A Perfect Day at Heavenly Mountain

Heavenly is a fun mountain with “heavenly” views and some amazing terrain. But, it can also be packed on holiday weekends. Some of the best terrain requires a lot of traversing to get there. Here are a couple pointers for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels to make their day a bit more heavenly. First and foremost is to… Read more →

Tips For Skiing With The Kids

Does this banter sound familiar? “Let’s go. Where’s your other glove? What happened to your sunglasses? Hurry up. The lesson starts at 10.” That’s the life of skiing or snowboarding with kids. Plus, just getting the kids and all of that gear to the mountain will be an adventure in itself. Thankfully, it is very rewarding. Although it might not… Read more →

Lake Tahoe Miracle March?

So far the winter of 2015/2016 has blessed us with plenty of powder here in Tahoe with at least a storm per week November through January. February presented us with a bit of a dry spell with a strong high pressure ridge lingering over most of the west coast these past weeks. Forecasters are now all saying that this pattern… Read more →

Spring Break Ski Deal – Kids Rent Free

Have we got a deal for you! If you’re planning to bring the family up to Heavenly Mountain in Lake Tahoe for some spring break skiing, Black Tie Ski Rental Delivery offers complimentary ski or snowboard rentals for kids 12 and under. That’s right! With each paid adult rental that is 5 days or longer, you get one free junior… Read more →

Tahoe Storm Watching

“Atmospheric River” is a term that weather forecasters seem to use a lot lately. In a way, I know what it means. But, I don’t really like to hear “river” when a winter storm is being forecast. All I know is that a promising weather forecast can make my heart skip a beat, especially when I have a few days… Read more →

January 2016 in South Lake Tahoe

Ahhhh. The new year! With fantastic snow conditions (129% of normal) and the holiday crowds long gone, January is the perfect time to make a trip to come ski in Lake Tahoe. For the first time in 4 years, Heavenly Mountain is 100% open with great coverage not only on the groomed runs, but in the trees and on the… Read more →

Skiing and Snowboarding with a Helmet

Should you wear a helmet when you go skiing or snowboarding? This is perhaps the most commonly asked question that we get from clients of our ski rental delivery service. A lot of us began skiing many, many years ago. Long before anyone thought that it just might be a good idea to protect one’s brain from injury when engaging… Read more →

Tips for Learning How to Ski or Snowboard

So you’ve decided that you would like to try skiing or snowboarding. We can’t blame you! Both sports are so much fun and there’s nothing better than spending a day on the slopes with family and friends. But, it can be very intimidating and overwhelming when you begin to plan your foray into these snowsports. We’re here to give you… Read more →

Lake Tahoe Ski Lift Ticket Deals

So you want to know how you can save some of your hard earned money when planning a ski or snowboarding trip? We’ve searched high and low for the best deals to be found this winter at some of the more popular and at some of the lesser known ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe area. Heavenly Mountain Lift Tickets:… Read more →

Lake Tahoe Winter Driving Tips

After a four year drought with few winter storms here in California, we haven’t had many days where we’ve been faced with winter driving conditions during the past few ski seasons. Even Tahoe locals have been saying that it seems like many of us have forgotten how to drive in adverse conditions. Now that the 4th significant storm of the… Read more →