Kirkwood Mountain Resort Fast Facts


Kirkwood is the California resort that provides a pure mountain escape because of its lifetime of progressive terrain that challenges both personal and physical boundaries and because of the authentic community of like-minded skiers and riders that make Kirkwood their winter playground.


Dates and Hours

2019-20 Season: Opening day is November 27, 2019, dependant upon conditions/weather 
Winter Hours of Operations (PST): TBD

Mountain Stats

Base Elevation 7,800 feet / 2,377 meters 
Vertical 2,000 feet / 609 meters
Top Elevation  9,800 feet / 2,987 meters
Skiable Terrain 2,300
Terrain Type (beg/int/adv/exp) 12 percent / 30 percent / 38 percent / 20 percent 
Trails 86
Terrain Parks 2
  Bandit Park 
  Outlaw Park
Total number of lifts 14
  2 Surface Lifts
1 Double Lift
6 Triple Lifts
1 Fixed-Grip Quad Lift
2 High-Speed Quad Lifts
2 Magic Carpets
Longest Run 2.5 miles / 4 km
Snowmaking Top-to-bottom coverage on 4 runs
Mountain Resturants General Store
  Kirkwood Inn & Saloon
  The Wall Bar

Fun Facts

  • Average snowfall is 354 inches
  • Five peaks, all over 9,000 feet, make up Kirkwood's beloved terrain
  • Kirkwood's Cross Country and Snowshoe Center is world-class and offers 37 miles of groomed trails at 7,800 feet
Media Contacts:
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