Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Kirkwood

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 58.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • 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 - 24th February 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Well, I personally enjoy the ritzy atmosphere here at Kirkwood. They extremely well priced services with a touch of home mixed in here and there. The staf... Full review

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  • 5

    Best, Most Deepest Powder, PERIOD!

    by Jdfive - 18th November 2008

    Pros: Best Powder, Awesome Terrain, Short Lines, Affordable Skiing/Riding

    Cons: *Thinking Hard* ... Nope, can't think of one!

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    So close and yet so far away

    by ski_hike - 3rd October 2008

    Pros: Varied terrain, Eagle bowl, backside

    Cons: Wish it had more vertical, parking is bad on weekends

    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 ... Full review

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  • 5

    kirkwood

    by - 18th March 2014

    Pros: more great skiing than any tahoe resort

    Cons: never found any

    I've skied Kirkwood with my family since 1999.Never have we regretted the ride from Lake Tahoe to there.If the snow is not that good at Heavenly,and we have... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Tahoe Resort

    by skiskydive - 12th February 2009

    Pros: The Terrain and the Snow

    Cons: not as easy to get to as other resorts

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 20th December 2006

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    If you want apres-ski go somewhere else. Kirkwood is about the skiing and riding. Who cares about apres-ski anyways? Hopefully it stays that way for a long ... Full review

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