Kirkwood Summer Events

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Summer Programs

1 Day Fly Fishing Clinics

June 28, July 19, and July 26 (women only)

Clinics will be held from 9am to 4pm for novice to intermediate anglers. Learn skills and techniques on casting, knots, reading the water, stream etiquette and more. Includes all necessary equipment.

All participants must have a valid CA Fishing license and supply their own lunch. Fishing licenses, food and supplies are available at the Kirkwood General Store. $125 per person

2 Day Fly Fishing Clinics

August 2 and 3

Day 1 – held from 9am to 3pm Saturday learning skills and techniques on casting, knots, reading the water, stream etiquette, and more.

Day 2 – held from 9am to 2pm Sunday learning dry fly and sub surface fishing techniques, dead free drifting, approach, as well as catch and release. Clinic includes all necessary equipment. All participants must have a valid CA Fishing license and supply their own lunch. $225 per person.

Mountain Bike Clinics

July 5, July 27 (women only), August 2 and August 30

Join our knowledgeable guides to improve your riding skills. We'll cover various techniques that will allow you to ride all types of terrain confidently. This is a great way to prepare for our Mountain Bike Race Series. Clinics will be held 9am to 1pm and includes lift ticket. $50 per person.

Climbing Clinics

July 6 Introduction to Climbing

During this introductory clinic we will cover the basics in equipment, knot tying, top roping, & climbing techniques before heading to the rock. From here we'll continue top roping basics and rappelling.

Clinics will be held from 12:00-4:00. $50 per person.

August 23 Climbing for Intermediates

This clinic begins with a few climbing routes using a top rope before discovering the exciting world of lead climbing. After you feel confident lead climbing on the wall, we'll head to the real rock for more lead climbing and rappelling. Clinics will be held Noon to 4pm. $50 per person.

Call Kirkwood Summer HQ Today at 209-258-7360 for more information and reservations or visit

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE CLINICS OR PROGRAMS CONTACT

Kirkwood Summer HQ

209.258.7360

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

Kids Programs

Kirkwood JAM Day Camps

July 19, August 16 and 23, September 6

Join us on these four Saturdays from 10am-2pm for these themed day camps which will include a hike, outside activity, craft project and games at the pool! Bring your lunch and swimsuit then leave the rest up to us! Advance reservations are a must and each camp requires a minimum of six kids.

Overnight JAM Camp

July 26 and 27

This fun-filled camp is for kids ages 7 – 12 and involves camping out at the bottom of Chair 4 in the footprint of the historic Mormon Emigrant Trail. Camp runs from noon Saturday to noon Sunday where kids enjoy a good old fashioned campfire evening, complete with supper, s'mores and stories before retiring for some shut eye under the stars. The following day includes a hike, games, swimming at the pool and practicing skills learned the day before. The camp tends to fill up quickly so early registration is a must.

Contact Kirkwood Summer HQ at 209.258.7360 or

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

to register for Kids Jam Camps

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ACTIVITIES

Mountain Biking & Mountain Bike Park

Chairs 1 and 2 will operate on weekends from July 4th through Sept 7th (trail conditions permitting). Choose from a network of roads and single track that lead you through spectacular terrain. Challenge yourself on our Bike Park features including a teeter-totter, creek crossings, log rides and more.

Mountain bike rentals available, advance reservations highly recommended

All Day Rentals $55, choose from Kona Coiler 6 or Stinky 7 models, Half Day Rentals $40 (starts at 12:30)

Hiking and Scenic Chair Rides

Enjoy a variety of world class hiking trails and breath-taking views. Stop by our Summer Expedition: Kirkwood Headquarters located in the Red Cliffs Day Lodge for hiking guides, trail recommendations or to stock up on essentials. Single Ride Chairlift tickets: $10 ages 5 & up; Under 5 Free

Summer Chairlift Schedule:

Chairs 1 and 2: Weekends Only July 4 to September 7

9am to 4pm Saturdays, 9am to 3pm Sundays.

Chair 6 (scenic rides and hiking only; no bikes) Scheduled to operate July 6, Aug 2 & Aug 30.

Day Lift Tickets:

  • Adult (19+): $32, Half Day: $22
  • Junior (13-18): $17
  • Child (6-12): $15, Half Day: $12
  • Toddler 5 and under Free

Season Passes:

Adult: $109, Junior: $69, Child: $49

Children 3 and under free

Disc Golf

The original Discwood course behind Timber Creek is back by popular demand! And it's FREE! Come test your skills on our world class High Sierra disc golf course. Stop by Summer HQ in the Red Cliffs Day Lodge to pick up a score card or purchase a disc.

Ropes Course and Climbing Wall

Open weekends from July 5 through Labor Day Weekend August 31. Kirkwood's ropes course and climbing wall have both high and low course elements along with a zip line and can accommodate any age, group size, or ability level.

Saturday: 10:30am to 4pm,

Sunday: 10:30am to 3pm

Climbing Wall: $20 Ropes Course: $20

Zip Line: $15 1st ride $5 additional rides

The Ropes Course is available for groups anytime. Call Kirkwood Summer HQ at 209-258-7360 to make a reservation or for more information.

Horseback Riding

The folks at the Kirkwood Corral will lead you on a scenic and adventurous ride to view wildflowers and other beauties of Mother Nature in lush meadows and densely wooded forests.

Ages 7 and up. Maximum Rider Weight is 220 pounds.

One 2 hour ride is $46 per horse

Two 2 hour ride is $85 per horse

Open Mid-June to Labor Day 7 days a week, 9am – 3pm and in Fall by appointment. Call for reservations. 209-258-4600

KIRKWOOD EVENT SERIES

Kirkwood Summer HQ is proud to host two new event series this summer. The resort will offer a cross country and downhill mountain bike series to showcase the spectacular biking venue of Kirkwood Valley. In addition to friendly competition, participants will enjoy BBQs, refreshments, music, prizes and awards.

Cross Country Mountain Bike Series 

July 12, August 16, and September 6

$10 per event or $25 for all three

7:30-8:30 Registration

9:00-12:00 Cross Country Race

11:30-2:00 Village BBQ, Music, refreshments

3:00-4:00 Downhill Race

4:00-4:30 Awards

Downhill Mountain Bike Series

July 20 and August 31

$35 per event or $60 for both.

12:00-1:00 Registration

1:00-2:30 Practice runs

2:30-3:00 Race Meeting

The Kirkwood Klimb Mountain Trail Run

July 19

5k and 10k; Presented by Sierra-Cascade Adventure Racing Sports. More information about registration and the event can be found at

scarsports.com

or by calling 916-580-8780. Race Director: Trey Hudgins.

NORCAL Adventure Racing Series - Sierra Extreme

August 23 - 24

Run, trek, mountain bike, navigate, and paddle in this multi-day, team endurance competition. Hosted by Kirkwood. For more information visit

norcal-ar.com

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ANNUAL KIRKWOOD EVENTS

Near Death Experience

June 5-8

Join Kirkwood for our 9th annual Near Death Experience Camp focusing on preparation for the 2008 Tour of the California Alps (Markleeville Death Ride). Camp includes guaranteed entry to the Death Ride, professional

coaching, event jersey, Altitude Climbing Endurance Training Manual, all meals, camp photos, SAG support and

more. Reservations available with Kirkwood Group Sales, Call 209-258-7359.

Kids Bike Parade & Ice Cream Social

July 4

Parade from 1pm – 2pm. Kids bring their bikes to the playground to decorate with streamers, balloons, sparkles and more then ride the obstacle course to the General Store for an ice cream cone - mom and dad's treat!

Volunteer Fire Department's

BBQ & Kids Carnival

July 5

Join us in the Village Plaza for great food, beer & wine tasting. Kidderline;">KIRKWOOD EVENT SERIES

Kirkwood Summer HQ is proud to host two new event series this summer. The resort will offer a cross country and downhill mountain bike series to showcase the spectacular biking venue of Kirkwood Valley. In addition to friendly competition, participants will enjoy BBQs, refreshments, music, prizes and awards.

Cross Country Mountain Bike Series 

July 12, August 16, and September 6

$10 per event or $25 for all three

7:30-8:30 Registration

9:00-12:00 Cross Country Race

11:30-2:00 Village BBQ, Music, refreshments

3:00-4:00 Downhill Race

4:00-4:30 Awards

Downhill Mountain Bike Series

July 20 and August 31

$35 per event or $60 for both.

12:00-1:00 Registration

1:00-2:30 Practice runs

2:30-3:00 Race Meeting

The Kirkwood Klimb Mountain Trail Run

July 19

5k and 10k; Presented by Sierra-Cascade Adventure Racing Sports. More information about registration and the event can be found at

scarsports.com

or by calling 916-580-8780. Race Director: Trey Hudgins.

NORCAL Adventure Racing Series - Sierra Extreme

August 23 - 24

Run, trek, mountain bike, navigate, and paddle in this multi-day, team endurance competition. Hosted by Kirkwood. For more information visit

norcal-ar.com

[pagebreak]

ANNUAL KIRKWOOD EVENTS

Near Death Experience

June 5-8

Join Kirkwood for our 9th annual Near Death Experience Camp focusing on preparation for the 2008 Tour of the California Alps (Markleeville Death Ride). Camp includes guaranteed entry to the Death Ride, professional

coaching, event jersey, Altitude Climbing Endurance Training Manual, all meals, camp photos, SAG support and

more. Reservations available with Kirkwood Group Sales, Call 209-258-7359.

Kids Bike Parade & Ice Cream Social

July 4

Parade from 1pm – 2pm. Kids bring their bikes to the playground to decorate with streamers, balloons, sparkles and more then ride the obstacle course to the General Store for an ice cream cone - mom and dad's treat!

Volunteer Fire Department's

BBQ & Kids Carnival

July 5

Join us in the Village Plaza for great food, beer & wine tasting. Kid's activities include bounce house, magic tricks, balloon sculptures and face painting. Adult entry fee includes commemorative wine or beer glass. Sorry no pets. Entry fees: Adult $35, 18 and under $12

Kirkwood Environmental Day

July 6

Join us for our annual mountain clean up and Environmental Day. We encourage everybody to participate in the mountain clean up starting at 10am at the General Store where volunteers receive trash bags and gloves. After the two hour mountain clean up, volunteers are treated to a free BBQ with refreshments, music and more. Kirkwood and its sponsors will present the second annual Environmental Expo on the village plaza featuring the latest sustainability programs with prizes and giveaways for the kids! Contact

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

or call 209.258.7386.

Kirkwood Wildflower Festival

August 2

Kirkwood partners with The Amador Vintners to benefit the Sugar Pine Foundation by hosting live music, wine tasting & local artisans, 12-5pm on Village Plaza. All are welcome to enjoy music and shop the art booths for free. Wine tasting tickets include commemorative glass and many tastes of award winning wines of Amador County. Our savory BBQ will be available all day for additional cost. Laird Blackwell will be available for a book signing Friday evening at 7pm in the KCA Club and will lead Guided Wildflower Hikes on Saturday and Sunday at 9am and 12pm. Advanced reservations suggested - 209.258.7360. New artists welcome, book your booth with

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

or call 209.258.7386.

5K/10K Race and Kids Fun Run

August 30

Start at 9am sponsored by Tahoe Mountain Milers and Sagebrush Stompers Running Clubs. Register at

tahoemtnmilers.org

or Saturday morning before 8:30am at the VIP lot.

Thin Air Chili Cook Off

August 30

"Thin Air Chili Cook-Off," starts at noon with live music, beer & wine tasting. Chili tasting begins at 1pm with ballots due by 3pm and prizes awarded at 4pm. First Prize is a $300 Kirkwood Gift Card. To register, contact

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

or call 209.258.7386.

Annual Kirkwood Ski Swap

August 30

9am to noon. Bring out your old gear to sell or buy some new gear for your quiver. Kirkwood Mountain Sports will be open as well, with great pre-season savings. To reserve a table call 209.258.7386.

Kid's activities include bounce house, magic tricks, balloon sculptures and face painting. Adult entry fee includes commemorative wine or beer glass. Sorry no pets. Entry fees: Adult $35, 18 and under $12

Kirkwood Environmental Day

July 6

Join us for our annual mountain clean up and Environmental Day. We encourage everybody to participate in the mountain clean up starting at 10am at the General Store where volunteers receive trash bags and gloves. After the two hour mountain clean up, volunteers are treated to a free BBQ with refreshments, music and more. Kirkwood and its sponsors will present the second annual Environmental Expo on the village plaza featuring the latest sustainability programs with prizes and giveaways for the kids! Contact

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

or call 209.258.7386.

Kirkwood Wildflower Festival

August 2

Kirkwood partners with The Amador Vintners to benefit the Sugar Pine Foundation by hosting live music, wine tasting & local artisans, 12-5pm on Village Plaza. All are welcome to enjoy music and shop the art booths for free. Wine tasting tickets include commemorative glass and many tastes of award winning wines of Amador County. Our savory BBQ will be available all day for additional cost. Laird Blackwell will be available for a book signing Friday evening at 7pm in the KCA Club and will lead Guided Wildflower Hikes on Saturday and Sunday at 9am and 12pm. Advanced reservations suggested - 209.258.7360. New artists welcome, book your booth with

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

or call 209.258.7386.

5K/10K Race and Kids Fun Run

August 30

Start at 9am sponsored by Tahoe Mountain Milers and Sagebrush Stompers Running Clubs. Register at

tahoemtnmilers.org

or Saturday morning before 8:30am at the VIP lot.

Thin Air Chili Cook Off

August 30

"Thin Air Chili Cook-Off," starts at noon with live music, beer & wine tasting. Chili tasting begins at 1pm with ballots due by 3pm and prizes awarded at 4pm. First Prize is a $300 Kirkwood Gift Card. To register, contact

abroadhurst@kirkwood.com

or call 209.258.7386.

Annual Kirkwood Ski Swap

August 30

9am to noon. Bring out your old gear to sell or buy some new gear for your quiver. Kirkwood Mountain Sports will be open as well, with great pre-season savings. To reserve a table call 209.258.7386.

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