User-Generated Reviews for Kirkwood

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Kirkwood to better plan your ski trip. Kirkwood reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

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

    Heavenly is Heaven!

    by - 18th March 2009

    Pros: Awsome, lots of runs, views are supur, gondola is cool.

    Cons: Too much traversing skating!

    Never thought I'd actually ski here at Heavenly...usualy hit the other Tahoe resorts instead. But went to the Skiboarding Shredfest and we all went to Heave... Full review

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  • 4

    Kirkwood is Good!

    by - 18th March 2009

    Pros: Great area, away from crowds & town, good lifts and runs.

    Cons: Parking and Timber area are out of te way, but there is a free shuttle!

    Went to Kirkwood for Skiboarding Shredfest, had never been there before bu heard great things about it. Unfortunately the weather was really cruddy, but we ... Full review

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  • 5

    STEEP AND DEEP

    by gkphi5 - 17th March 2009

    Pros: FANTASTIC VARIETY OF BOWLS AND CHUTES

    Cons: SLOW LIFTS

    I visited Kirkwood in Feb 2009 for the first time and kept going back. I travelled to Lake Tahoe with my wife, father in law ( 71) . If you love getting int... Full review

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  • 5

    Super conditions at Kirkwood

    by shawn1 - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Shredding this month. Great events

    Cons: It is a short drive from the valley

    Kirkwood is outstanding right now. The conditions are the best have ever seen there. Great events coming in the next two weeks there. Shawn... Full review

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  • 4

    Powder, powder, powder!

    by lightning80 - 16th March 2009

    Pros: A lot of powder, a lot of snow

    Cons: Parking is far from lift

    I went on the last day of a what felt like a week-long snow storm in the Sierras. It was supposed to clear up, but it didn't and snowed the whole day. But, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Beautiful Kirkwood; Rare Earth Indeed

    by nessasnobunny - 15th March 2009

    Pros: Beautiful, Deep snow, tree riding, challenging cliffs and chutes

    Cons: Distance

    So my only con, is also a pro because it means more of the tourists are going to get trapped "before" they make it to Kirkwood. Unless, of course, they've ... Full review

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