Kirkwood, California—Over 16 feet of new snow has fallen in March alone, bringingthe season-to-date total up to 600 inches or 50 feet of snow. The resorthas base depths ranging from 174-283 inches, offering a unique winterwonderland landscape for skiers and riders of all abilities. Conditionsremain excellent with 48 inches of new snow in the past 60 hours.

From miles of cornice and the steepest groomed terrain in Lake Tahoe to oneof the best beginner areas in North America (USA TODAY), Kirkwood has thegoods that skiers and riders are seeking. Three terrain parks providefreestyle fun for all levels from the gentle rollers and banked turns inAdventure land (Chair 9), to the low to the snow rails, fun boxes and newhalf-pipe in the DC Playground (Chair 7) to a full blown rail yard and aseries of high flying hits in the DC Stomping Grounds (Chair 5).

The Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Center is 100% open, with 80K of groomeddouble track with skating and snowshoe lanes to the top of the trail system,with the most diverse and picturesque terrain in the High Sierra. Call(209) 258-7248 for more information.

Weekend Expeditions include a Two Day Women’s Camp and a Two Day Steeps Camp(spaces available). Powder Cat Tours will be in operation, offering catskiing on Martin Point/Two Sentinels. Availability is limited, interestedparties are encouraged to make reservations in advance. The RidgelineSnowshoe Tour on Saturday provides an exhilarating ride to the top of theridgeline on the Cornice Express and a photo opportunity filled two hourhike before downloading on the chair. For all Expeditions, call theExpedition HQ at 209.258.7360.

Wake up on the slopes and ski for free. Offer is valid Monday-Wednesdaynights 7 days a week from April 1st to closing day. Two night minimum stayrequired; rates start at $83/person per night based on double occupancy,most accommodations include two lift tickets per day. To make a reservation,please call 800.967.7500.

Visit www.kirkwood.com or call toll-free @ 877KIRKWOOD for more information and for the latest on snow conditions, as wellas resort operations and road conditions.