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.
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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Shirley Meadows, Wofford Heights, California USA
There is a great trail for hiking near Wofford Heights, offering pure fun and cool scenery. The trail is named Shirley Meadows Shebang. It has parts that are easy and some others that are very difficult. It is a downhill, known as one of many fabulous rides, located near Lake Isabella.
It contains a beautiful miniature forest and magnificent view of Lake Isabella. You can hike till the beginning of Shirley Peak. The trail is about 1 mile long and it has intermediate level of difficulty. At one point, you hike through a tunnel of enormous Manzanita trees.
The general area is hot and dry, but this trail seems more cool and refreshing, maybe because it has an invigorating whoosh of a descent. Access to the trail is made by riding it up or by car. Length of the trail is 25.7 mi/41.4 km. Elevation gain is at 4250 ft/1295 m, trail-head elevation is at 2650 ft/807.7 m and top elevation is at 6600 ft/2012 m.