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Location: 90 miles east of Sacramento, 20 miles south of Lake Tahoe
Vertical: 2,000 feet (peak, 9,800)
Snow-making: Four runs
Deal: Midweek ski-stay packages (Sundays through Wednesdays) start at $99 per person for two adults; American Express card holders get 20% off lift tickets and lodging with minimum four-night stay.
Contact: (209) 258-6000, www.kirkwood.com