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Comet to open Thursday

Thanks to natural snow and cooler temps perfect for our talented snowmakers to do their magic, Heavenly will open Comet Express accessing Comet trail tomorrow. Today, Heavenly was able to provide additional terrain by opening up Big Easy run and Big Easy chair lift. All total, heading into the weekend, Heavenly will operate eight lifts […]

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December 2014 Snow Reports

12/21/14-Happy Winter Solstice! Happy winter solstice South Lake Tahoe! As of 10:08 a.m. All scheduled lifts are OPEN. Currently all windholds have been lifted.  As of 9:40 a.m.  Dipper Express is running! Until further notice, Tamarack Express is still on windhold. As of 7:00 a.m.: Heavenly’s upper mountain is experiencing strong winds. Currently Tamarack Express […]

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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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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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