When we think about all the 100 or so resorts Ski.com represents, and why each is unique and special, Kirkwood or the “Woods” definitely has its distinctive place. Tons of snow, short lift lines, no frills and Expedition: Kirkwood. If you want some great out-of-bounds type skiing and boarding, this is the place. Don’t expect crowds or lift lines, you won’t find them here. It takes a real man (or woman) to admit that taking an Expedition: Kirkwood guide/tour/lesson is worth doing, no matter how long you’ve been skiing or riding. This is one of those resorts that is in a micro-climate that gets inundated with snow. A warning: driving there requires that you avoid summer-only roads, unless you’re looking to party like the Donners.
Kirkwood is equidistant from Reno and Sacramento -- about two and a half hours. Our Ski.com Mountain Vacation Specialists can put a Kirkwood package deal together for you at this South Lake Tahoe resort. A deal is a deal, and a deal can be found at Kirkwood, just don’t expect to be pampered and do expect to be riding and skiing in powder (well, usually). This is a resort without a lot of frills and creature comforts but with some huge snow dumps and, after all, isn’t that what it’s all about? Yes is our answer here at Ski.com. Call Ski.com for a deal that you will be thrilled with!