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Kirkwood

KirkwoodLake Tahoe, California

  • Published Friday, November 16, 2012
  • Updated on Friday, August 16, 2013

Kirkwood claims to have the deepest snow in Tahoe, and it is home to the World Freeskiing Tour. Kirkwood is for the avid adventurer looking to explore Kirkwood on a more intimate level. At Kirkwood, our unique terrain offers lift access to side and backcountry opportunities
within our resort boundaries providing the perfect backdrop for our range of specialty clinics, private guides and backcountry awareness offerings. Beyond Kirkwood’s boundaries, you’ll find infamous terrain that has been featured in many ski and snowboard flicks. Backcountry,
sidecountry, inbound or out of bounds, Kirkwood's terrain is in a class of its own.

Season Dates:

Nov. 20 - Mid April

FACTS:

Trails & Terrain:
Size: 2300 acres
Number of trails: 72
Longest run: 2.5 miles
Terrain: 15% beginner, 50% intermediate, 20% advanced, 15% expert
Lifts: 2 high speed quads, 1 quad, 6 triples, 1 double, 5 surface lifts
Terrain parks: 4
Half pipes: 1 mini pipe
Snowmaking: 55 acres

Snowfall & Temperatures
Averages more than 600+ inches per year

Elevation (in feet):
Summit: 9800
Base: 7800

HOW TO GET THERE:


1501 Kirkwood Meadows Drive, Kirkwood, CA 95646. Our resort phone number is 209.258.6000.

35 miles south of Lake Tahoe.

SNOWBus: Several operaters provide shuttle bus services to and from Kirkwood in the winter months.  
More information coming soon.

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