With the deepest snow around and some of North America's most diverse and challenging terrain, Kirkwood offers big mountain riding with small town attitude.
Place Category: Ski Areas
Snow Valley is the oldest continually operating ski resort in Southern California. Located on Highway 18 just 5 miles east of Running Springs, Snow Valley features backcountry skiing and snowboarding terrain on Slide Peak, freestyle terrain parks including The EDGE, Park Avenue Progression Park and Hideout Jib Park, a fantastic Snow Sports Learning Center, trails for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, plus Southern California’s only chairlift serviced Snow Play area.
Mountain Facts Average Snowfall 160 in (406 cm) Top Elevation 7,841 ft (2,390 m) Base Elevation 6,800 ft (2,073 m) Vertical Rise 1,041 ft (317 m) Rideable Acres 240 Lifts 12 lifts – 5 Triple chairs, 6 Double chairs, 1 conveyor Trails 28 Terrain Parks 6 Longest Run 1 mile (1.6 km) Snowmaking Coverage 188 of 240 acres Terrain 14% beginner