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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.
  • 3.8

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
  • 3.9
  • Intermediate
  • 3.9
  • Expert
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.7
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Overall Value
  • 3.9

84 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (47)
  • 55
  • 4 Star Reviews (25)
  • 29
  • 3 Star Reviews (8)
  • 9
  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 4
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Helpful Highlights:

Really great hidden gem. Gets lots of snow but none of the Massive crowds. Great place for the whole family. ...

  • 3.8

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  • 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...

  • Tuuktalus (16th February 2010)

    I lived in South Lake Tahoe and worked at Kirkwood for a year. Being somewhat lazy, I only got in 65 days but I was spoiled with endless powder days of epic...

  • ONTHESHITER (10th February 2010)

    KIRKWOOD is a all-around mountain but would favor the intermediate rider to expert. Their location and high base elevation makes them a top resort in snowf...

  • Ben (22nd January 2010)

    Kirkwood is the perfect well rounded resort. It has great steeps, great beginner terrain, great trees, great bowls, and there is always a challenge lurking ...

  • mattp1u (16th January 2010)

    I grew up skiing in the North East: Sugarbush, Killington, Stowe, Loon, Sunday River, etc. I have been skiing in many different places, both in the US and a...

  • KirkwoodPass ( 4th December 2009)

    Been riding Kirkwood for years, it's by far the best mountain in the Tahoe region in my opinion. Always has the best snow, no traffic. Excellent terrain, an...

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