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Old 10-10-2012, 03:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Kirkwood is great for side country and just powder. Never too crowded because it's not close to other resorts, 2 parks, one for beginners one with big jumps. Many many tree runs and bowls. Slow old chairlifts. be sure you have AWD and good AS/ winter tires if 88 is snowed in. More than few times CALTRANS takes a while to open it before opening after it snows.
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Old 10-10-2012, 09:29 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Just found out we are staying at the embassy suites at the base of Heavenly so looks like I'll be boarding there. Sounds like fun, is squaw pretty close by?
Nice nice ya I think thats pretty close to where we stayed, we were at Mont Bleu. Basically like a little Vegas at night so lots of fun if thats what your looking for. And you can prob spend at least 3 days at heavenly without getting bored.

Squaw is not really close, I mean not far but at least compared to the other resorts its farther. Your on the southeast side and Squaw is on the Northwest side, prob about 1 hour 15 mins. Kirkwood is about an hour.

I would check out Sierra too Its like 30 mins away and you can take a shuttle to the mountain


Oh and I forgot, be prepared to pay like 120 for your lift ticket at Heavenly unless you buy in advance

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Old 10-10-2012, 11:15 PM   #13 (permalink)
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We only got 2 days so will probably stay at Heavenly at least will be able to basically ski in and out of the hotel.

$120? is that really the going rate or did you get ripped off big time for your passes? There's no local boardshops or costco where we can get a 2 for 1 or something?
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Lift tickets aren't really $120. Probley closer to $80-90
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:30 PM   #15 (permalink)
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We only got 2 days so will probably stay at Heavenly at least will be able to basically ski in and out of the hotel.

$120? is that really the going rate or did you get ripped off big time for your passes? There's no local boardshops or costco where we can get a 2 for 1 or something?
If its holiday rates its gonna be close to that, I was there presidents day weekend

But im sure you can buy in advance off the website, i couldnt because we werent sure what mountains we were hitting ahead of time
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thanks!
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:58 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Well gstboy is jacking my thread but I think I am going to go to heavenly.
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:13 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Lol sorry for the TJ. At least we figured out where to go and with everyone's input seems like every resort in Tahoe is covered in this one thread.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:00 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Kirkwood. If they have cover, don't pass up a trip to Kirkwood.
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