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Kirkwood Resort Reviews

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.
  • 3.6

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
  • 3.6
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.6
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.8
  • Overall Value
  • 3.6

89 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (48)
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  • 4 Star Reviews (27)
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  • 3 Star Reviews (10)
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  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 4
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Helpful Highlights:

I have been skiing Tahoe regularly for the past 30 years and have gotten around to most of the resorts in the area. Kirkwood gets the best snow of all the T...

  • 3.6

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  • 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...

  • karenmizell (27th December 2010)

    Kirkwood is the best of the best for Tahoe, and those who have discovered it return year after year. It has a small-mountain, community vibe, but plenty of...

  • Graeme (27th December 2010)

    Nothing like getting there early and getting to the backside for an hour of (almost) solitude. The drive from SF Area is relatively easy (if you like 4.30a...

  • Nick Pope (24th October 2010)

    The first time I went to South Tahoe I was blown away with everything but the crowds. So I asked a local where to get away from all the people. The local ...

  • Tim Zheng (24th March 2010)

    Kirk holds a special place in my heart, as my first-ever run on the West Coast was off one of the resort's famed cornices onto "the Wall." There's not much ...

  • JC (17th March 2010)

    If you love skiing in powder, then this is the place to go after a storm. But you really have to love skiing to be here - it's out of the way, nothing else...

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