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Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Announce Extended Ski Season
  • Heavenly remains open through April 30; Northstar through April 23
  • Kirkwood Mountain Resort will be open through April 16
NORTH AND SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Feb. 22, 2017 – Amidst the largest snowpack in 22 years, the Best of Tahoe Resorts announce extended ski seasons for Heavenly Mountain Resort daily through April 23, and the weekend of April 28 – 30; Northstar California now offers skiing through April 23. Kirkwood continues with legendary spring skiing through April 16.
“We’re thrilled to offer guests great skiing and riding, as well as a variety of spring activities for visitors this spring at Heavenly and Northstar,” said Pete Sonntag, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Heavenly Mountain Resort. “With the record snowfall totals in January and continued snowfall throughout the season, we’re excited to offer guests an unparalleled experience at the mountains.”
All three resorts have experienced the snowiest winter on record, with a current season total measuring more than 40 feet. The Best of Tahoe Resorts bring together the spirit of Lake Tahoe’s most famed attributes in one season pass — from Heavenly’s high-energy atmosphere and unmatched lake views, to the relaxed California luxury of Northstar California and Kirkwood’s authentic, big-mountain terrain. Renowned natural snowfall on the West Coast invites skiers and riders to experience the best spring skiing conditions at Lake Tahoe.
Purchase Lift Tickets and Ski School In Advance to Save
Skiers and snowboarders looking for the best prices on lift tickets can use their smartphone or computer to purchase tickets online in advance at By purchasing lift tickets seven or more days in advance online, guests will receive the biggest savings – up to 25 percent – and the lowest price, guaranteed. Advance purchase tickets can be sent directly to a guest’s mailbox, allowing them to bypass the ticket window. Or guests can easily pick up their tickets at the resorts’ Epic Day Express windows. Once a guest has a hard card ticket, they can even load more days onto the card by purchasing additional days online. Guests can also save by booking ski school lessons online in advance at

Book Lodging Early for the Greatest Savings
Spring offers endless opportunities to spend the longer days and warmer weather dancing to the DJ CAT at Heavenly, toasting with friends and family at Northstar, or exploring diverse terrain at Kirkwood. With a wide selection of vacation homes, hotels, mountain-side condominiums and more, the Best of Tahoe Resorts has accommodations to place guests in the heart of the action or peacefully away from it all. Spring lodging rates start at $95 for Heavenly, $135 for Northstar and $125 for Kirkwood.

For more information on purchasing tickets, spring events and more visit and
About Best of Tahoe Resorts
Collectively, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort offer guests unmatched variety, the highest standard of guest service, the most terrain with 10,270 skiable acres, and access to the region’s finest snow surface conditions through state-of-the-art snowmaking and acclaimed natural snow depth. The Best of Tahoe resorts, subsidiaries of Vail Resorts, Inc., represent the essence of Lake Tahoe’s most famed characteristics – including Heavenly’s unrelenting, high-energy party atmosphere, Northstar’s renown for relaxed California luxury and Kirkwood’s prized bounty of authentic, big-mountain terrain and prodigious snow depth. Each resort’s unique characteristics complement one another and combine to offer skiers and riders the Best of Tahoe experience.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is


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