Snow at Kirkwood

 Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Kirkwood, CA—A second storm has brought more snow to Kirkwood Mountain Resort, offering a preview of the season ahead. Anticipated opening date for Kirkwood is the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving, November 18. 

Kirkwood’s snow and terrain is consistently ranked as some of the best in North America, as it gets the most snow in Tahoe. In the 2005-06 ski season, the resort reaped 857” of snow, which was the most snow in North America. 

For a current look at what’s going on with weather at Kirkwood, visitors can check the live web cam at:  

For those looking to prepare best for their first day on the slopes, purchase your season pass by October 16, and it will be mailed prior to resort opening allowing skiers and riders to head right to the mountain rather than to the ticket office. Log onto or call (209) 258-7254 for more information. 

The Kirkwood Job Fair is happening on Saturday, October 21 at the South Lake Tahoe Golf Course and at the resort on Saturday, November 4. 

For the latest information on snow conditions and opening date, please visit or call the toll free snow phone at 877-KIRKWOOD. To plan your winter vacation with a Stay & Ski Free lodging package, please visit or call 800-967-7500.  To be a part of the Kirkwood community and live in the mountains, please visit 209-258-7777 or