Steeps Camps

E:K Discovery Series


This NEW series is designed to take intermediates and expert skiers/riders to the next level.  At this level Expedition: Kirkwood recognizes it takes perseverance, dedication and hard work to get to the next level. 

So, we have created 3 session series combining the unique terrain Kirkwood has to offer with the top coaches to give you a one of a kind series.   Whether you want to hone your skills in the steeps, navigate the signature chutes of Kirkwood, explore off the top of Kirkwood’s cornices & bowls or just ski/ride around with the ladies we have a series for you.

Sign up for an entire series or combine sessions within different series’ to discover the most progression in your skiing/riding you have ever witnessed. All sessions include lunch and use of Go Pro cameras for skier/rider analysis.  Have reservations for your kids in ski school?  We will take care of it.  Just show up at Expedition: Kirkwood for your Discovery Session and register your kids here.  We will then shuttle your kids to Timber Creek on their own private shuttle in time for their kids ski school lesson. 

All sessions inside the series’ are weather/conditions based.  Camps with three people or less will run for four hours.

Time:  10am-4pm

Cost:   Pick your series or combo 3 sessions for $460. 

Discover the Steeps

This terrain specific series will focus on the unique Kirkwood terrain offers along with the exploration and skill development it takes to successfully ski/ride these areas with confidence.  We will discover what it takes to ski the steeps of this mountain from top to bottom.  Groups are arranged based on ability and snow conditions.

Camps start promptly at 10am. Groups range from three to six people.

Dates: 1/9, 1/30, 2/27

COST: $195 Advanced Purchase  


Discovery Series Cancellation Policy

  • Outside of 5 days – no charge
  • Within 5 days – 50% charge
  • Day of/no show – full charge


Explore Cornices & Bowls

Kirkwood Mountain is a geographical phenomenon, with the front side of the mountain made up of three natural bowls and several on the backside too.  These bowls carve out the horseshoe shape that makes Kirkwood, Kirkwood.  In this series we will explore Sentinel Bowl, Wagon Wheel Bowl, Palisades Bowl, Button Bowl, Thunder Saddle and Sunnyside and all they have to offer from the top.  Groups are arranged based on ability and snow conditions.

Camps start promptly at 10am. Groups range from three to six people.

Dates: 1/23, 2/20, 3/19

COST: $195 Advanced Purchase

Navigating Chutes

We have all heard the names…Ski School Chute, The Notch, The Sisters, Venturi, The Fingers, etc.  But have you skied/rode them?  If not, this is the series for you.  We will discover when the appropriate time is to ski/ride in these chutes are and when to make the decision to move on.  Developing skills that are needed to conquer some of the most difficult terrain in Kirkwood will be a main focus.

Camps start promptly at 10am. Groups range from three to six people and are organized based on ability and snow conditions.

Dates: 1/2, 2/6, 3/12, 3/26

COST: $195 Advanced Purchase

Ladies Only 2 Day Camp - March 5th & 6th

The Expedition: Kirkwood Women’s Only Clinics are designed to take women to the next level by improving your skills and pushing your own boundaries. 

The clinic starts off with a simple skill assessment where we will help you set personal goals for your journey, which may include introducing new skills, refining the ones you already have or exploring new terrain. We want to provide you with the inspiration to push your own limits, tackle terrain or conditions that you never thought you could ski and leave with the desire to keep driving and learning.

  • 2 Full days of coaching
  • Private party in the Kirkwood Mountain Sports 
  • Wine and Cheese
  • Special shopping deals
  • 10% off on kids full day ski and ride school
  • Equipment talks on latest gear
  • Discounts on demo equipment
  • Video analysis (weather permitting
  • Special check in at Expedition for your kids 

Cost: $435

Depending on abilities, guides will focus each group on skill development and terrain exploration.  Guests will get plenty of individual coaching as well as lots of practice time to hone in their new skills.  Groups will be split based on skiing/riding ability and conditions.  We will use both male and female guides for the skiing and snowboarding portion of this clinic.

Call 209.258.7360 for more information or to book your two day camp!


Ladies Only 1 Day Camps

This series is for the Ladies ONLY.  This series will include a 2-day session in March.  Open to intermediate thru expert skiers and riders, this series is about escaping, having fun, developing friendships, seeking adventure and doing something just for you. Throughout the weekend, you will tackle a variety of terrain and snow conditions while working on terrain selection and off-piste skiing and riding.

Camps start promptly at 10am. Groups range from three to six people and are organized based on ability.

Dates: 12/26, 1/10, 2/13, 4/2 

COST: $195 Advanced Purchase


Please call E:K at 209.258.7360 to book the Ladies Only 2-Day Camp in March.

Our camps are based on the terrain and conditions of the day. Designed to be short, effective and to the point, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the rest of your day with your new skills. E:K guides will take you to parts of the mountain you may never have explored and help push you beyond your own boundaries. 

Progression Sessions, Ski & Board

Progression Sessions - Ski/Board

These three hour clinics led by our specially trained Progression Session coaches are designed for ripping adult skiers and snowboarders. Progression Sessions focus on the variety of skills needed to handle variable snow conditions and the different terrain at Kirkwood. These sessions are our ultimate group lesson experience for advanced adults. This adventure lets us hook you up with a few new friends who ski/ride at your level, and want to get better faster. If after this awesome session you feel like you want more, talk with your coach about our Discovery Series. Available for adults levels 7-9.

Dates:  Saturday, Sunday & holidays. (Holiday dates include: Dec. 28 - Jan. 1; Jan. 18; Feb. 15)

Time:  10am-1pm

Cost: $85


All Stars

These three hour clinics led by our specially trained All Star coaches are designed for ripping skiers and snowboarders ages 7 - 15. Clinics focus on the variety of skills needed to handle variable snow conditions and different terrain. All Stars clinics provide a glimpse into the JETS program for children that cannot commit to being on the mountain every week. Children must be comfortable riding Chairs 11 and 6.

Dates:  Saturday, Sunday & holidays.  (Holiday dates include: Dec. 21-25; Dec. 28 - Jan. 1; Jan. 18; Feb. 15-19)

Time:  10am-1pm

Cost: $85

Contact Expedition: Kirkwood to book your series or camp today.

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