Whiskey Shots -> Whiskey

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

An advanced top-to-bottom run at Kirkwood Bike Park via Caples Crest, Whiskey Shots, and Whiskey.

Mountain Biking Severe

Distance
2.1 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
252 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
Whiskey Shots -> Whiskey Map

By combining Whiskey Shots and Whiskey with parts of Caples Crest, riders can easily stitch together an advanced-level top-to-bottom run through the Kirkwood Bike Park.

Description

While the run does begin on the doubletrack Caples Crest, it quickly switches to singletrack on the intermediate-rated Whiskey Shots. Finally, the finish on Whiskey is rated as an advanced-level black diamond trail by Kirkwood.

Sources: https://www.kirkwood.com/explore-the-resort/activities-and-events/summer-activities/mountain-biking.aspx

Difficulty

Severe

Widely variable, narrow trail tread with steeper grades and unavoidable obstacles of 15in/38cm tall or less. Obstacles may include unavoidable bridges 24in/61cm wide or less, large rocks, gravel, difficult root sections, and more. Ideal for advanced-level riders.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

July, August, September

Features

  • Shuttle-run
  • Singletrack
  • Road sections
  • Rock Gardens

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