Tours & Attractions

Epic Discovery at Heavenly Mountain Resort

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Heavenly Mountain Resort will wrap its summer season on Monday, September 4, 2023

Opening day for the 2023/24 Ski and Ride season is Friday, November 17, 2023.

  • Heavenly Gondola wraps up for the season on Monday, September 4th
  • Hiking trails  
  • Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster (TBD)
  • Gem Panning
  • Grab ‘n Go food and drink options at Café Blue and Tamarack Lodge
  • Red Tail Zip Line
  • Granit Peak Climbing Wall

On-Mountain Summer Adventure – “Epic Discovery”
Do you want to soar like an eagle? Travel through the forest canopy at high speeds like a goshawk? Find out if you’re as strong as a bear or as nimble as a bat? Epic Discovery provides a unique, connected, on-mountain summer experience, immersing guests in activities that provide big-time thrills, allowing them to challenge themselves physically, guiding them to explore and better understand their natural surroundings, and ultimately create lifelong memories.

Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster
This gravity-powered alpine coaster will exhilarate you and your family as it coasts through forest and natural rock formations. As always the views are incredible and the memories will be too! The coaster sleds fit up to two riders, so you can enjoy this activity with others.

Granite Peak Climbing Wall
The Climbing Wall is an exhilarating man-made rock wall inspired by the legendary rock climbing available in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The permanent rock climbing wall is 25-feet-tall with 15 defined climbing routes varying in difficulty and utilizes TruBlue auto-belays on each route. A unique feature of the wall is the quick-jump, 35-foot rapid descent that emulates free-falling, accessed by an adventurous climb up the Goat Trail.

Summer Tubing
Breeze down a thrilling 500ft-long hill, without snow or water! With our specially designed tubing surface, Heavenly summer tubing will have you smiling ear to ear. Once at the bottom, step on the carpet lift to take you back to the top!
•    Mini Tubing
o    This 250-foot long course allows kids with the little explorer pass to experience the thrill of tubing – located right alongside the regular tubing hill.

Gemstone Panning
Gemstone Panning an interactive activity simulating the gold panning that made the gold rush such a fascinating historical phenomenon in the 1800s. This activity gives a great historical context for the kids, and also may find a great souvenir!

For more information on Epic Discovery hours of operation, ticket options and pricing, visit

*Activities weather and conditions permitting

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Epic Discovery at Heavenly Mountain Resort

4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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