Kirkwood Will Open for Summer Operations on July 4th

Kirkwood Will Open for Summer Operations on July 4th

-- June 27, 2014
KIRKWOOD, Calif. – June 27, 2014 – Summer adventures at Kirkwood kickoff on July 4 offering guests ample outdoor recreational opportunities including mountain biking, hiking, disc golf and horseback riding. The resort also hosts several popular events throughout July and August such as the Kirkwood Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) BBQ, the 13th Annual Kirkwood Wildflower Festival and the 13th Annual Thin Air Chili Cook Off. 

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The Near Death Experience Offers High Elevation Cycle Training at Kirkwood

The Near Death Experience Offers High Elevation Cycle Training at Kirkwood

-- May 12, 2014
This June, cycling enthusiasts from around the region will have the opportunity to enjoy high alpine cycling and receive professional coaching at the 2014 Near Death Experience (NDE) cycle camp. The cycle camp is based out of Kirkwood Mountain Resort, which has a base elevation 7,800 feet, and is in close proximity to multiple alpine mountain passes. 

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Kirkwood to Host Annual Near Death Experience Bike Camp, June 6-9

Kirkwood to Host Annual Near Death Experience Bike Camp, June 6-9

-- May 08, 2013
Riding 129 miles and climbing 15,000-plus feet all in one day demands a rigorous training schedule and Kirkwood’s annual “Near Death Experience” bike camp can give riders the inside edge they need to complete such a challenging task. The annual Near Death Experience will take place at Kirkwood Mountain Resort from June 6-9, 2013. Entering its 15th year, the Near Death Experience is the premier training camp for riders preparing for the Death Ride, the grueling 129-mile bike tour of the California Alps on July 13, 2013. Kirkwood’s Near Death Experience Bike Camp is designed to take riders to the next level, providing them with the knowledge and hands-on training necessary to prepare them for an improved cycling and event experience.
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Kirkwood Launches New Hike-to EpicMix Reader

Kirkwood Launches New Hike-to EpicMix Reader

-- January 30, 2013

Kirkwood Mountain Resort has installed the company’s first solar-powered radio frequency (RF) reader to enhance the guest’s experience with EpicMix, Vail Resorts’ proprietary online and mobile application that rewards users for challenges completed, lifts ridden, and days and vertical feet skied. The reader takes advantage of Kirkwood’s legendary hike-to, inbounds terrain, and is located in the Covered Wagon area of the resort, along the southeastern-most boundary on the backside.


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Kirkwood to Host First Stop of Rahlves' Banzai Tour

-- January 28, 2013
On Feb. 1-3, 2013, big mountain freeride action meets ski and boarder-cross strategy in a mad-dash race for cash, as Kirkwood Mountain Resort hosts the first stop on the Rahlves’ Banzai Tour, presented by Bank of the West. Taking place at four Lake Tahoe, CA resorts, it’s head–to-head action, four at a time, top to bottom, down a wide open course over natural terrain and snow conditions. This is the ultimate test of ski and riding skills.
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Kirkwood Launches Backcountry Programs

Kirkwood Launches Backcountry Programs

-- January 28, 2013
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.
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