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Gondola reopens

Heavenly Ski Resort is reopening the gondola Friday, with free sightseeing rides for residents as a gesture of appreciation.

The gondola was closed for two weeks for maintenance.

The scenic, 2,800-foot trip up the mountain gives sightseers a bird’s-eye view of South Lake Tahoe. Residents must bring photo identification and a utility bill to take advantage of the free ride.



Due to construction at the corner of Park Avenue and U.S. Highway 50 there is no parking at the base of the gondola. The use of public transportation is recommended.

Eligible residents are those who live in South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Paradise, Meyers and Meeks Bay in California as well as Stateline, Zephyr Cove, Cave Rock, Gardnerville and Minden in Nevada.



Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 15, the last day Heavenly’s discounted season ski passes are available.

On July 1, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of Heavenly’s unveiling of designated trails. The trails will meander through the forest, where natural flora and fauna may be spotted. Heavenly plans to open a 100-acre area off the gondola midstation surrounding the Von Schmidts Flats for cross country skiers by next winter.


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