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.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 60
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 1.7

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 50%
  • Beginner
  • 19%
  • Families
  • 31%
  • Intermediate
  • 42%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 45%
  • Advanced
  • 50%

Helpful Highlights:

Great Resort for hardcores. Not for beginners/intermediates - yes, the terrains are OK, but, why would you go that far to ski beginner/intermedites? The r...

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 10th February 2007

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    Three years ago I wanted to go to any other park rather than Kirkwood. Reasons? More entertainment, larger area and more famous name. Thanks to my husband (... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by surferbenjiz - 2nd November 2006

    Pros: Big drops, short lines, and wide open spaces

    Cons: Not very close to Tahoe for nightlife

    Kirkwood = BIG STEEPS. BIG CLIFFS. BIG RUNS. Best snow in Tahoe. Best place to ride in Tahoe. My experience at Kirkwood was spectacular (it helps that I met... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by Bmorabito - 11th January 2007

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    Yeah this resort is the best that aI have ever been to and I have been to a lot of them. There is for most of the times no lines and they have great student... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by jst2slk - 8th February 2008

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    I was at Kirkwood this past week and this place has the best snow conditions in Cali bar none. Great runs, great people. The back side allows the avid boa... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by kbone77 - 20th February 2008

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    Been to Kirkwood a few times and enjoyed it every time. This is top 2 mountains I've riden and I've been all over. Lift lines are usually short and theres a... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by powlo - 17th March 2008

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    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... Full review

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