2016 /17 Winter Season
The feel of the cool wind on your face, the rush of snow beneath your skis, the feeling of freedom as you slide off your favorite jib: only a few activities can match the thrill and excitement of skiing or snowboarding in a terrain park. We've compiled a list of the best terrain parks in Tahoe to help you make an informed decision when choosing the place to go.
Located on the California-Nevada border in South Lake Tahoe, Heavenly offers a unique experience for everyone. Ski in Nevada on one run, then California the next. It is 56 miles away from Reno Airport and 200 miles from San Francisco Airport.
Aptly named after its views, Heavenly Ski Resort offers a wealth of scenic views, making it really special. On one side you get breathtaking views of the beautiful Lake Tahoe with the surrounding snowy mountains and forest. On the other, you have views of the vast desert.
Heavenly boasts of 97 trails ranging from wide-open cruisers to plunging 1,600-foot chutes. There are 28 chairlifts around the mountain, nine of which are high-speed. This resort has 4,800 skiable acres (1,942 hectares) to ski and snowboard, and 3,500 feet (1,067 meters) of vertical to play with.
This resort has four base lodge area. The first one is Heavenly Village, just a few minutes to the casinos. This base is perfect for skiers and non-skiers as there are many activities to enjoy. The California Lodge has direct access to advanced runs and offers plenty of parking spaces. The Boulder Lodge is off the main road and offers access to easy runs. The StageCoach lodge also offers beginner runs and is quite close to Boulder Lodge.
Heavenly Resort has everything for everyone whether you're a speed skier, a beginner or an intermediate. It is a favorite of intermediate skiers and snowboarders. There are four terrains in Heavenly.
Groove Park is a smaller park but its great terrain to warm up before you go to the other terrains. This is the most popular park in Heavenly. It features various boxes, rails, wedges, and smaller jumps, perfect to help you practice and advance your skills.
Re-Mix is Heavenly's new terrain park that features freestyle terrain.View More
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