28 January 2013

Kirkwood Launches Backcountry Programs

With over 260 inches of snow for the season allowing the resort to build the cat road to access out-of-bounds terrain, Kirkwood Mountain Resort has launched their signature Expedition:Kirkwood Cat Tours. E:K Cat Tours take advanced skiers and riders on an adventure to hunt down fresh turns with a focus on backcountry education and safety.
19 November 2012

Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood to Open Additional Terrain for Holiday

With up to 30-inches of new snow accumulating over the weekend and cold temperatures allowing the largest snowmaking systems on the West Coast to continue operation, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort are evaluating conditions and plan to open additional terrain heading into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
12 November 2012

Kirkwood to Open Early for the 2012-13 Ski and Ride Season

Powerful early-season storms combined with the area’s largest and most advanced snowmaking operations have allowed Vail Resorts’ Lake Tahoe mountains – Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort – to open early with 111 acres, Tahoe’s most terrain and finest surface conditions, all on one season pass.
 
Heavenly and Northstar had originally planned to open on November 16 with Kirkwood following on November 21.
 
Instead, Heavenly and Northstar will open on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, with a combined seven lifts and eight trails, totaling 51 acres. On Friday, November 16, Kirkwood will open one lift and five trails, accessing another 40 acres and Heavenly will open Dipper Express, giving access to mile-long Orion’s, adding another 20 acres, weather and conditions permitting. All told, by Friday, the three resorts plan to be open with nine lifts, 14 trails and 111 acres, by far the most accessed by one pass at Lake Tahoe.
12 November 2012

HEAVENLY, NORTHSTAR AND KIRKWOOD OPEN EARLY FOR THE 2012-13 SKI AND SNOWBOARD SEASON WITH MOST TERRAIN AT LAKE TAHOE

Powerful early-season storms combined with the area’s largest and most advanced snowmaking operations have allowed Vail Resorts’ Lake Tahoe mountains – Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort – to open early with 111 acres, Tahoe’s most terrain and finest surface conditions, all on one season pass.
23 October 2012

Heavenly, Kirkwood Receive 14"-24" of New Snow in Last 48 Hours

The first major snow storm swept through the Sierra this week, dumping 14-18 inches of new snow at Heavenly Mountain Resortand 17-24 inches at Kirkwood Mountain Resortsince Sunday night. Additional snowfall is expected through Thursday.
04 October 2012

Through Ongoing Investments in Resort Properties, Vail Resorts' Lake Tahoe Mountains Changing the Game for Skiers and Snowboarders

The mountain experience at Lake Tahoe has been re-imagined. It has been reborn thanks to significant on-mountain investment over the past decade. It includes a cultural movement that embraces the skier or snowboarder and takes their experience to the next level. A technological revolution that has turned how we share our vacations completely on its head. And a new way to access the mountains that is bringing the best Lake Tahoe has to offer into one affordable package.
 
It’s happening at Vail Resorts’ Tahoe properties – Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.
11 September 2012

Heavenly Mountain and Kirkwood Mountain Resorts Work on Lakeview Commons for VR Echo Day

On September 8, Heavenly Mountain Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort employees donated their time and energy to help with the restoration project at Lakeview Commons at El Dorado Beach as part of Vail Resorts Echo Day.
28 August 2012

Vail Resorts' Tahoe Local Pass Remains the Best Season Pass in the Industry; Prices Guaranteed Through Sept. 3

The Tahoe Local Pass remains unmatched in value, price and experience with access t0 more than 263 trails, 14 terrain parks and 10,270 acres of some of the best terrain in the world at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in California and Nevada. Ski or ride more than four days in one season and, priced at $419, the Tahoe Local Pass pays for itself, then ski or ride for free the rest of the season.
 
Vail Resorts’ entire season pass lineup offers something for every type of skier and snowboarder, including four different season pass options in Lake Tahoe ranging in price from $379 to $659. These pass prices are only guaranteed through September 3, 2012.  
02 July 2012

Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood Ban All Smoking on Mountain This Summer

With an extremely high threat of forest fire at Lake Tahoe, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort have all proactively instituted a number of precautionary measures, including banning all smoking on their respective mountains for the summer.
22 May 2012

Kirkwood to Host Near Death Experience Bike Camp

The 13th Annual “Near Death Experience” will take place at Kirkwood Mountain Resort from June 7-10, 2012. It is the premier camp to prepare riders for the Death Ride, the 129-mile bike tour of the California Alps on July 14, 2012.