Lake Tahoe Skiing: Kirkwood
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    At 7,800 feet, Kirkwood annually receives more snowfall than any of the other Lake Tahoe resorts. With an average snowfall of more than 600 inches, skiers and riders can expect to find ample powder skiing and riding for their enjoyment. In 2009, Ski Magazine ranked this Sierra Crest resort as one of the nation’s top 10.

    Facts

    Top elevation: 9,800 feet
    Vertical rise: 2,000 feet
    Skiable acres: 2,300
    Trails: 65
    Average snowfall: 600 inches
    Longest run: 2.5 miles
    Snowmaking: Top-to-bottom on four runs
    Base elevation: 7,800 feet


    Lifts

    Kirkwood has 1 high-speed quads, 1 fixed quad 6 triple chairs, 1 double chair, 3 surface lifts 2 Magic Carpets.


    Amenities

    Four terrain parks, learn-to-ski/ride center, two rental shops, on-mountain restaurants, child care: ages 2-6.


    Difficulty

    Beginning trails: 15%
    Intermediate trails: 50%
    Advanced trails: 20%
    Carpet trails: 15%


    Hours

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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