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Kirkwood

Kirkwood

Our unique location atop the Sierra Crest combined with elevations ranging 7,800 to 9,800 feet create a little something we like to call the K-Factor – a geographical predisposition to receive the lightest, the driest, and the most plentiful snow in the Tahoe region.  With 2000 feet of vertical drop,...Read more

Mountain Statistics

STATS

elevation and vertical drop of ski resort
Summit: 9,800 ft
Vertical: 2,000 ft
Base: 7,800 ft
Annual Snowfall: 600 inches
Number of Trails: 81
Acres: 2300 Skiable Acres
Longest Run: 2.5 miles
Terrain Park: Yes

TERRAIN

difficulty of ski runs black diamond, blue square and green circle by percentrage
35% Expert
50% Intermediate
15% Beginner

MOUNTAINS BY STATE

LIFTS

  • 15 total:
  • 0 Gondolas/Trams
  • 2 Hi-Speed Quad/Other
  • 1 Regular Quad
  • 6 Triple
  • 1 Double
  • 5 Surface

TRAIL MAP

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Our unique location atop the Sierra Crest combined with elevations ranging 7,800 to 9,800 feet create a little something we like to call the K-Factor – a geographical predisposition to receive the lightest, the driest, and the most plentiful snow in the Tahoe region.  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.

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