Waterfall Ridge

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

Steep exposed ridge with rocky features

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
151 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
75 m
Low Point
2.6 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
34˚
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Description

Steep exposed ridge with rocky features that runs just skier's left of Dick's Drop. On bigger snow years, you can make your way around the exposed cliff and jump into a quick straightline.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, November, December

Features

  • Cliffs

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