Kirkwood Trail Map
The Kirkwood terrain is famous for its expert and advanced areas that encompass a two-mile horseshoe-shaped ridgeline. The Cirque offers steep double blacks, cliffs, chutes, glades and cornices with colossal amounts of natural snowfall.
Rugged and intimate due to its location, skiers and riders will enjoy an average annual snowfall of over 350 inches spread across 2,300 skiable acres with 86 trails. Considered an advanced mountain, Kirkwood’s terrain is rated 12% beginner, 30% intermediate, 38% advanced and 20% expert. The longest trail is 2.5 miles, and trails are served by 15 lifts.
Base elevation is 7,800 feet, and the summit is 9,800 feet with 2,000 feet of vertical drop. The resort is composed of three peaks: Covered Wagon, which provides access to the backcountry and is accessible via Chair 4; Thimble Peak, which is Kirkwood’s tallest peak and provides steep pitches and expert terrain; and The Sisters, which has a stretch of chutes and cliff drops.
Snowmaking is available on a limited number of acres.