Heavenly Ski Resort Provides Summer Fun Amidst a Stunning Backdrop

Featured Image Photo Credit: Elisabeth Biebl/ Vail Resorts

Part of the Vail Resorts family, Heavenly Mountain Resort has family fun down to a science in all seasons. They take full advantage of the sunny weather and beautiful Tahoe summer mountain scenery to give vacationers thrills and memories to last a lifetime. Check out these thrilling and scenic activities at their South Lake Tahoe location.

Photo Credit: Elisabeth Biebl/ Vail Resorts

Photo Credit: Elisabeth Biebl/ Vail Resorts

Scenic Gondola Ride

Experience a 2.4-mile ride in the Heavenly Mountain Gondola that will leave you breathless.

Summer Tubing

Scream down a 500-foot hill on snow tube, without the snow, of course. There’s also mini tubing available for younger visitors.

Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster

This brand-new coaster soars through forests and natural rock formations. This is definitely an experience unique to the Tahoe area!

Climbing Wall

Test your might on this man-made rock wall inspired by the surrounding rock formations in the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

Blue Streak Zip Line

Jaw dropping views of the lake only a few miles away are seen as you fly 50 mph on Heavenly’s two parallel 3,300 foot long zip lines. The starting elevation here is right around 10,000 feet, so you can imagine the view below!

Ropes Course

Challenge yourself on this ropes course high above the ground. The Black Bear ropes course is for beginners, while the Boulder Cove ropes course is more of a challenge.

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About the Author: Pat Barcas serves as Creative Resources Manager for RTX, based in Asheville, NC. You can find him hiking the mountains of Asheville, gardening, traveling, and hanging with his growing family. His favorite RTX exchange destinations are Rangeley, Maine, Lake Tahoe, Banff, Canada, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Cape Cod, and Orange Beach, Alabama. .

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