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“Great view of the Lake ”

The Gondola at Heavenly
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Owner description: Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side of a mountain for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Riders can hop off at an observation deck, located half way up, for even more spectacular sights.
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

The gondola ride up the mountain to the Heavenly ski slopes is a nice ride with great views. Not recommended if you have a fear of heights. Is it worth the money? Hard to find anything similar around Tahoe so it depends on how much this kind of experience means to you. We took it to get to the ski area so for that it was worth it.

1  Thank Ian V
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience for everyone but even for viewing only it’s quite costly!! You can stop halfway to take in the views and lots of snow for the kids the gondola itself was a good size for about 6 people although 8 is the maximum. Once halfway you can go a further distance up to the top we’re there is refreshments and restaurants at 9,500 ft, There is lots of snow for children to to build snowmen and additional ski lifts for skiers are available.

Thank Karl R
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This Gondola serves three purposes, viewing area at first stop, has small coffee shop & snacks. If you want to see Lake Tahoe in its full beauty, than its worth paying the money. During winter they have snow tubing for kids & adults @ the top, and yes main purpose is for snow boarding & skiing.

1  Thank Vladikot
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

The resulting view of Lake Tahoe makes the cost more comfortable. Not too many views like this in the world. Save the $5/ week prior to going and the sticker cost shock will be avoided

12  Thank Scott R
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

More than even other world class ski resorts this gondola makes sense to ride even if you aren’t skiing because of the lake and Mountain View’s. I am a skier so I always shake my head, to myself, when I see tourists riding up for a fee but not here. Totally stunning!

The second photo is actually above a lift just steps from the gondola but I included it because that’s the sunny view of the lake I didn’t get in my other photo.

Thank Patrick B
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