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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.
  • 3.7

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
  • 3.9
  • Expert
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.6
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.4
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.9
  • Overall Value
  • 3.6

88 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (48)
  • 54
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 29
  • 3 Star Reviews (10)
  • 11
  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 4
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Helpful Highlights:

Sunday Jan 15: amazing conditions. Great snow. Perfect groomers.. soft snow off trails. Good powwow in trees of fawn ridge even 3 days after storms. So s...

  • 3.7

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  • Brian Rimel ( 3rd January 2017)

    Had the most amazing time today, the trails and slopes were awesome. The people were very helpful, one in particular was great very helpful his name was Mik...

  • 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...

  • gabewake (17th January 2015)

    I'm really happy that Kirkwood is large and has some nice medium steep terrain with good conditions even in low snow season. That afternoon sun helps on tho...

  • rbericson (19th February 2012)

    Have skied Tahoe many times, but this was our first time at Kirkwood. Will definitely be back! In a low-snow year, Kirkwood had better coverage than the res...

  • Conroy (28th December 2010)

    I usually ski Heavenly or Sierra at Tahoe, but did a 1-day visit to Kirkwood having heard so much about it. After 8 feet of snow the previous couple of day...

  • Graeme (27th December 2010)

    Nothing like getting there early and getting to the backside for an hour of (almost) solitude. The drive from SF Area is relatively easy (if you like 4.30a...

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