Max slope angle
15-30 Degrees
Primary aspect
East facing
Vertical descent
2,000.00 ft (609.60 m)
5.00 mi (8.05 km)
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Kiroro is a popular ski area with great access to the backcountry. The ski area is relatively flat, but the surrounding terrain is steep and consistent. You can leave the resort through gates to the west or access from the parking lots down below. Both require creek crossings that can be difficult to find and dangerous.

The ridgeline to the west holds long lines with great tree skiing. The farther south you go along the ridge, the more varied and steeper the terrain gets. Watch for glide cracks and terrain traps in this area. From the parking lot, find the creek crossing to the west. Hopefully there's a previous track to make the crossing easier to find. After the creek crossing, ascend one of the many shoulders to access the ridgeline. A variety of aspects and tighter trees make this an excellence choice for storm days.

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Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)


Parking Pass


Open Year-round



Easy access. Tree skiing.


Creek crossings.

Pets allowed

Allowed with Restrictions

Trailhead Elevation

1,800.00 ft (548.64 m)

Highest point

3,500.00 ft (1,066.80 m)

Total elevation gain

2,000.00 ft (609.60 m)

Net Elevation Gain

2,000.00 ft (609.60 m)

One-way approach distance

2.00 mi (3.22 km)


Old-growth forest



Typically multi-day


Shuttle required


Terrain type


Snowmobiles allowed




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