For my money, this is the most spectacular attraction in Lake Tahoe. The price may seem a little steep at first, but we found discount coupons were readily available and even without them, it's well worth the fare.
The comfortable gondolas start out at the new Marriott resort (under construction) and proceed up the mountain offering you incredible views of Lake Tahoe. Half way up (9123 feet elevation), you can get out at Malcolm's deck which provides you with "views of the Carson Valley to the east, and Desolation Wilderness to the west…not to mention, jaw-dropping shore-to-shore views of Lake Tahoe," to quote the Heavenly web-site.
Continue on up to the summit for excellent hiking a...Read More