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: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 58.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • 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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  • 4

    Kirkwood Review

    by FroDog - 5th November 2006

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    Far from the maddening crowd, Kirkwood's mountain layout still appeals to the soul of skiers. Hip, singular and with the self-contained feel of a remote mou... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by surferbenjiz - 2nd November 2006

    Pros: Big drops, short lines, and wide open spaces

    Cons: Not very close to Tahoe for nightlife

    Kirkwood = BIG STEEPS. BIG CLIFFS. BIG RUNS. Best snow in Tahoe. Best place to ride in Tahoe. My experience at Kirkwood was spectacular (it helps that I met... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 24th October 2006

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    kirkwood is a great ski area. best snow in the sierra. sometimes hard to get too if the weather is bad but it's worth it once you arrive. our family can't... Full review

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