Kirkwood Ski Resort 

Kirkwood's 2,300 acres offer vast, open bowls, double diamond steeps, cliffs, chutes and miles of cornice—and two separate base facilities give access to a variety of groomed terrain.

When you get lift tickets to Kirkwood they come with legitimate bragging rights, as you rip alongside California’s skiing elite.

Powder Skiing

The average winter brings over 500 inches of snowfall to Kirkwood, for the deepest snowpack in the region and some years the deepest on the continent. 2,300 wide-open acres and two separate base areas translate to uncrowded slopes for every ability, from an unrivaled standalone beginner facility to cliff-walled, double-diamond chutes.

Kirkwood Mountain Stats

  • Terrain:
    Expert: 30%
    Advanced: 38%
    Intermediate: 20%
    Beginner: 12%

  • Overview:
    Vertical Rise: 2,000 ft. / 610 m.
    Total Skiable Acres: 2,300 acres / 931 ha.
    Average Annual Snowfall: 600 in. / 1,524 cm.
    Number of Lifts: 15
    Number of Trails: 86
    Longest Run: 2.5 miles / 6.4 km. (Happiness Is)

  • Other stats:
    Open Date: Nov-19-2016
    Close Date: April-16-2017
    Base Elevation: 7,800 ft. / 2,377 m.
    Summit Elevation: 9,800 ft. / 2,987 m.
    Snowiest Month: February
    Numer of Parks/Pipes: 3 Terrain Parks, 1 Half Pipe
Kirkwood Terrain Map

Kirkwood's ample and diverse terrain consists of bowls, snowfields, glades, chutes, gullies, groomed runs and more. The long ridgeline is crested with miles of dramatic cliffs and cornice. A unique combination of geography and elevation bring more snow—and better snow—to these slopes, than those of any other resort in the region. Options for access include two separate base areas, as well as a cross country/snowshoe center.


Vacation Deals

We offer a wide variety of packages that will meet all your needs for the perfect winter vacation to Lake Tahoe.

You’ll find something for everyone - from season leases to family-friendly condos - our Kirkwood deals will provide a vacation experience you won’t forget. If you want the lowest prices guaranteed on your Kirkwood vacation, look no further than our signature ski vacation packages.

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Kirkwood Lodging

Vacationing at Kirkwood Mountain Resort means escaping the hustle and bustle to relax and find adventure in a remote, authentic big mountain setting. But just because you’re traveling into the heart of Mother Nature doesn’t mean you will miss out on any luxury amenities.

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Luxury Townhomes and Condos

Indulge in Kirkwood’s luxurious side and make your experience one to remember. Watch the snow fall in comfort in one of our spacious luxury condos. Luxury condos include one, two, or three bedrooms and are equipped with full kitchens and plenty of room to relax.


Premium Slopeside Condos

The Mountain Club Hotel Condominiums offer all the amenities desired on your ski vacation including saunas, hot tubs, ski lockers, and much more!


Meadowside Condos

All standard properties are within 100 yards of our most popular chair lifts (5 & 6) and a shuttle ride to ski school at the Tahoe Learning Center.

Ski And Snowboard School

The Kirkwood Ski and Ride School is geared toward one thing: getting you more terrain.

For Adults

Kirkwood’s Ski and Ride School instructors are dedicated to advancing your skills, giving you access to this one-of-a-kind mountain.

For Kids

Parents who enroll their kids in Kirkwood’s Ski and Ride School are advanced skiers who want their kids to be rippers, too.

Expedition: Kirkwood

At Kirkwood, our unique terrain offers lift access to backcountry opportunities within our resort boundaries providing the perfect backdrop for our range of specialty clinics, private guides and backcountry awareness offerings.

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