Related Regions: Sierra Nevada, Northern California, California, North America, United States, Lake Tahoe

Kirkwood Resort Reviews

by: Ian Yuh - 6th January 2009

  • 5
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 4Aprés Ski
  • 5Terrain Park
  • Overall Value
Great Powder, Awesome Terrain, short lines
some lower chair lifts

Full review

Kirkwood is surely one of the best ski resort in the world! After a storm, it is packed with deep powder. The lift lines are short and there is no traffic along the way. But the best thing about it is its unsurpassed terrain. You'll find anything like super steep cornices, narrow chutes, cliff jumps, large natural halfpipes, a lot of bumps, and the best tree skiing in Tahoe. Kirkwood has runs that challenges the most advanced experts, yet it is also the best beginner and intermediate resort at Tahoe. In short, this is the resort every skier/boarder should visit, whether you're a newbie or an expert.

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