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Kirkwood

Kirkwood is a quiet and peaceful resort tucked away from the commotion of South Lake Tahoe. Widely considered a hidden gem of the Sierras, it remains a local’s favorite and a powderhound's dream come true. It is ideal location on top of the Sierra Crest—a stunning 9,000 feet above sea level, optimal snow conditions with some of the most plentiful and driest powder in the area.

Mountain Training and Safety

There are 65 named trails are range from 15 percent beginner, 50 percent intermediate, and 35 percent expert and advanced terrain. There are more than a dozen lifts to transport guests around the mountain and to some of the best back country access sites in the Tahoe Basin. In keeping with their low-key, no-frills mantra, the resort offers some spectacular ski and stay packages throughout the season. The mountain has a unique assortment of backcountry skills courses. These lessons are not for the faint of heart and really only suitable for advanced level skiers. The resort employs highly trained professionals who take guests out of bounds to teach them back country familiarity clinics, avalanche safety and avoidance, beacon training, and Avalanche Certification Courses. The courses offer the invaluable opportunity to learn lifesaving skills, while navigating perilous back-country terrain.

Kirkwood also offers its visitors plenty of great services including childcare, spa facilities, rental and repair shops, affordable RV parking, etc. They also have a selection of standard and luxury accommodations within 100 yards of the slopes. Get an idea of the true skiing experience and what snowboarders can expect from area terrain parks.

Getting Here

There are several ways to reach Kirkwood, Reno-Tahoe International, Sacramento International as well as San Francisco International Airport are within driving distance. By car, Kirkwood is located about 14 miles from Hwy 89 on Hwy 88. There are also daily shuttle services from Reno and the Bay Area. Or check out the K-Pool page for great rideshare options. Discover why Kirkwood calls itself one of earth’s rare places. Its humble attitude is as refreshing as the crisp alpine air. Its modest prices, plentiful amenities and bountiful snowfall are just some of the highlights of this hidden gem of the Sierras.

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Featured Blog Posts

Be Kirkwood Deep

Are you Kirkwood Deep? If you are then you already know that Kirkwood has some of the purest and deepest snow around. Kirkwood Mountain Resort is a special place because it is so untouched and secluded, perfect for exploring and discovering unmatched snow. The mountain really gives off a sense of community because it is  Read more ➝

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Epic US Military Pass

When Vail Mountain’s founders gazed out from the mountaintop in March of 1957, they saw more than beautiful slopes blanketed in snow. They saw deeper, recognizing the opportunity to share their skiing passion with the world.  As veterans of the Second World War and accomplished skiers, both Pete Seibert and Earl Eaton knew how to  Read more ➝

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Epic Senior Passes

The Epic Pass appreciates its wise and very loyal customers. That is why they are offering six different Senior Passes for the more experienced skiers or riders. And all the passes are at a discounted rate for the seasoned athletes! Here is all the information for each different 65+ Senior Pass: Senior KBA Pass– This  Read more ➝

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Epic College Passes

Are you a college student who loves to ski or snowboard? Or maybe you just want to test the waters and get started in skiing and snowboarding. Are you looking for a season pass that will not break your bank but also get you to the most epic places to ski? Well, then you might  Read more ➝

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Epic Pass Sale

Unlimited and unrestricted seems to be the catchall words that sum up the Epic Pass for your 2018-2019 ski season. With 4 new resorts, the Epic Pass just took a gigantic coast-to-coast step. You’ll love this when you ski and snowboard at more ski areas in the Northeast and Northwest, with a Colorado addition. A  Read more ➝

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Which Season Pass ?

It’s time to start thinking about a season pass for next year. Alterra Mountain Company and Vail Resorts each offer access to more than 25 mountain resorts, located throughout the U.S. and Canada. Both season passes are a great value and include many added benefits. It all comes down to the proximity to your home,  Read more ➝

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Epic Pre Season

It is that time of year again. The Epic Pre Season Sale is underway for the 2018-2019 ski season. There is no time to be wasted when you are planning something epic. Get unlimited and unrestricted skiing at Epic’s best resorts. Buy your Epic Pass by April 15th and take 6 different buddies to enjoy  Read more ➝

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Rocky Mountain Getaways

Rocky Mountain Getaways are professional travel experts specializing in customized winter vacations that put you in the heart of the Rockies and many dream-worthy ski and snowboard spots throughout the North American West and Canada. Their knowledgeable team stays up-to-date on the prime local ski destinations and will consult with you to ensure your winter  Read more ➝

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Ski Season Opening Days Guide 2017-2018

When the sound of autumn leaves crunching underfoot changes to packed snow, you can’t help but imagine fresh tracks on your favorite mountain. Even if you’re in an area that won’t see storms for weeks (or months), there are reminders that opening days are dropping: sports shop tune-up clinics, local gear swaps, and sweet deals  Read more ➝

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Will There Be a Last Chair? 2016-2017 Ski Season Resort Closing Dates

The trees budding all across the Front Range in Colorado and Utah, and water sprinklers feverishly spraying golf courses are signs that spring is on us and summer is near. To the dismay of skiers and riders alike, it’s time to say goodbye to the bittersweet 2016-2017 ski season. This winter has been both good and  Read more ➝

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