Test your skills as you conquer one of the three new ropes courses, featuring rope bridges, swinging logs, cargo nets, ladders, walkways and other climbing features, all within the safety of a harness. Each course varies in difficulty and provides a different experience, like the unique tree-based ropes course that tests limits while climbing over and around trees. While each course is self-guided, professional staff are on-sight to serve as experiential guides during this challenging adventure.
All activities are weather-dependent, please call for the most current information.
DISCOVERY FOREST ROPES COURSE
Located in the wooded area behind the Bear Cave, the Discovery Forest Ropes Course is a tree-top ropes course adventure that is fully integrated into the natural environment. This course brings the beauty of the National Forest up close and personal as you move around and through natural and man-made obstacles in the trees.
You'll exit this course two at a time on a side-by-side tandem zip line or on a 20-foot controlled descent to the ground. The course takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete. Must be at least 42 inches tall, 5 years old, and between 20 and 250 lbs.
BOULDER COVE ROPES COURSE
The Boulder Cove Ropes Course, located at the bottom of the Gondola stairs, is designed for the adventurer wanting to pursue a greater challenge. Featuring two levels, this course allows participants of all skill levels to progress to the higher, more difficult level if they choose.
This course is recommended for adults and older children and ends with either a 20-foot controlled descent or, for those seeking more of a thrill, a 35-foot descent. The course takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete. Must be at least 42 inches tall, 5 years old, and between 20 and 250 lbs.
BLACK BEAR ROPES COURSE
The Black Bear Ropes Course is located near the Bear Cave Children’s Ski and Ride School building and features challenges that are not as long as the other two ropes courses, making it ideal for families with younger children, smaller participants, or first-timers. With a variety of routes to choose from, this ropes course will inspire the most daring guest and create an appetite for adventure.
This course ends with a 30-foot controlled descent. The course takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete. Must be at least 42 inches tall, 5 years old, and between 20 and 250 lbs
NEW KIDS ROPES COURSE
The children’s ropes course is a sized-down version of Heavenly’s larger ropes courses, Boulder Cove and Black Bear, and features similar obstacles including ropes and logs that are suspended five to eight feet off the ground. The children’s zip line is 15 feet off the ground and 100 feet long, providing a great introduction into zip lining for children.
NEW HOT SHOT ZIP LINE
Take in one of a kind views of Mt. Tallac and Pyramid Peak as you and up to 3 of your friends or family race down the 4 parallel lines on Heavenly’s 1,000-foot-long zip line at top speeds of 40 MPH. This is a great way to build up your courage before testing your nerves on the Blue Streak Zip Line. Must be 55-275 lbs. and 42 in. tall and have a scenic Gondola ticket to ride the Hot Shot.
BLUE STREAK ZIP LINE
Enjoy incredible views of Lake Tahoe as you glide through the sky on Heavenly’s 3,300-foot-long zip line. With top speeds at 50 miles per hour, this is a great way to get your adrenaline fix all while soaking up the beautiful California sunshine and refreshing mountain air. Weight Restrictions: Must weigh between 75 lbs and 275 lbs. Must purchase scenic Gondola ride to reach zip line and Adventure Peak activities.
Blue Streak tickets are available day-of on a first-come, first-serve basis, so make sure to purchase your tickets first thing in the morning.