Placerville has something for everyone - from historical landmarks, downtown ambiance, local wineries and farms, and local recreational activities.
Place Category: Ski Areas
Overlooking the sapphire-blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly ski resort is one of the most unique snowsports destinations on the planet. With a higher elevation and the most skiable terrain in Tahoe, you have more hidden glades to explore and groomers to rip than any Lake Tahoe resort. Off the slopes you’ll find more activities and après ski choices than you know what to do with.
Mountain Facts Average Snowfall 360 in (910 cm) Top Elevation 10,067 ft (3,068 m) Base Elevation 6,255 ft (1,907 m) Vertical Rise 3,812 ft (1,162 m) Rideable Acres 4,800 Lifts 30 lifts – 1 high speed gondola, 1 high speed aerial tram, 2 high speed six passenger chairs, 7 high speed quads, 1 quad, 5 triples, 3 doubles, 6 surface, 4 magic carpets Trails 97 Terrain Parks 3 Longest Run 5.5 miles (8.9 km) (Olympic) Snowmaking Coverage 3360 of 4800 acres Terrain 20% beginner