Kirkwood Mountain Resort is a year round resort in Kirkwood, south of Lake Tahoe, in El Dorado County, California, USA. Kirkwood is at 33 mi/53 km south of South Lake Tahoe, on State Route 88 and it is surrounded by El Dorado National Forest.
- HOW TO GO
Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Shadow of the Mi-Wok, Sonora, California USA
Hiking trails are spread everywhere across the mountains. There is something for everyone in the Sonora Pass region, as there are all kind of trails, easy, intermediate and high elevation and also long day adventures. One of the best trails to hike is Shadow of the Mi-Wok.
It is a 0.5 mi/0.8 km, easy trail with elevation gain of 50 ft/15.2 m. The trail starts across the road from the Summit Ranger Station at the Pinecrest Y. Park in the Ranger parking lot. Pick up a flyer from the station and then cross the road to find the beginning spot of the trail.
While wandering on that trail, you can discover and admire examples of the Mi-Wok Indian life, such as tepee-like structures built of cedar bark, grinding stones and bark shelters. The trail is not maintained during winter.
How to Get to Destination
Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.
If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.