29 February 2016

Snowshoeing with the 5th Graders of Tahoe Unified School District

In keeping with our commitment to community and the environment, Heavenly and EpicPromise, a Vail Resorts sustainability program, have designed and sponsored a real world education series for every 5th grader in the Lake Tahoe Unified School District. EpicPromise is a company-wide commitment to creating a more promising future for generations to come. Vail Resorts wholeheartedlyRead More
16 February 2016

The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies 2016

Vail Resorts: For creating the ultimate travel loyalty program Today, Fast Company, one of the most influential business magazines in the United States, named Vail Resorts one of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2016 and also recognized our Company as one of the year’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in the travel sector andRead More
12 February 2016

Employee Spotlight: Jeff Bowman, Terrain Park

  We caught up with Jeff Bowman from the Heavenly terrain park team to ask him a few questions about what it takes to design, build, and maintain the parks on the mountain. During our brief chat, we got a glimpse into his daily focus and the overall mission of the parks team here atRead More
16 January 2016

Employee Spotlight: Colton Terry, Ski Patrol

Employee Spotlight – As part of Ski Patrol week, we took the time to sit down with 16 year veteran Heavenly Ski Patrol Supervisor, Colton Terry. We joined Colton and his four month old avalanche rescue pup in training, Peak, on their first assignment of the day, to get an idea of what their view of skiRead More
05 January 2016

North Bowl Chairlift Update

As many of you have heard, on Sunday, January 3rd, at approximately 11:00 a.m., an unoccupied chair fell from the downhill path of North Bowl chairlift. The safety of our guests and staff is our highest priority and we immediately stopped operating the chairlift. Ski Patrol safely evacuated all 65 guests from the lift.  No oneRead More
18 December 2015

38? of New Snow This Week

Last weekend’s storm brought us 38 inches of new snow and there’s more on the way. With this last accumulation, our season total is sitting at 97 inches — so close to 100! This new snow has allowed us to open more and more terrain. Mott Canyon, Boulder and Northbowl lifts all opened this week, bringing our totalRead More
03 December 2015

We’re Opening The California Side of The Mountain!

We’ve been hard at work and have great news – the California side of the mountain will open December 4, 2015! Five feet of November snow combined with the West Coast’s largest snowmaking system has allowed us to open the California Side of the mountain, two weeks earlier than expected. The newly expanded terrain also includesRead More
13 November 2015

Opening Day 2015

It’s here! The day we’ve all been waiting for since April, Opening Day 2015. And what an exciting opening day. Not only are we celebrating our 60th anniversary – might I add that we’re lookin’ good at 60 – but we’re also opening early with INCREDIBLE snow conditions. Our snowmakers have been hard at work,Read More
11 November 2015

Winter Ignite at Heavenly

Can you smell it? Winter is just around the corner. Opening day is November 14, 2015 and this season we will be celebrating Heavenly’s 60th anniversary. Be first in line to get your hands on some commemorative swag! We’re kicking off the season with a bang at Winter Ignite, December 4-5 and December 11-12. TwoRead More
28 August 2015

Winter 2016 Gear Guide

It’s that time of year when we start dreaming of powder days and dust off our gear early only to decide that it’s time for a fresh set up. There are so many fantastic new products out there this year from many of our favorite companies and also a lot to check out from new ...