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What part of Tahoe is Kirkwood?

What part of Tahoe is Kirkwood?

Kirkwood is approximately 33 mi (53 km) south of South Lake Tahoe, California on State Route 88 and is contained within the Eldorado National Forest. Most of the region’s resorts are at the northern end of the lake, near Truckee, California.

Is Kirkwood North or South Lake Tahoe?

Tucked away about 35 miles southwest of South Lake Tahoe, Kirkwood is out of the way but the reward is well worth the effort of finding it.

Is Kirkwood good for beginners?

The wide, groomed slopes of Kirkwood have lots of space for a beginner to learn. While Kirkwood is known as a spot for more intermediate skiers, about 12% of the terrain is designed just for beginners.

Why is the Cirque at Kirkwood permanently closed?

In 1981, a monoskier traversed into the Cirque from Hell’s Delight and started a wet slide that sent the skier below him over a cliff band. From the Sunrise lift head skier’s left on the cat track and drop over the ridge below the sign that states, THE CIRQUE PERMANENTLY CLOSED.

What to expect at Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe?

When you visit Kirkwood for the first time and round the bend on HWY 88 where the valley comes into full view, you’ll understand immediately there’s something special about Kirkwood. Our mountain is for skiers and riders with an adventurous spirit who want a pure and rewarding mountain escape.

Where is the best place to ski in Lake Tahoe?

Skiers and riders of all abilities love Kirkwood. There’s as much terrain for them in the trees and gullies, as there is for the chargers from the cornices.

Where is Kirkwood, CA in the United States?

Kirkwood (formerly, Kirk, Kirkwood’s, and Roundtop) is a census-designated place in Alpine and Amador counties, California, United States.

Where are the summer trails at Kirkwood ski resort?

The Summer Trail Map will help guide you through Kirkwood as you seek pure, California adventure. Kirkwood offers a variety of trails for all abilities. Chair 6 is the access point for both Sentinel and Palisades Bowl. Chair 2 is the access point to the backside of the mountain. Are you a beginner?