KIRKWOOD - Steep and deep!
Just a few kilometres from Lake Tahoe, Kirkwood is a hidden gem of a resort. With a steep front face and a cruisy back bowl its got buckets of terrain and its unique location tends to get buckets of fresh dry powder.
This awesome resort has to be on every keen skiers hit list as the mix of terrain, snow and facilities make it an incredible experience.
Its proximity to Lake Tahoe and a regular bus service means its an easy day trip even if you don’t want to stay at one of the ski in, ski out accommodation options at Kirkwood.
Family Friendly: 2/10
Powder Hounds Paradise : 9/10
Ski terrain:12% Beginner |30% Intermediate |38% Advanced |20% Expert
Vertical Drop: 609m
Base Elevation: 2,400m
Summit Elevation: 3,000m
Skiable area: 2,300 acres
Longest Run: 4.2km
Trails: 86 plus offpiste
Ski in, Ski out accommodation
Part of the EPIC pass
Back country courses
Make sure you stay for the local apres ski vibe.
Kirkwood combines amazingly well with the other Lake Tahoe resorts. Perfect for a self drive ski safari.