HEAVENLY TO OPEN SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 FOR THE 2007-2008 SEASONThe West Coast's Largest Snowmaking System Allows Heavenly toOpen with the Best Snow Surface Conditions at Lake TahoeÂ Â Heavenly Mountain Resort, Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev. â€“ November 23, 2007 â€“ The HeavenlyGondola will open to the public at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2007, signaling thestart of the 2007-2008 snowsports season at Lake Tahoe. The West Coastâ€™s largestsnowmaking system has been operating non-stop since Monday, November 19 to ensure thatHeavenlyâ€™s guests will be skiing and snowboarding on high-quality snow surface conditions thisThanksgiving weekend.â€œWeâ€™re very excited to be opening Thanksgiving weekend, particularly considering the limitedamount of natural snowfall weâ€™ve received so far this year,â€ said Blaise Carrig, Heavenlyâ€™s chiefoperating officer. â€œWe owe it all to very cold temperatures and Heavenlyâ€™s amazing snowmakingcrew and snowmaking system. Although terrain is limited, coverage will be very good andguests will be thrilled to be on the mountain skiing off some of those Thanksgiving calories.â€Heavenly will offer skiing and snowboarding primarily on Orion run, Heavenlyâ€™s signature trail onthe upper Nevada side of the mountain. Snow conditions on open trails will be machine-madeand machine-groomed snow. Guests will be asked to stay only on designated runs to avoid thincoverage on areas of the mountain without machine-made snow. All access to the mountain willbe through the Heavenly Village Gondola. Dipper Express will serve as the primary chairlift, withTamarack Express and Comet Express open as transport lifts.