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November 2014 Daily Snow Reports

11-28-14 – Snow in the forecast! Good news, snow is heading our way! The storm is also bringing strong winds, which are currently impacting lift operations. Heavenly is starting the day on wind hold. We are keeping a close watch on it and will open today, if possible. While this may be a bummer, it’s happening […]

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Gobble Gobble- New Terrain Opening for Thanksgiving

We have a lot to be thankful for: -Orion is open, bringing us to 2.3 miles of open terrain. Dipper Express is spinning. East Peak Lodge has opened for the season with a renovated cafeteria area featuring new options like house-made soups, salads and gourmet sandwiches. -Our Terrain Park Crew rebuilt the park line on […]

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Opening Day Plans (Get Stoked!)

Opening Day is Friday! The countdown to the 2014-2015 ski and ride season is almost over. At 9:00 a.m. on Friday, the first skiers and riders of the season will load the Heavenly Gondola. Get here early and stay late- we’ll be raffling off free snowboards, skis, Smith goggles, and a GoPro in the Gondola […]

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Heavenly Grooming Updates for 2014-15

With 97 trails, grooming at Heavenly is now small task—our longest run stretches for five miles! What keeps all this terrain in top condition is a grooming fleet made up of 20 machines, manned by an experienced grooming staff. The fleet received new additions this year: three new Prinoth Bison X’s replaced older cats, increasing […]

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Snowmaking Starts!

It’s snowing at Heavenly! During the morning hours leading into Monday, 10/27, Heavenly fired up the snowmaking guns and began making snow at the top of the Gondola. In addition to a few inches of natural snowfall, the cooler temps and lower wet bulb temperature (a combo of temperature and humidity percentage in the air) […]

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