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. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.
  • 3.8
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.9
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • Aprés Ski
  • 1.8
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Overall Value

Helpful Highlights:

I ride Kirkwood every other weekend during the season and it's just amazing. Fresh powder, killer staff, gnarly runs and everything you could want in a moun...

  • 3.8

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  • 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...

  • herbsmen (28th November 2009)

    Kirkwood is a great mountain when it snows they get tons of snow. If you make a trip to Tahoe you must go to Kirkwood. Never hit the park everytime i've gon...

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