18 May 2017

Vail Resorts’ 1% For The Forest Partnership with The Nature Conservancy Helps to Protect and Restore Ecological Stewardship Projects

The Nature Conservancy and Vail Resorts announce the 1% For The Forest initiative, a beneficiary project in which one percent of revenue from Epic Discovery activities at Heavenly Mountain Resort help fund important ecological restoration and conservation projects managed by The Nature Conservancy. The important eco-discovery projects, the Independence Lake Preserve and River Fork Ranch Preserve, connect citizens of the region with uniquely iconic natural settings.
12 March 2017

The 2017-2018 Tahoe Local Pass Unlocks the Best of the West with Access to Tahoe, Park City, and Colorado; 2016-2017 Ski Season Extended at Heavenly and Northstar

While Tahoe continues to enjoy the largest snowpack in 22 years, the Best of Tahoe Resorts today announces the availability of the Tahoe Local Pass for the 2017-2018 season, providing unrestricted access to Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. The Tahoe Local Pass also includes limited access to all of Vail Resorts’ iconic mountains in Colorado and Utah.
22 February 2017

Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Announce Extended Ski Season

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.
08 February 2017

Vacation Values Abound with the Return of the Snow.com Spring 96-Hour Sale, Feb. 14 through 17

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, the Snow.com 96-Hour Sale clock starts ticking with the best values on mountain getaways across Vail Resorts and RockResorts destinations, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City and Grand Teton National Park. www.Snow.com/96hoursale
05 January 2017

As Much as Six Feet of New Snow Delivered in the Last Week to Top Ski Resorts Across the Western United States

The New Year has resolved to deliver massive amounts of snow across ski resorts in the western United States, with as much as six feet falling in the last week. A heavy band of snow is expected to continue falling today across the mountains throughout the day, including Colorado’s Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge and Keystone; Utah’s Park City Mountain; and the Lake Tahoe Region’s Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.
16 December 2016

Famed Signature Terrain Slated to Open at Best of Tahoe Resorts

North and South Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev. – Dec. 16, 2016 – 5 to 18 inches of fresh snowfall this morning has enabled Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain to open additional terrain to guests of all ability levels this week, with more trails scheduled to open for the weekend. Combined, the three resorts offer guests the most open terrain within the Lake Tahoe region.
30 November 2016

As Much as Six Feet of New Snow Delivered to Top Ski Resorts throughout Western North America

Within a week of opening for the ski season, resorts throughout western North America received a massive dose of winter weather – including the arrival of as much as six feet of snow accumulation and cold temperatures which dipped to the single digits. National weather forecasts call for additional snowfall and continued cold temperatures throughout the first week of December.
15 November 2016

Heavenly and Northstar Announce Update to Start of 2016-17 Season

South Lake Tahoe and Truckee, Calif./Nev. – Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 – Heavenly Mountain Resort and Northstar California Resort announced today that the resorts will set new target opening days from Friday, Nov. 18 to Wednesday, Nov. 23. Shops, restaurants and activities in Heavenly Village and The Village at Northstar will open Friday, Nov. 18; Heavenly will offer scenic gondola rides and Ridge Rider Coaster tours Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20.
04 November 2016

Snowmaking to Begin at Best of Tahoe Resorts

Lake Tahoe experienced a 400 percent increase in average rainfall for the month of October according to the National Weather Service, culminating in “the second wettest October in recorded history.” The weather is setting up Tahoe’s most consistent and reliable snow surfaces for the rest of the season by soaking the bases at all three resorts. The October precipitation and cold temperatures, combined with recent snowfall, have created an incredible opportunity to begin snowmaking at Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.