Heavenly
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Heavenly

Ski Heavenly

Just a gondola ride away from the heart of South Lake Tahoe village and overlooking the blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly offers a huge variety of skiing possibilities over 4,800 acres of terrain extending across the two states of Nevada and California.

San Francisco makes for a great city stopover and is only four hours away. With spectacular scenery, an average of 31ft of snow fall each season, combined with the famous Californian sunshine and a vast ski circuit, Heavenly really is perfect for school groups.

Skiing

There’s so much to discover in the fifth largest ski resort in North America. Beginners can start on the well-groomed nursery slopes then enjoy the excellent green runs on the Californian side, whilst intermediates will be in their element with a superb selection of blues on both sides of the state line.

For the advanced skier Heavenly has some of the most testing mogul runs, lots of challenging blacks. With an area specifically designed for snowboarders on the Nevada side, Heavenly appeals to the snowboarder as much as the skier.

  • Direction of slopes Mainly West
  • Resort Height 1907m
  • Acres of terrain 4800 acres / 19.4 km²
  • No of trails 97
  • Longest trail 5.5 miles / 8.8 km
  • No of lifts 29
  • Photo needed No
  • Highest lift 10.067ft / 3068m
  • Snow-making 73% of trails covered
  • Average snowfall 380 inches / 914cm
  • Destination airport San Francisco
  • Flights times Approx 11 hours
  • Transfer times 4 hours
  • Medical facilities Medical facilities and hospital in resort
  • Children's facilities Ski kindergarten (4 - 13 yrs), crèche (6 weeks – 6 yrs)





Accommodation

Econo Lodge & Suites

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites 2starplus

  • Excellent value for money
  • Outdoor hot tub and small lounge

A popular comfortable motel-style property where your hosts will extend a friendly Californian welcome.

Location: A short 10 minute walk to the main shopping area the frequent resort shuttle will take you on the one mile journey to the ski slopes at Heavenly. Sierra-at- Tahoe is a 30-40 minute transfer by coach.

Facilities:The facilities in the hotel include a heated outdoor pool (during summer months) and outdoor hot tubs all year round; a fitness room, a games room with pool, table tennis and an Xbox, Al’s Fireside Saloon and free top speed WiFi.

Accommodation: Based on 4 pupils sharing 2 double beds with en-suite, cable TV and telephone.

Meals: Hot American breakfast buffet is served in the hotel restaurant and evening meals are taken in nearby restaurants.

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Forest Suites Resort 3starplus

  • Central location opposite the shopping centre
  • Excellent facilities including outdoor pool

This accommodation is always a popular choice with our groups due to its convenient location, just 90 metres from the base of the Heavenly gondola, the great facilities and excellent value for money.

Location: Situated next to Heavenly Village, the Forest Suites is a short walk to the resort’s amenities, including shops and cafés.

Facilities: The facilities in the hotel include a heated outdoor pool and hot-tubs, fitness room, a games room with pool and table tennis and Al’s Fireside Saloon.

Accommodation: The Forest Suites provide rooming for groups in 1 or 2 bedroom suites, sleeping 5 to 7 pupils in a combination of doubles, singles, roll-aways or sofa beds.

Meals: Continental breakfast is served in the hotel restaurant and evening meals are taken in nearby restaurants.

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Useful Information

Après-ski

  • Ice-skating
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Arcade games
  • Swimming


Equity Ski USA/ Canada Price Package:

  • Return travel by Air
  • Overseas coach transfers
  • All security charges, airport and local taxes
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air

Includes half-board accommodation, lift pass, 5 or 6 days ski tuition, ski boots, poles and helmet, dedicated resort representative service, fully comprehensive insurance, and 24 hour emergency service.

The Equity Ski USA/ Canada package details:

Transport Inclusions...

  • Return travel by Air (coach to airport from school is available as an optional extra)
  • Overseas coach transfers
  • All security charges, airport and local taxes
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air

Resort / City Stopover* Inclusions...

  • Half-board accommodation
  • Dedicated resort representative service

*City Stopovers themselves are optional and at a supplement

Ski Pack Inclusions...

  • Lift-pass
  • 5 or 6 days of ski tuition (minimum 4 hours per day. Some resorts provide 4½ or 5 hours tuition per day as standard)
  • Skis, boots and poles
  • Helmet

Included Extras...

  • 24 hour emergency service
  • All travel documentation, luggage labels and resort information
  • Personalised customer service throughout from your knowledgeable tour coordinator

Optional Insurance...

Fully comprehensive travel insurance (optional) includes:

  • Ski breakage insurance
  • Snow guarantee insurance
  • Travel delay assistance

Extras to budget for...

  • Lunch
  • Evening entertainments
  • ESTA or visa – please note that all visitors to USA require this

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Heavenly offers some of the best trail grooming in the Lake Tahoe ski area so your group can expect perfect corduroy across all terrain.

Michaela, Equity Ski Specialist


 

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