terrain – call 1-800-HEAVENLY.

Come join us for Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m. today with half-price drinks, appetizer specials, live DJ and the Heavenly Angels!

You can also enjoy half-price drinks at Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack, starting at 3:30 p.m.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

~Kevin Clark

 

01-11-13 – It’s Friday!  Heavenly has received 3” fresh powder in the last day!

 Today is going to be a great day on the mountain!  In the last 24 hours we received 3” fresh powder.  The snow is light and fluffy from the cold overnight temps and there are fresh lines to be made this morning!

 We do have a power outage in the Kingsbury area which could delay lifts on the Nevada side this morning.  Boulder lift is starting the day on hold because of the power outage and there will be no mountain access from boulder until power resumes.

 Winds may impact lift operations later today, so please check skiheavenly.com for the latest updates.

 Today is going to be cold so please bundle up before hitting slopes!

 Race against your friend and family with EpicMix Racing, located off of Ridge Run in CA. Two people can race at the same time and times are recorded. You can also compare your abilities against world champion skier, Lindsey Vonn.

 Take your skiing or riding to the next level with Peak Performance; lessons from our elite ski and snowboard instructors focusing on all-mountain terrain – call 1-800-HEAVENLY.

 Come join us for Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, at the Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m. today with half-price drinks, appetizer specials.

 Enjoy half-price drinks at Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack, starting at 3:30 p.m.

 Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

 

01-10-13 – Start Thursday off with fresh lines in 6″ of new powder!

Today is going to be a great day on the mountain!  Overnight we received 6” fresh powder.  The snow is light and fluffy from the cold overnight temps and there are fresh lines to be made this morning!

Jump and jib in our two open terrain parks: Groove Park (beginner park) with 29 features including 5 jumps and Ante Up (intermediate park), with 19 features and 3 jumps.

Race against your friend and family with EpicMix Racing, located off of Ridge Run in CA. Two people can race at the same time and times are recorded. You can also compare your abilities against world champion skier, Lindsey Vonn.

Take your skiing or riding to the next level with Peak Performance; lessons from our elite ski and snowboard instructors focusing on all-mountain terrain – call 1-800-HEAVENLY.

Enjoy half-price drinks at Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack, starting at 3:30 p.m.

Winds may impact lift operations later today, so please check skiheavenly.com for the latest updates.

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

Have a wonderful powder day!

~Kevin Clark

 

1/9/2013 – Snow in the forecast for this afternoon

Good morning! Enjoy mild temperatures this morning as you ski/ride on the most open terrain in Tahoe at Heavenly! There is everything from beginner to double black diamond terrain for you to carve your edges into. Snow is in the forecast for this afternoon!

Sky Express is starting the day on wind hold due to winds associated with the incoming snow. You can ski/ride from NV to CA, but not the reverse at this time. Additional updates will be posted here and on the on-mountain signage. Mott and Killebrew Canyon gates will open at 10 a.m.

Our groomers smoothed out the mountain last night and laid down that nice corduroy. They used a winch cat to groom CA Trail as well.

Stagecoach, Boulder, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack will have half-price drinks starting at 3:30 p.m. for apres.

There are 6 lanes for tubing and 2 lanes for sledding open at Adventure Peak. Race your friends and family on the EpicMix Race Course off of Ridge Run.

Here’s our latest conditions video shot yesterday on 1/8/13. 

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m. Enjoy the day on the mountain!

~Ashley S.

1/8/2013 – Sunny skies and great views!

Good morning!

Enjoy sunny skies, great views and nice snow conditions today! We have a fresh layer of snow on a good base after receiving 2-3 inches over the weekend. More snow is expected tomorrow and Thursday.

The mountain is 99 percent open with beginner to expert terrain available in California and Nevada. We have 95 trails open for skiing and riding, including over 60 groomed runs.

 Groove Park is open in California with 29 features, including 5 jumps and Ante Up Park is open in Nevada with 19 features, including 3 jumps.

If you feel like getting in a workout, head over to our world famous bump runs on The Face and Gunbarrel. Expert skiers and riders can also check out Mott and Killebrew Canyons, which will open after 10 a.m. today.

If you’re coming to the mountain with a group or your family, check out our EpicMix Racecourse. Two people can race against at the same time on two parrellel gate courses. Also, tubing and sledding are available at Adventure Peak.

Half-price drinks and appetizer specials will be offered at our Unbuckle après ski party at Tamarack Lodge at 3:30 p.m. There are also half-price drinks at Boulder, Stagecoach and CA Main Lodge after 3:30 p.m.

Lifts open at 9 a.m.

Enjoy the nice weather today!

-Josh Babin

1/7/2013 – Fresh snow and lots of open terrain!

Good morning!

A fresh later of 2-3 inches of snow fell on the mountain to add to our 6 foot snow base.

Our mountain is 99 percent open and we have terrain and activities for all ages, abilities and interests.

For our park enthusiasts, we have 2 terrain parks open! Ante Up Park opened last Friday, with 19 features including 3 jumps. Heavenly’s High Roller Team put together this video over the weekend showing all the creative ways to have fun on the new features. Groove Park has 29 features including 5 jumps.

Families and friends can race against one another on our EpicMix Racecourse on the lower section of Ridge Run. Take Canyon Express to get there. Tubing and sledding are available at Adventure Peak, which is located at the top of the Gondola next to Tamarack Lodge.

Unbuckle après ski party starts at 3:30 p.m. in the Tamarack Lodge with half-price drinks and appetizer specials. You can also get half-price drinks at Boulder, Stage and CA Main Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m..

Lifts open at 9:00 a.m.

Have a good day out there!

-Josh Babin

1/6/2013 – Heavenly is 100% open!

Thanks to Mother Nature’s early season gifts and the hard work from our snowmaking team, Heavenly is now 100% open!    We opened Pinnacles yesterday and Upper Ellie’s is opening today.  With snow in the forecast all day the snow conditions will be excellent!  Come make the most of your ‘Sunday Funday’ by enjoying skiing and riding on 4800 acres of terrain. There’s everything from beginner to double black diamond terrain ready to turn your edges into and explore.

Heavenly would like to give two paws up to Brewster, our newest member of the avalanche dog team.

Come jib and jump in our 2 terrain parks with a total of 52 features.

Unbuckle après ski party starts at 3:30 p.m. in the Tamarack Lodge. Meet the Heavenly Angels, enjoy a live DJ, dancing, half-price drinks and appetizer specials.

There are half-price drinks at Boulder, Stagecoach, CA Main Lodge and Tamarack all starting at 3:30 p.m. daily.

EpicMix Racing is located off of Ridge Run in CA. Race friends, family, and even against world-champion ski racer, Lindsey Vonn’s, time.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Have a fun day!

~Kevin Clark

 

01-05-13 – The Pinnacles open for skiing and riding!

It’s a wonderful day to strap on your board or click into your skis and enjoy a fun packed day of riding the most open terrain, and best quality snow in Tahoe!  Temperatures should warm up to the mid 30s today, making our 96 trails and 2 terrain parks a blast to ski or ride.  Last night our groomers laid down their famous corduroy and it’s ready for you this morning. We have snow in the forecast for tonight to make your weekend at Heavenly even better!

Today we have opened the Pinnacles for skiing and riding.  We continue to make snow in the High Roller Terrain Park for the half pipe and large park, this is great news for all you park fans!

Adventure Peak is open with 6 lanes of tubing and 2 lanes for sledding. EpicMix Racing is located off of Ridge Run and Canyon Express.

Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, will rock Tamarack Lodge at 3:30 p.m. with half-price drinks, appetizer specials, a live DJ, dancing, and the Heavenly Angels.

Test your speed against friends and family, as well as world champion – Lindsey Vonn, on our EpicMix Race course located off of Canyon Express.

Today Ripperoo, Heavenly’s loveable mascot, will give children the chance to star in their own parade, as they play music, sing songs, and march through Heavenly Village. The Ripperoo Parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the base of the Gondola and will end with hot chocolate and photos with Ripperoo.

Lifts open at 8:30 A.M.

Have a great day on the mountain!

~Kevin Clark

 

 

01-04-13 – Get ready to jump and spin!  Ante Up Terrain Park is set to open up today at 10 A.M

For all you park fans out there, Ante Up Terrain park is set to open up today at 10 A.M.  It will have 16 park features and 3 jumps.

After our record breaking snow last month, the cold temperatures we have had make for exceptional snow all over our two states, 95 trails and tree skiing areas!

Heavenly has breathtaking views for miles across Lake Tahoe and to the East with open rolling desert valleys.  With blue skies and temps in the mid 40’s today, it’s a great day to bring your camera to capture the amazing day you had at Heavenly.  Heavenly has the most open terrain, and best quality snow in Tahoe!  Last night our groomers laid down their famous corduroy and it’s ready for you this morning.

Adventure Peak is open with 6 lanes of tubing and 2 lanes for sledding. EpicMix Racing is located off of Ridge Run and Canyon Express.

EpicMix Racing is located off of Ridge Run in CA. Race friends, family, and even against world-champion ski racer, Lindsey Vonn’s, time

Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, will rock Tamarack Lodge at 3:30 P.M. with half-price drinks, appetizer specials, a live DJ, dancing, and the Heavenly Angels. Lifts open at 8:30 A.M.

Have a wonderful day!

~Kevin Clark

 

01/03/13 -  See it all and ski it all!

Today you will enjoy bluebird skies and temps in the upper 30’s.  Heavenly has got you covered for the best views, the most open terrain, and best quality snow in Tahoe!

Last night our groomers laid down their famous corduroy and it’s ready for you this morning. We have everything from beginner to double black diamond terrain. Today come test your skills in Mott and Killebrew Canyons!

Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, will rock Tamarack Lodge at 3:30 p.m. with half-price drinks, appetizer specials, a live DJ, dancing, and the Heavenly Angels. There are also half-price drinks at Boulder, Stagecoach and CA Main Lodge all starting at 3:30 p.m. daily.

Adventure Peak is open with 6 lanes of tubing and 2 lanes for sledding at the top of the Gondola.

EpicMix Racing is located off of Ridge Run in CA. Race friends, family, and even against world-champion ski racer, Lindsey Vonn’s, time

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Have a great day!

~Kevin Clark

 

1/2/13 – Bluebird Skies and Happy Skis

Good morning! Conditions are incredible after Heavenly’s snowiest December ever on record! Heavenly has the most open terrain in Tahoe with over 4700 acres. There is top-to-bottom skiing and riding in NV and CA and everything from beginner to double black diamond terrain to choose from. Mountain access is through the Gondola, Boulder, Stagecoach and CA Main Lodge. Mott gates 1-6 and Killebrew Gates A-D will open at 10 a.m.

Our snowmakers are still making snow to keep our conditions excellent. They made snow on East Bowl, High Roller, Ellie’s and World Cup last night. We have to give thanks to our professional grooming team too, who lays down that sweet sweet corduroy nightly. Their picks for the day are Galaxy in Nevada and High Five in California.

Know anyone who wants to enjoy the mountain, but doesn’t ski or snowboard? Adventure Peak is open with 6 lanes of tubing and 2 lanes for sledding at the top of the Gondola. Skiers, snowboarders, telemarkers and adaptive skiers/riders can race friends and family on the EpicMix Race Course, located off of Ridge Run on the CA side.

Temperatures are cold and there are moderate winds, so bundle up today.

Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, will rock Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m., with half-price drinks, appetizer specials, a live DJ, dancing, and the Heavenly Angels. If you haven’t been yet, you should definitely check it out.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m. this morning.

See you on the slopes!

~Ashley S.

1/1/13 – A wonderful start to a New Year!

Happy New Year! What better way to start the year than with great views and snow at Heavenly?!

We are kicking off 2013 with exceptional snow conditions after having our snowiest December on record!  With all that snow, we are able to open 4703 acres for skiing and riding. That’s the most open terrain in Lake Tahoe! We’ll have 95 trails open and over 60 groomed runs.

Speaking of groomers, the groomers have been working hard lately. Last night they got out their winch to do some high angle grooming. They had their eyes set on Comstock, which may have been groomed for the first time ever. You can check it out by taking Stagecoach.

There are a few fun activities happening on the mountain today. You can test your speed against your friends and family on our EpicMix Race Course off of Ridge Run. Also, we’ll have tubing and sledding available at Adventure Peak.

Continue your new year’s celebrations at Tahoe’s ultimate après ski party, Unbuckle, with half-price drinks and appetizers, a live DJ and the Heavenly Angels at Tamarack Lodge starting at 3:30 p.m.

Lifts open at 8:30 a.m. Mott and Killebrew Canyons open at 10 a.m.

-Josh Babin


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    Why does it cost to use the race course when it free to use a park? It would seem that the race course cost next to nothing to build an operate as compared to a park which has a build and operate cost that must be out of this world.

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