Wednesday’s ski and board report for Kirkwood, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Heavenly |

Wednesday’s ski and board report for Kirkwood, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Heavenly


Boulder Lodge is set to open today, according to Heavenly’s Web site. The groomer’s pick of the day is Ridge Run. Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.

Lifts: 19 lifts open, 33 trails groomed, 4 terrain parks open.

Forecast: Sunny with a high in the high 30s or low 40s.

New snow: None.

Snowmaking: Upper Comet, Ridge Run, Mombo, Cat Track

Base depth (on trails w/ snowmaking): 25-36 inches.

Terrain Parks: Powderbowl, Groove

Adventure Peak: Sledding, snow bikes

Surface conditions: Packed powder, machine-made snow, machine-groomed snow.

Tickets/Passes: or 1-800-HEAVENLY.


Kirkwood’s 35th anniversary celebration weekend will be Saturday, Jan. 5 and Sunday, Jan. 6. Subaru Master the Mountain, Marmot 6 Summit Peak Pursuit and an Editor’s Cut of the Tahoe Adventure Film Festival all part of this weekend’s lineup. More details to come at

Lifts: 10 lifts open, 65 trails open, 28 trails groomed, 2 terrain parks open.

Forecast: Partly cloudy with a high in the 40s.

High Angle Grooming: Monte Wolfe, Zachary, Sentinel Bowl

New snow: None.

Park and Pipe: Stomping Grounds, The Playground.

Kirkwood Cross Country and Snowshoe Center: 60 kilometers of groomed trail for skiing, ski skating and snowshoeing. Upper trail system (Schneider camp) is open. 

Expedition Kirkwood: Sign up for the Burton LTR Powder clinic this Friday. Also, Women’s 1 Day Ski Clinic and All Mountain Snowboarding Clinic on Saturday. Call (209)258-7360 for details.

Base depth: 41-48 inches.

Surface conditions: Machine groomed.

Tickets/Passes: or (209) 258-7254.


Lifts: 8 lifts open, 37 trails open.

Forecast: Sunny, highs in upper-30s, mid-40s.

Events: Learn to Ride and Ski Week Jan. 6-11. For $25, beginners, ages 13 and over can reserve the Learn to Ride/Ski Package, which includes limited-access lift ticket, equipment rental & a 2.5 hour lesson. The package is available online only.

New snow: None.

Base depth: 23-39 inches.

Surface conditions: Machine groomed.

Tickets/Passes: or (530) 659-7453.

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