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.
  • 3.7

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.6
  • Intermediate
  • 3.8
  • Expert
  • 3.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.5
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.7
  • Overall Value
  • 3.8

Helpful Highlights:

If you're not an expert, go to heavenly, homewood, northstar or pretty much any other Tahoe mtn. If you are an expert, get here now! Think Silverton, CO o...

  • 3.7

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  • j (23rd March 2014)

    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...

  • landfarist (18th March 2014)

    I've skied Kirkwood with my family since 1999.Never have we regretted the ride from Lake Tahoe to there.If the snow is not that good at Heavenly,and we have...

  • Jeff Avruch (16th March 2013)

    A skiers mountain. No fancy precociousness. Come here to hit it hard. When the snow falls it's steep and deep. This mountain rivals some of the more famous ...

  • rbericson (19th February 2012)

    Have skied Tahoe many times, but this was our first time at Kirkwood. Will definitely be back! In a low-snow year, Kirkwood had better coverage than the res...

  • mrgoalkey (25th March 2011)

    My home town ski resort. Little to no nightlife. Its all about those who want to ski and board. Lots of mapping needed if new because of flat spots and trav...

  • Conroy (28th December 2010)

    I usually ski Heavenly or Sierra at Tahoe, but did a 1-day visit to Kirkwood having heard so much about it. After 8 feet of snow the previous couple of day...

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