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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  • skilover2009 (15th March 2009)

    kids program's quality gets low when there are more kids in a group. My kid was crying about 20 mins before I went to the room to check her out. Then I ask ...

  • bccunn (22nd February 2009)

    Kirkwood has excellent terrain and excellent coverage. Unfortnately, they've failed to get on the power grid and thus the lifts fail frequently. Also, Pro P...

  • rmp (12th February 2009)

    This resort would be great if a large ski company with deep pockets bought it and upgraded the lifts and added some new ones to access more terrain. They w...

  • skiskydive (12th February 2009)

    Best snow, and some of the best skiing. Since the resort is higher elevation, it gets better snow. Also, since less people go here, there is less of a cro...

  • vedhed ( 4th February 2009)

    I hit Kirwood with friends after/during some serious dump in mid January. Kirk is definitely my favorite Tahoe Area mountain. Great terrain and advanced r...

  • Anon09 (27th January 2009)

    I visit Kirkwood more than any othe resort. I love it here overall. My only complaints have to do with the lifts. They're slow, and many of them have to b...

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