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November 2014 Daily Snow Reports

11-29-14 – Keep it snowing! Good day Heavenly skiers and riders! We received 2 inches of snow yesterday and we have more snow in the forecast! Today you can expect periodic snow showers on the mountain and overcast skies with a high near 30 degrees on the summit and moderate S winds. The Gondola, Tamarack Express, […]

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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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