Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort

Heavenly Ski Resort general info: 775-586-7000

Lift tickets : 775-364-1198


Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort is located on the California-Nevada border in South Lake Tahoe. Lakeland Village Resort offers a free shuttle service to Heavenly Village where the Gondola is located for the world-class Heavenly Ski Resort. 

There is a free shuttle bus from the transportation center at Heavenly Village to California Lodge on the other side of the mountain (10 minute ride). Skiers can ski from the top of Heavenly to California Lodge at the end of the day and take a shuttle bus back to Heavenly Village.

The Epic Tahoe Ski Pass is good here for downhill skiing. For information about the Epic Ski Pass visit http://www.EpicPass.com or visit the posting in this blog titled “Epic Pass”

The resort opened for business in 1955 and has 97 runs and 30 lifts that are spread between California and Nevada, and four base facilities. It is the highest elevation of the Lake Tahoe area resorts, with a peak elevation of 10,067 ft., and a peak lift-service elevation of 10,040 ft. Since 2002, Heavenly has been owned by Vail Resorts.

With an average of 360 in (910 cm) of snow annually, and one of America’s largest snow making systems, their ski season usually runs from mid November to mid April.


Top of Gondola

The resort offers gondola rides, downhill skiing, snowboarding, tubing and mountain coasting.  (Tubing and mountain coasting not available at top of gondola on 4/1/21 – to be updated)

Morning/early afternoon at top of Gondola for view, Tubing, Ridge Rider Mountain Coasting (for cost and other details, see the activities link in this blog) – suggest arriving at base of gondola by 9:30am to purchase same day ticket. Lunchtime – (skiers, non-skiers & multi-day skiers) pre-arrange meet-up for brown bag lunch (price included) at top of Gondola (non skiers – suggest leaving top of gondola by 2pm to avoid crowds)


For information about the gondola visit the separate posting in this blog titled “Heavenly Village”


Heavenly Ski Resort Map

Disclaimer: Any information provided in this blog is subject to change, anytime, without notice

This posting was revised on 2/26/22