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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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What’s New for 2014-15 at Heavenly

There is a lot to get excited about this season at Heavenly. Here’s a quick rundown of new and improved things on and around the mountain. Heavenly Sports Remodel To provide a smoother experience for guests, Heavenly Sports is remodeling the interior of the Marriot location near the base of the Gondola. This remodel will […]

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Winter Mountain Prep

Winter’s getting close. The mountain peaks around Lake Tahoe are covered in snow. Tamarack Lodge saw three days of the wonderful fluffy stuff over the weekend (Friday 9/26-Sunday 9/28.) I started today by scraping a layer of snow and ice from my car. The Heavenly Gondola cars are covered in white. How could we think […]

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