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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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April 2014 Snow Report Blog

4/20/14-Hoppy Closing Day! Happy Easter and happy Closing Day Heavenly! Today is Closing Day for shredding Heavenly Mountain this 2013-2014 season. Despite Mother Nature and her snow tantrum, I’ve enjoyed the wonderful experiences Heavenly Mountain has offered this winter season and look forward to returning next season. Today’s forecast is calling for mostly sunny skies […]

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