Kirkwood's Cousin to the North

by: timzheng - Mar 24, 2010

  • Overall Rating 4
  • Family Friendly 3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain 4
  • Terrain Park 2
  • Nightlife 2

    Pros: vast terrain, relatively empty

    Cons: not as glitzy

    Recommended For: Singles, Family Friendly, Empty Nesters

    Date Visited: Jan 1, 2008

Full review

Although not as off-the-beaten-path as Kirkwood is on the South side, Alpine Meadows nonetheless provides the same "filtered" mountain experience. Wide-open bowls, technical terrain via traverse, chutes, and couloirs are what you'll be rewarded with.