Jackson, CA — Officials with the Kirkwood ski resort have announced that they will be opening for the season today.
Skiing and snowboarding will be limited to intermediate terrain only today and tomorrow but operators are expecting to open up top to bottom terrain for the weekend.
Chair five will open today with chairs 1, 6, and 11 expected to be operational by Saturday.
Resort operators say there is a 14 inch base so far, but more snow is expected within the next few days. Kirkwood is the second northern California ski area to open this year.
Boreal began its seasonal operations Sunday.