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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
  • 4
  • 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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  • anonymous_user (10th February 2007)

    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 (...

  • Bmorabito (11th January 2007)

    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...

  • anonymous_user (20th December 2006)

    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 ...

  • Benji Zimmerman ( 2nd November 2006)

    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...

  • anonymous_user (24th October 2006)

    kirkwood is a great ski area. best snow in the sierra. sometimes hard to get too if the weather is bad but it's worth it once you arrive. our family can't...

  • Janice ( 8th April 2016)

    If you're not an expert, go to heavenly, homewood, northstar or pretty much any other Tahoe mtn. If you are an expert, get here now! Think Silverton, CO o...

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