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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)
  • 11
  • 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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  • Jdfive (18th November 2008)

    I have had a Kirkwood Pass all 6 seasons, and I have at least doubled my money - skiing and riding Kirkwood at LEAST 15 times a season! Kirkwood's lines ar...

  • ski_hike ( 3rd October 2008)

    I was a pass holder at Kirkwood, and loved it. When I first moved to Reno years ago I heard people talk about kirkwood and how they had a pass and how far ...

  • John Gonzalez (27th August 2008)

    I grew up in Tahoe, and I've been skiing here for my entire life. This is by far my favorite place in Tahoe, bar none. The terrain is amazing, varied, and n...

  • anonymous_user ( 3rd April 2008)

    The last reviewer is right about one thing, you should not waste your time at the Wood. Yes, please go elsewhere so I can have some of the Deepest Snow, Si...

  • anonymous_user (17th March 2008)

    I'm a season pass holder at Kirkwood--what a mistake! This season has got to be the most disappointing season I've had in any resort. One good snow weekend ...

  • powlo (17th March 2008)

    Skier for 10 years, snowboarder fo the past 4 I love Kirk, but I must be unlucky. 3 weekends ago the wind was blowing at 190 MPH on the wall,(the highest...

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