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Discover Summer at Heavenly

*Epic Discovery and summer activities, including Scenic Gondola, are now closed for the 2017 season.


The Ultimate Summer Playground Everyone Will Love

Enjoy Scenic Gondola Ride, Zip lines, Zip Line Tours & More All in One Place

The summer activities at Heavenly Mountain Resort are a must-do during your trip to Lake Tahoe.  We have easily accessible summer activities perfect for every member of your group.

Start your day with a ride on the Heavenly gondola with the most incredible views of Lake Tahoe anywhere. Next, take your pick from a wide array of Lake Tahoe summer activities including our ropes courses, zip line tours or climbing wall.  Finally nosh on a delicious lunch of burgers and BBQ at Tamarack Lodge. Summer adventure rises to a whole new level at Heavenly!

Discover what makes summer at Heavenly Mountain Resort so special. 




Ultimate Adventure Pass

ALL-DAY ACCESS
Enjoy access to activities, including the Scenic Gondola Ride to the top of Heavenly Mountain.  

The Ultimate Adventure Pass Includes:
Tubing, Boulder Cove Ropes Course, Black Bear Ropes Course, Discovery Forest Ropes Course (closed for the 2017 summer), Granite Peak Climbing Wall, Red Tail Zip Line (kids) & Bear Cub Ropes Course (kids) and a Scenic Gondola Ride.

Price: Ultimate Adventure Pass for only $84 (with 17/18 Winter Season Pass price is $59)

(see below for activity restrictions and projected opening date)

Know Before You Go

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Little Explorer Pass

ALL-DAY ACCESS - Ages 8 & under

Give your little explorer the gift of nature with child access to activities, including the Scenic Gondola Ride to the top of Heavenly Mountain.

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

Price: Little Explorer Pass for only $54 (with 17/18 Winter Season Pass price is $39)

(see below for activity restrictions and projected opening date)

Know Before You Go

Book Now



Do you have your 2017/18 Winter Season Pass Already? 
With the purchase of your 2017-2018 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. 



All Adventure Pass Activities: 

[Little Explorer Pass launching July 1st - Reserve Online Now]
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. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.

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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. Participants under 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult with an Ultimate Adventure Pass. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.

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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. This course is ideal for families with younger children, smaller participants, or first-timers.  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. Participants under 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult with an Ultimate Adventure Pass. 

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Discovery Forest Ropes Course

Discovery Forest Ropes Course (closed for the 2017 summer)

Located 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 weigh between 20-250lbs. and be at least 5 years old. Participants under 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult with an Ultimate Adventure Pass. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.

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 wall is 25 feet tall with 15 defined climbing routes varying in difficulty, and utilizes auto-belays.  

Activity Restrictions: Participants must weigh between 25-285lbs. Closed-toed shoes are required.  

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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 30-100lbs. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.

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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.  

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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. 

Price: Adult $48, Senior $39, Teen $39, Child $24

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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. Passes available for purchase at the ticket window at the base of the Heavenly Gondola. 


SAVE $100 on Skyway Zip Line Tour

Save $100 on Skyway Zip Line tour when booking a group of 3 or more.  
Save even more with each additional person at $160 per tour.

Didn't have time to use your Ultimate Adventure Pass, come back the next day for free!*
*Must redeem Ultimate Adventure Pass the following day of your zip line tour


Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 8am-4pm PDT

Skyway Zip Line Tour

Experience Tahoe’s most memorable summer activity on the Heavenly Skyway Zip Line Tour. There’s no better way to take in the breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe, than doing it while flying down the Heavenly mountainside. Our seven zip lines and two aerial bridges will have you smiling ear-to-ear while viewing the most awe-inspiring scenes of Lake Tahoe below.

Price:  $199 (includes Ultimate Adventure Pass)

Activity Restrictions:  Participants must be between 42” and 78” tall and weigh 70 - 250lbs.  Must be at least 10 years old.  Ages 10-13 ages require accompanying adult.  Participants must be physically fit as this is a high level participation activity. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.


Silver Rush Zip Line Tour (closed for the 2017 summer)

New for summer 2017, test your courage on our new Silver Rush Zip Line Tour. This tour is designed for the thrill seeker with speeds up to 40 miles per hour! A true mountain adventure, Silver Rush is packed with excitement including a chairlift ride, five zip lines, one aerial bridge and even an ATV ride back to the Gondola base. Take in the incredible views of both the Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe during this exhilarating mountain experience. 

Price:  $199 (includes Ultimate Adventure Pass) 

Activity Restrictions:  Participants must be between 42” and 78” tall and weigh 70 - 250lbs.  Must be at least 10 years old.  Ages 10-13 ages require accompanying adult.  Participants must be physically fit as this is a high level participation activity. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.

Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 8am-4pm PDT



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Hot Shot Zip Line (Closed for the 2017 Summer)
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! Must also purchase a Scenic Gondola ticket or Ultimate Adventure Pass.

Activity Restrictions
Participants must be at least 8 years old, 42" tall, and weigh between 55-275lbs. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.

Price:  $40 per zip, per person ($25 add on to Ultimate Adventure Pass, per zip, per person)

Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 8am-4pm PDT


blue streak 2017

Blue Streak Zip Line
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.

Price:  $69 for one zip, per person 

Activity Restrictions

Participants must be 42" or taller to participate independently and must weigh between 75-275 lbs. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.

Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 8am-4pm PDT



Day Camp Tab


DISCOVERY DAY CAMP AT HEAVENLY MOUNTAIN RESORT

2017 PROGRAM DETAILS
Heavenly’s summer kids camp program offers an unforgettable day of nature, exploration, adventure, and fun.  Children ages 5-12 years spend an entire day with our rock star camp leaders exploring the great outdoors, all at Heavenly Mountain Resort.  From 9am-4pm, the program is packed with exciting activities, such as: a gondola ride, ropes course, scavenger hunts, relay games, wilderness survival activities, and more! 

Discovery Day Camp will close for the 2017 Summer Season on August 25th

June 23rd - August 25th, 2017 
Full Day Program - 7 days/week
9:00am - 4:00pm (9:00am - 9:30 drop off)
Ages: 5-12 years*
*Campers must be 42" or taller to participate in some of the attractions.

Activities*
  • Scenic Gondola Ride
  • Ropes Challenge Course
  • Conservation Education 
  • Hiking & Forest Exploration
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Relay & Endurance Games
  • Team Building Activities
  • Wilderness Survival Activities
  • Nature Crafts
  • Mountain Yoga
    *Activities are subject to change based on age, height, weight, weather, and availability.

What to Wear

  • Campers should arrive ready to hike with:
  • Closed-toed athletic shoes with socks
  • Sunscreen (pre-applied)
  • Long sleeve layers for cooler temperatures
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses


Lunch*
Lunch will be provided by the culinary team at Heavenly’s Tamarack Lodge.  Menu options will be available at check-in. For dietary restrictions and allergies, please provide a bag lunch for your child.  A water bottle will also be given to each camper.
*For dietary restrictions and allergies, please provide a bag lunch for your child.

Pricing
Single Day          $119
Additional Days  $105
17/18 Child Season Pass Holder* $95
*An active 17/18 Child Season Pass # is required at reservation.

Reservations
For reservations and questions, please call toll free: 1-800-HEAVENLY x2400

Direct: 775-586-4398 or 775-586-7000 x2400
Email: Leslie Amato at Lamato@vailresorts.com or Kelly Peacock at KNPeacock@vailresorts.com

Please Note:  Reservations are required to guarantee a spot in the day camp program.  Walk-ins are welcome based on availability.  
All cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the program start date in order to obtain a full refund.  Any change or cancellation within 48 hours of the program start date will be charged a $50 fee per reservation.  Your credit card will be charged the day prior to your reservation(s).

Location

Discovery Day Camp drop off and pick up is in the Heavenly Village, located at 4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd. between Patagonia & Heavenly Sports, adjacent to the Gondola base station.here...

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Location and Hours of Operation: 

All Epic Discovery activities are accessed via the Gondola located in the Heavenly Village.

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


June 16 - Sept. 1: Ticket Office Hours 9:30AM - 4:00PM / Gondola Hours 10:00AM - 4:00PM / Activities Hours 10:30AM - 4:00PM 

Sept. 2 - Sept. 4 (Labor Day Weekend): Ticket Office Hours 8:30AM - 5:00PM / Gondola Hours 9:00AM - 5:00PM / Activities Hours 9:30AM - 4:00PM 

Sept. 8 - Sept. 24th, Friday - Sunday (Weekends Only): Ticket Office Hours 9:30AM - 4:00PM / Gondola Hours 10:00AM - 4:00PM / Activities Hours 10:30AM - 4:00PM 


How To Book Before You Arrive

Skyway & Silver Rush Zip Line Tours:  Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve 

Ultimate Adventure & Little Explorer Pass:   Reserve online or call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve 

Blue Streak & Hot Shot Zip Lines: Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve 

Summer Tubing: Reserve online or call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve 

Scenic Gondola Rides:  Reserve online or call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve 

*Reservation Office Hours: 8am-4pm PDT

**Please make sure to call before arriving to check the status of all activities. 

High Winds: 

In a high alpine environment, such as Epic Discovery, high winds can cause interruptions and delays in summer activities and lift operations. Lifts and activities may close on occasion due to high winds, causing delays. What may feel like a light breeze down in the village, can oftentimes understate a much different weather pattern at 9,000'+ up on top of the mountain.


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 athletic 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 access to activities, including the Scenic Gondola Ride, tubing, ropes courses and so much more. Upgrade your Ultimate Adventure Pass to include the Hot Shot zip line for an additional $25. 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 2017-2018 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.




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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