Heavenly announces lineup for springloaded festival

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 24, 2011 9:31 am

n the midst of a record-breaking season in terms of snowfall, Heavenly Mountain Resort is excited to roll out an incredible lineup for SpringLoaded 2011, April 8 through April 23 at South Shore Lake Tahoe. Heavenly continues to delight its guests with new events and amazing experiences. South shore doesn’t disappoint with parties, concerts an plenty of on mountain events.

“This year’s winter storms gave us an outstanding base for spring skiing and I am thrilled with the incredible snow conditions at Heavenly, “said John Wagnon, Heavenly’s vice president of sales and marketing. “SpringLoaded’s non-stop action is the perfect way for families, college students or any skier or rider to celebrate these amazing conditions!”

On the slopes, guests can expect Heavenly’s famous spring conditions for the Gunbarrel 25 hosted by Glen Plake, or the infamous Pond Skimming Championships of Lake Tahoe. SpringLoaded sponsors Cadillac, Maui Jim and SmartWool are giving guests a chance to win fabulous prizes. Off the mountain, G.Love & Special Sauce, Cold War Kids and Grammy-nominated Kenny Wayne Shepherd will headline.


SpringLoaded music, competition and party highlights include:


Friday April 8 – Cold War Kids, Harrah’s South Shore Room at 9:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9  – Gunbarrel 25 hosted by Glen Plake, Cal Lodge –

      Registration 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and GB25 starts at 10:00 a.m

Saturday April 9  – Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Harrah’s South Shore Room, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday April 9 – SpringLoaded Concert, Cal Base 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (photo attached)

Sunday April 10 -   Pond skimming sponsored by Maui Jim, Top of the Gondola, noon (photo attached)

Wednesday April 13 – Epic Mixer, Tamarack Lodge, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Friday April 15 – Epic Mixer, Tamarack Lodge, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 16 – Stateline Showdown, Ante Up Terrain Park –

Registration 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. and Competition starts at 11:00 a.m.

Saturday April 16 – G. Love & Special Sauce, Harrah’s South Shore Room, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday April 16 – Heavenly Ski Patrol concert and fundraiser, Heavenly Village, 4:00 p.m.

Sunday April 17 – Pond skimming sponsored by Maui Jim, Top of the Gondola, noon


For a full schedule of SpringLoaded events and information on how to purchase tickets visit www.skiheavenly.com/springloaded.


Need Lodging? Try this Heavenly Vacation deal:

Spend spring break at Heavenly and enjoy back-to-back events with incredible accommodations.  Stay three nights and ski or ride for two days at Heavenly starting at $159 per person. Visit the Official Heavenly Vacation Planner for more information.