Heavenly Mountain Resort is located on the California-Nevada border in South Lake Tahoe. It has 97 runs and 30 lifts that are spread between California and Nevada. The resort has 4,800 acres within its permit area, with approximately 33% currently developed for skiing, boasting the highest elevation of the Lake Tahoe area resorts with a peak elevation of 10,067 ft (3,068 m), and a peak lift-service elevation of 10,040 ft (3,060 m).
With an average of 360 in (910 cm) of snow annually, and one of America's largest snowmaking systems, their ski season usually runs from mid November to late April or early May.
Skiing and snowboarding are the premier winter mountain sports in Lake Tahoe. If you are a beginner you can enjoy easy groomed runs and easy to load lifts and gondolas. Experts can explore the back country like terrain and tree runs on the Nevada side of Heavenly. If you are adventurous you can hang out at the terrain parks and perfect your backside rodeo 9s. The resort is open all winter for skier and snowboarders and there is no better time to visit than for a quick holiday ski vacation.
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