Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Kirkwood

Planning a ski trip to Kirkwood? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Kirkwood stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Kirkwood review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 60
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 1.7

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 50%
  • Beginner
  • 19%
  • Families
  • 31%
  • Intermediate
  • 42%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 45%
  • Advanced
  • 50%

Helpful Highlights:

Great Resort for hardcores. Not for beginners/intermediates - yes, the terrains are OK, but, why would you go that far to ski beginner/intermedites? The r...

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  • 5

    So close and yet so far away

    by ski_hike - 3rd October 2008

    Pros: Varied terrain, Eagle bowl, backside

    Cons: Wish it had more vertical, parking is bad on weekends

    I was a pass holder at Kirkwood, and loved it. When I first moved to Reno years ago I heard people talk about kirkwood and how they had a pass and how far ... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by gonzousn - 27th August 2008

    Pros: Terrain, Terrain, Terrain

    Cons: None

    I grew up in Tahoe, and I've been skiing here for my entire life. This is by far my favorite place in Tahoe, bar none. The terrain is amazing, varied, and n... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 3rd April 2008

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    The last reviewer is right about one thing, you should not waste your time at the Wood. Yes, please go elsewhere so I can have some of the Deepest Snow, Si... Full review

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    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 17th March 2008

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    I'm a season pass holder at Kirkwood--what a mistake! This season has got to be the most disappointing season I've had in any resort. One good snow weekend ... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by powlo - 17th March 2008

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    Skier for 10 years, snowboarder fo the past 4 I love Kirk, but I must be unlucky. 3 weekends ago the wind was blowing at 190 MPH on the wall,(the highest... Full review

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  • 4

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 9th March 2008

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    kirkwood is high in elevation the snow seems tostay good its beenwarm but its not bad... Full review

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