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Kirkwood

Kirkwood - With its unique location atop the Sierra Crest combined with elevations ranging from 7,800 to 9,800 feet Kirkwood Ski Resort provides skiers and boarders with 2000 feet of vertical drop, and over 2300 acres of terrain from calm groomed beginner runs to hair raising cornices, cliffs and the most high angle grooming around, there’s something for everyone at the 'Wood. 

A Travelplan consultant can assist you package your accommodation with flights, lifts & transfers for even greater savings on your holiday to Kirkwood Lake Tahoe.

Kirkwood is all about powder - Deep, dry, and a delight for boarders and free-skiers riding the horseshoe-shaped, cornice-lined mountains, filling in steep chutes and wide open bowls.

With 2000 feet of vertical drop, and over 2300 acres of terrain from calm groomed beginner runs to hair raising cornices, cliffs and the most high angle grooming around, there’s something for everyone at the 'Wood. Additional featurs at Kirkwood include;

  • Lightest, driest and most snow in the Tahoe region
  • Three terrain parks for all levels
  • Cat skiing in two areas
  • 80kms of cross country trails
  • 6 après ski bars
  • 4 new luxury lodges
  • New ski in ski out village

Mountain Statistics

SeasonNovember to April
Snowfall average15m
Summit Elevation2,987m
Base Elevation2,377m
Vertical Rise610m
Terrain2,300 acres
Longest Run4km
Trails72
Lifts15
Lift Capacity19,905 riders/hour
Beginner15%
Intermediate50%
Advanced/Expert35%

Location

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Closest Airport

Reno - 149km

Transfer from Reno

Approx 2 hours

Closest International Airport

San Francisco - 310km

Transfer from San Franciso

Approx 3 3/4 hours

Peak Snow Season

December to February

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At a Glance

Closest Airport

Reno - 149km

Transfer from Reno

Approx 2 hours

Closest International Airport

San Francisco - 310km

Transfer from San Franciso

Approx 3 3/4 hours

Peak Snow Season

December to February

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