Heavenly Winter Fast Facts 2012-13

25 August 2011
The Mountain
2011-12 Summer SeasonJune 8, 2012 through September 7, 2012
2011-12 Ski SeasonNovember 18, 2011 through April 15, 2012
Hours of Operations (PST)8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekends
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays
Base Elevation
6,540 feet - California
7,200 feet - Nevada
Summit Elevation10,067 feet
Vertical Rise3,500 feet
Snowmaking73% of mountain trails
Average Annual Snowfall, Summit360 inches
Average Annual Snowfall, Lake-level125 inches
Total Acreage4,800 acres (California’s largest resort)
Longest Mountain Descent5 miles
Trail Classification:
Expert/Advanced 35%
Intermediate 45%
Beginner 20%
Total: 30 (18 lifts in California & 12 lifts in Nevada)
1Gondola (eight-passengers per cabin)
1Aerial Tram (50 passengers per cabin, 2 cabins)
2High-speed Six Passenger Lifts
7 High-speed Quads
5Triple Chairs
3 Double Chairs
5Surface Lifts
5Magic Carpets
1Fixed grip Quad
Total Uphill Capacity/Hour52,000
Heavenly’s Adventure Peak Activities
Ski Biking
Spider Climber
Rock Climbing wall
Average of more than 300 days of sunshine per year
·Average Winter Temperatures:
Daytime: 45 degrees
Nighttime: < 30 degrees
·Average Summer Temperatures:
Daytime: 75 degrees
Nighttime: 45 degrees
Population (Permanent, year-round)
South Lake Tahoe & Stateline 34,000
Lake Tahoe Basin 46,200
Tourism Statistics
Restaurants 165
Liquor Stores10
Grocery/Convenient Stores20
Hotels/Inns/Bed & Breakfasts100
Heavenly Bed Base
Units for rent9,401
Number of pillows 18,207
Number of bedrooms 4,700
Condo /home units 1,678
Condo beds6,712
Hotel beds 11,845
Meeting Space80,000 square feet
Additional Amenities
Medical hospitals1
Medical clinics3
Golf courses (public)2
Skating rinks (public)2
Tennis court facilities (public)2
Museums, art galleries5
Fitness facilities (public)5
Ball fields3
Soccer fields2
Sand volleyball courts2
Outdoor amphitheater1
National Forest surrounding El Dorado National Forest
Toiyabe / Humboldt National Forest
Open space600,000 acres
Additional Contact Information
Russ Pecoraro, Director of Communications
775-586-4451 (phone)
Twitter @skiheavenly; @HeavenlyNews
Sally Gunter, Public Relations
775-586-4461 (phone)
Twitter @skiheavenly; @HeavenlyNews
Heavenly Communications Department
Post Office Box 2180
Stateline, NV 89449
775-588-5517 (fax)
Snow Phone775-586-7000, press 1
Toll Free Reservations 1-800-HEAVENLY
Media Web Site www.snow.com
Consumer Web Site www.skiheavenly.com
Consumer E-mail info@vailresorts.com

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.


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