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Discover Summer at Heavenly

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. Whether you want to go fast on the Heavenly zipline, or slow down on relaxing 4x4 mountain tour, 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 lines or a family hike at 9,000 feet. 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:
Summer Tubing, Boulder Cove Ropes Course, Black Bear Ropes Course, Discovery Forest Ropes Course, Granite Peak Climbing Wall and a Scenic Gondola Ride.

Price: Ultimate Adventure Pass for only $94 (with 17/18 Winter Season Pass price is $62)

(see activity restrictions below)

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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 $43)

(see activity restrictions below)

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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

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.

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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 wall is 25 feet tall with 15 defined climbing routes varying in difficulty, and utilizes auto-belays.  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. Closed-toed shoes are required.  Participants must be at least 42" tall to participate in the Quick Jump feature.

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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.  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.

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. 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. 


Skyway Zip Line

Skyway Zip Line Tour

Includes Scenic Gondola ride and Ultimate Adventure Pass.

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 


Silver Rush Zip Line Tour

Includes Scenic Gondola ride and Ultimate Adventure Pass.

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  

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. Closed-toed athletic shoes are required for all activities.


Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 10am-4pm PDT


The Ultimate Adventure Pass:

Included in your Skyway & Silver Rush Zip Line 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, Boulder Cove Ropes Course, Black Bear Ropes Course, Discovery Forest Ropes Course, Granite Peak Climbing Wall, and round-trip Scenic Gondola Ride.

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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. 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: 10am-4pm PDT


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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: 10am-4pm PDT



KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Location and Hours of Operation: 
We look forward to seeing you this summer!  We are tentatively scheduled to open Memorial Day Weekend (May 27th, 28th & 29th) for sightseeing only.

We are tentatively scheduled to start rolling out activities Friday June, 16th.  

June 16, 2017: Black Bears Ropes Course, Blue Streak Zip Line, Hot Shot Zip Line, Red Tail Zip Line (kids), Granite Peak Climbing Wall 

June 24, 2017: Silver Rush Zip Line Tour

July 1, 2017: Skyway Zip Line Tour, Tubing, Mini Tubing (kids), Bear Cub Ropes Course (kids), Boulder Cove Ropes Course 


May 27-29: Ticket Office Hours 9:30AM - 4:30PM / Gondola Hours 10:00AM - 4:00PM 

June 16 - Sept. 4, 7 days a week: Ticket Office Hours 8:30AM - 5:30PM / Gondola Hours 9:00AM - 5:00PM / Activities Hours 9:30AM - 4:00PM 

Sept. 4 - 24th, Friday - Sunday: Ticket Office Hours 8:30AM - 5:30PM / Gondola Hours 9:00AM - 5:00PM / Activities Hours 9:30AM - 4:00PM 


Call 1-775-586-7000 (select option 7) to reserve.
Reservation Office Hours: 10am-4pm PDT

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

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

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, 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 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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