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Heavenly Mountain Resort

Heavenly Gondola Winter

The estimated opening date for Heavenly’s 2022/2023 winter season is now November 12, 2022

Heavenly Mountain Resort, Kirkwood, and Northstar have all pushed up their opening dates to Saturday, November 12. Mother Nature delivered the goods and the resorts are ready earlier than expected. The cold weather and snow have allowed for natural snow to accumulate along with their snowmaking teams.

This with be both Northstar’s and Kirkwood’s 50th anniversary season.

Update on 2022/23 Season

Vail Resorts Announces Operating Plans for 2022/23 North American Ski and Ride Season

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Heavenly Mountain Resort is for those who are up for the first chair and are still going strong well after last call. With 4,800 acres full of off-the-grid terrain and the most incredible views of Lake Tahoe, you can go big and forge your own path. It’s so big, it’s both a California & Nevada ski resort! With 34 miles of wide-open groomed cruisers, 1,600 foot plunges in the double-black-diamond canyons, and the most outrageous tree skiing in North America, the choices are endless.

Overlooking the sapphire-blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is one of the most unique snowsports destinations on the planet. With more terrain variety, more hidden glades, more rippin’ groomers than any Lake Tahoe resort, you’ve got plenty of decisions to make at this California / Nevada ski resort.

Lift tickets will be limited this season
Don’t forget! Our resorts are limiting lift tickets every day throughout the 2022/23 winter season to prioritize your on-mountain experience. Please note, some resorts already have sold out dates where lift tickets are no longer available to purchase, online or at ticket windows. If you know you’ll ski and ride this season, don’t wait to buy lift tickets! Lock in your access with an Epic Pass, which offers season-long access for an unbeatable value, or check out the Epic Day Pass. Epic Day Pass allows you to purchase the number of days you want to visit, from 1-7 days, and provides up to 65% savings compared to lift ticket prices.

Epic MIX – Included free with every Vail Resorts Season Pass or Lift Tickets, this new technology lets you track and share your mountain experience online. Visit www.EpicMix.com for more info.

Epic Local or Tahoe Value Pass – winter access to Heavenly, Northstar and resorts in Colorado. Blackout dates and restrictions apply. See www.EpicPass.com for details.

Epic Pass – The Epic Pass, offers skiers and snowboarders unlimited, unrestricted access to 19 mountain resorts, including world-class destinations like Whistler Blackcomb, Vail, Breckenridge and Park City, plus additional access to 46 more throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. The Epic Pass is the only multi-resort pass to offer significant access to European resorts. Visit www.EpicPass.com for more info.

How to Traverse Heavenly Mountain Resort Like a Pro

Please be aware that Vail Resorts will be limiting lift tickets throughout the 2022/23 season to prioritize your on-mountain experience. You are strongly encouraged to purchase your lift access in advance – whether it’s a lift ticket, Epic Day Pass, or season pass. 

Lift tickets will be limited every day, across every resort, during the 2022/23 season. If tickets are sold out online, guests will not be able to purchase them at ticket windows. Passes and Pass Holder benefit tickets will not be impacted, and there is no impact to guests who enroll in ski and ride school lessons that include lift access.   

Lift ticket availability will be visible on resort websites in the coming weeks. Alternatively, passes are currently on sale. The Epic Day Pass provides up to 65% off lift ticket prices. With an Epic Day Pass, you can purchase the number of days you want to visit, from 1-7 days, and decide later when and where to go – without concern of a day selling out. Epic Day Passes are non-refundable, except as provided in Epic Coverage.

Click here to find more information about lift ticket availability, including important details about ski and ride school.  

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3860 Saddle Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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