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Discover Summer at Heavenly

Zip, fly, tube: how will you discover Heavenly Mountain Resort?  With ropes courses, zip lines, our mountain coaster and much more, the options are endless at Epic Discovery, the ultimate playground!

Hours of Operation:
June 18 - September 5 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm, daily)
Sept 9 - Sept 25 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Friday– Sunday)

Address: 4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150


2 pass options. Unlimited possibilities. 

Pick your pass and create your perfect day at Heavenly. Both passes include access to the Scenic Gondola Ride.


Ultimate Adventure Pass for $89

UNLIMITED ALL-DAY ACCESS
Enjoy unlimited access to activities, including the Scenic Gondola Ride to the top of Heavenly Mountain.  This pass is for guests ages 8+, and taller than 45”.

The Ultimate Adventure Pass Includes:
Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster, Summer Tubing, Hot Shot Zip Line, Boulder Cove Ropes Course, Black Bear Ropes Course, Discovery Forest Ropes Course, Granite Peak Climbing Wall, and the Scenic Gondola Ride.

Activity Restrictions: For guests ages 8+, and taller than 45". 

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Little Explorer Pass for $49

UNLIMITED ALL-DAY ACCESS
For explorers under 8 years and less than 100 lbs.

The Little Explorer Pass Includes:
Red Tail Zip Line, Bear Cub Ropes Course, Granite Peak Climbing Wall, and access to the Scenic Gondola Ride.

Activity Restrictions: Explorers must be younger than 8 years old, and less than 100 lbs. 

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Do you have your 2016/17 Winter Season Pass Already? 
With the purchase of your 2016-2017 Winter Season Pass, you have unlimited free summer Scenic Gondola Ride access and a special discount on Activity Passes!

*Discounted Activities Passes must be purchased in person at the bottom of The Gondola.


2016/17 Season Pass Holder Pricing
Ultimate Adventure Pass - $67 (compared to $89)
Little Explorer Pass - $38 (compared to $49)
 



All Adventure Pass Activities: 

[Little Explorer Pass launching July 1st - Reserve Online Now]
Ridge Rider

Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster

Fly through the forest and around boulders while taking in panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. Experience the thrill of this gravity-propelled mountain coaster as you race down the 3,400' track, descend 300 vertical feet, and accelerate around two lateral loops.

Activity Restrictions: Participants must be at least 54" tall to ride alone. Participants who are at least 3 years old and 38-54" tall may ride accompanied by an Ultimate Adventure Pass holder who is 16 or older. Max. weight 330lbs.

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Summer Tubing

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!

Activity Restrictions: Participants must be at least 42" tall.

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Hot Shot Zip Line

Hot Shot Zip Line

Take in one-of-a-kind views of Mt. Tallac and Pyramid Peak as you, and up to 3 of your friends or family, race down the 4 parallel lines on Heavenly's 1,000ft-long zip line at top speeds of 40 MPH.  This is a great way to build up your courage before testing your nerves on the Blue Streak Zip Line!

Activity Restrictions: Participants must be at least 8 years old, 42" tall, and weigh between 55-275lbs.

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Boulder Cove Ropes Course

Boulder Cove Ropes Course

The Boulder Cove Ropes Course, located at the bottom of The Gondola stairs, is designed for the adventurer in pursuit of a greater challenge.  Featuring two levels, this course allows participants of all skill levels to progress to a higher, more challenging ropes course experience.

Activity Restrictions: Participants must weigh between 20-250lbs. and be at least 5 years old.

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Black Bear Ropes Course

Black Bear Ropes Course

The Black Bear Ropes Course has medium sized features that are a great starting point for adventurers who are new to high ropes course challenges. This course is ideal for families with younger children, smaller participants, or first-timers.  With a variety of routes to choose from, this ropes course will inspire the most daring guest and build an appetite for adventure.  The course ends with a 30-foot controlled descent. 

Activity Restrictions: Participants must weigh between 20-250lbs. and be at least 5 years old.

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Discovery Forest Ropes Course

Discovery Forest Ropes Course

Located in the wooded area behind the Bear Cave, the Discovery Forest Ropes Course is a treetop ropes course adventure that is fully integrated into the natural environment. This course brings the beauty of the natural forest up close and personal as you move around, and through, natural and man-made obstacles in the trees.

Activity Restrictions: Participants must have a reach height of 5'6", weigh between 20-250lbs, and be at least 5 years old.

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Granite Peak Climbing Wall

Granite Peak Climbing Wall

The climbing wall is an exhilarating man-made rock wall inspired by the iconic rock formations found 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 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.

Activity Restrictions: Participants must weigh between 45-285lbs.

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Howling Coyote Zip Line

Red Tail Zip Line

The kids' zip line is only 15 feet off the ground and 100 feet long, providing a great introduction to zip-lining for children!

Activity Restrictions: Participants must weigh between 45-285lbs.

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Bear Cub Ropes Course

Bear Cub Ropes Course

The kids' ropes course is a sized-down version of Heavenly's larger ropes courses, Boulder Cove and Black Bear. It features similar obstacles including ropes and logs, that are suspended five feet off the ground, making it perfect for kids!

Activity Restrictions: Participants must weigh between 30 - 100lbs.

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Scenic Gondola Ride

Scenic Gondola Ride

A 2.4 mile ride up in the Heavenly Mountain Gondola will leave you breathless as you take in panoramic views of Lake Tahoe.  On your way up, stop at the Observation Deck for photos, a latte at Cafe Blue or a unique Heavenly souvenir at The Gondola Sports shop.  Once you get to the top, head up the Tamarack Express chairlift with your Scenic Gondola ticket for some of the best views of Lake Tahoe and access to a series of hiking trails, ranging from beginner to expert.

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Scenic Gondola Ride

Scenic Gondola Ride
A 2.4 mile ride up in the Heavenly Mountain Gondola will leave you breathless as you take in panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. On your way up, stop at the Observation Deck for photos, a latte at Cafe Blue or a unique Heavenly souvenir at The Gondola Sports shop. Once you get to the top, head up the Tamarack Express chairlift with your Scenic Gondola ticket for some of the best views of Lake Tahoe and access to a series of hiking trails, ranging from beginner to expert.

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Adult $46 | Child $22 | Teen $37 | Senior $37

Hours of Operation
June 18 - September 5
Daily, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Special Hours during September 
Friday– Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sept 9 - Sept 25

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If one ride isn't enough, the Summer Scenic Gondola Pass might be for you. This pass gives you access to the Heavenly Gondola all summer long with unlimited rides! The Adult Summer Scenic Gondola pass pays for itself in less than two visits. Spend your summer with us at 9,000 feet, explore all of our lift accessed hiking trails and discover the best picnic spots. Passes available for purchase at the ticket window at the base of the Heavenly Gondola. Adult $79 | Child/Teen/Senior $59


Canopy-wide

Skyway Canopy Tour for $189

Includes Scenic Gondola ride and Ultimate Adventure Pass ($89 value).

Experience the ultimate alpine adventure with the Skyway Canopy Tour! Fly through, and above, the forest canopy with an array of zip lines and aerial bridges. Learn about the mountain ecosystem while working your way through each of the course's many challenges. For only $189, experience the Skyway Canopy Tour, which also includes the Ultimate Adventure Pass, an $89 value!

Hours of Operation
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Everyday

Activity Restrictions
Participants must be between 42” and 78” tall and weigh under 250lbs. Participants must be physically fit as this is a high level participation activity.

Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 1) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 10am-4pm PDT


Heavenly Adventure Pass
The Ultimate Adventure Pass:

Included in your Skyway Canopy Tour is the Ultimate Adventure Pass. Spend the day exploring Heavenly Mountain and the summer activities. Activities included in the Ultimate Adventure Pass are: Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster, Summer Tubing, Hot Shot Zip Line, Boulder Cove Ropes Course, Black Bear Ropes Course, Discovery Forest Ropes Course, Granite Peak Climbing Wall, and round-trip Scenic Gondola Ride.

Blue Streak Zipline

Blue Streak Zip Line for $68
Enjoy incredible views of Lake Tahoe as you glide through the sky on Heavenly's 3,300 ft-long zip line.  With top speeds of 50 MPH, this is a great way to get your adrenaline fix with the most incredible views. Must also purchase a Scenic Gondola ticket or Ultimate Adventure Pass.

Hours of Operation
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Everyday

Activity Restrictions
Participants must be 42" or taller to participate independently and must weigh under 275 lbs. 

Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 1) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 10am-4pm PDT


Summer Expedition Tour

Summit Expedition Tour for $37
Explore Heavenly in an open-air off-road vehicle! This guided tour provides panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and its' majestic high sierra peaks. You'll learn about Tahoe's unique ecosystem and geology from our knowledgeable expedition guides.You must also purchase a Scenic Gondola ticket or Ultimate Adventure Pass to access this activity at the top of the mountain.

Hours of Operation
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Everyday


Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 1) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 10am-4pm PDT


KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Sun Protection: 
At 10,000 feet, exposure to the sun is 40% greater than it is at sea level. We recommend sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 15 or higher, as well as eye protection.

Lightning and Thunderstorms:
Afternoon thunderstorms are common in the mountains and may cause interruptions and delays in summer activities and lift operations. Lifts and activities may close on occasion due to weather conditions, causing delays. Take proper precautions when you see or hear a storm developing: seek shelter, keep off ridge lines, and stay clear of chairlift houses, lift towers, power lines, open spaces, lone trees and signposts.

High-Altitude Environment:
If you live at a lower elevation, you may tire more easily. Take it easy at first, plan short trips until you are acclimated and drink plenty of water. Some visitors may experience symptoms associated with Heavenly's high altitude. Symptoms may include headaches, nausea, and dizziness, loss of appetite, restless sleep, coughing and difficulty in breathing. If symptoms persist or if you have a concern about your health, you should seek medical attention.

Adequate Clothing:
Be aware, mountain weather changes quickly and there is usually at least a 10-degree temperature difference from the bottom to the top of the lifts. Bring a raincoat and consider a sweater or fleece layer. Wear closed-toed, comfortable, sturdy shoes, such as hiking boots or tennis shoes. Hair ties are suggested for shoulder length hair or longer.

Health and Safety Guidelines:
If you are pregnant or have heart, back/neck or other serious health issues, you should consult a physician prior to participating in any activity. Most activities require guests to be ambulatory and be able walk on their own. Trained service animals are welcome in most locations at Heavenly Mountain Resort. Although trained service animals are welcome, guests who use service animals must retain control of their animals at all times and should keep them on a leash or harness while visiting. Documenting your vacation is always encouraged; however Selfie Sticks are prohibited on our activities.

Summer Trail Map: 
The top of the Gondola is your central hub for all of the activities at Epic Discovery. Click here to view a map of the area.


WHAT TO EXPECT WHILE YOU'RE HERE

Summer in the mountains is taking on a whole new feel as Epic Discovery debuts at Heavenly Mountain this year. Epic Discovery provides a unique, connected, on-mountain summer experience, immersing you in activities which provide big-time thrills, allowing you to challenge yourself physically, guiding you to explore and better understand your natural surroundings, and ultimately create lifelong memories. 

Want to challenge your skills on a variety of thrilling activities? Consider the Ultimate Adventure Pass, or the Little Explorer Pass. These two passes provide unlimited access to activities, including the Scenic Gondola Ride, Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster, zip lines, tubing, adventure courses and so much more. All activities are access through the Heavenly Gondola located in the Heavenly Village at 4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.

Looking for a unique dining experience? Head into Tamarack Lodge located at the top of the Gondola in the center of the summer action. With a full lunch menu and grab-and-go options, it's a perfect hub for your day on the mountain. Treat yourself to locally made ice cream or cool down with a refreshing lemonade!
 




PASS DISCOUNTS

With the purchase of your 2016-2017 Winter Season Pass, you have unlimited free summer Scenic Gondola Ride access and a special discount on Activity Passes! *Activities Pass must be purchased in person at the bottom of The Gondola.

2016/17 Season Passholder Pricing
Ultimate Adventure Pass - $67 (compared to $89)
Little Explorer Pass - $38 (compared to $49)



RAIN CHECK POLICY

All lift tickets and activities are non-transferable. Lift and activity packages are non-refundable once activated, but may be exchanged for alternate products or cancelled prior to use. Additional days and activities purchased at the ticket window will be charged the window rate. Lift ticket and activity prices are subject to change at any time without notice. Any adjustments made at the resort are based on the window rate at the resort on the day of adjustment.

Gondola and activity passes may be picked up at in the ticket office in Heavenly Village at 4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.






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