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Thank you for another great day!

May 4, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Partly Cloudy

Current Temp




Today's Forecast

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a southwest wind between 18 and 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 23 mph becoming west 6 to 9 mph. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a east wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a east northeast wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Sunday: Sunny and breezy, with a high near 55. Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 30.

Snow Stats

Base Summit
Last 24 Hours 0" 0" Last 7 Days 0"
Last 48 Hours 0" 0" Seasonal Total Range 281-294"
Storm Total 0" 0" Base Depth 75-95"

The data for this real-time snow and weather report is obtained directly from the snow weather plots at Kirkwood Mountain Resort and the surrounding areas. Snow totals and snow accumulation are consistently 15 to 20% more than reported as a result of wind, micro squalls and snow loading. Weather patterns at Kirkwood Mountain Resort are exceedingly difficult to predict – when venturing into the mountain, be prepared for rapid, dramatic weather changes.

Surface Conditions

We are open this weekend - Fri, Sat & Sunday, May 4th - 6th! We will be opening Chairs 6,10,& 11 open from 9a - 4pm. These Chairs only access Intermediate to Advanced terrain. Great weather, sunshine & amazing spring conditions! Coop

Road Conditions: Open

Hwy. 88 via Tahoe: Open & Clear, but slick over the passes, take it slow & easy.
Hwy. 88 via Jackson: Open & Clear, but slick over the passes, take it slow & easy.

Lift Operations

Lift Status Groomed Runs
#1 SnowKirk Scheduled
#2 Caples Crest Closed
#3 Iron Horse Closed
#4 Sunrise Closed
#5 Solitude Closed Lower Zachary
#6 Cornice Express Scheduled Zachary
#7 TC Express Closed
#9 Bunny Closed
#10 Wagon Wheel
"The Wall"
#11 The Reut Scheduled Buckboard
#14 Vista Closed
#15 Covered Wagon Closed

Lifts open from 9am-4pm.

* Lifts 12 & 13 are our Magic Carpets at Timber Creek. These are for exclusive use by the Tahoe Learning Center during lessons and not open to the public.

* Lift operation is dependent on weather conditions and snow safety and therefore subject to change at any time.

High Angle Grooming

Open Bowls


Expedition: Kirkwood

Expedition: Kirkwood is now closed for the season, see you in 12/13!

Parks & Pipes

Outlaw (Chair 5) Open
Bandit (Chair 7) Closed

Kid's Adventure Zone is closed for the season, check out Zip Tahoe for other family fun!

Timber Creek Learning Center Closed

Timber Creek is now Closed for the 2011/2012 season! We thank you all for a great season!

Mountain Village Open

We are open! Fri, Sat & Sunday May 4th, 5th & 6th!

Kirkwood Cross Country & Snowshoe Center Closed

The Cross Country Center is now closed for the season, thanks and we'll see you in 12/13!

Special Events & Remarks

Kirkwood Seasons passes are on sale now @! Stay Tuned to for updates or follow us on Facebook.