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: 3.8

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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  • 4

    One of my favorites

    by Anon09 - 27th January 2009

    Pros: Not too crowded, great runs

    Cons: lifts

    I visit Kirkwood more than any othe resort. I love it here overall. My only complaints have to do with the lifts. They're slow, and many of them have to b... Full review

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  • 4

    Powder, powder, powder!

    by lightning80 - 16th March 2009

    Pros: A lot of powder, a lot of snow

    Cons: Parking is far from lift

    I went on the last day of a what felt like a week-long snow storm in the Sierras. It was supposed to clear up, but it didn't and snowed the whole day. But, ... Full review

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  • 4

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 9th March 2008

    Pros:

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    kirkwood is high in elevation the snow seems tostay good its beenwarm but its not bad... Full review

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  • 4

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 10th January 2007

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    First let me tell you kirkwood is by far my favorite resort in the tahoe area. One of the best things about it is that the quality goes well beyond the amaz... Full review

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  • 4

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 29th November 2007

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    The lake tahoe area is the best overall skiing in the usa! So much to do and see, the snow has not arived yet, but it will and the party will begin!!!~... Full review

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  • 4

    The Wood

    by Mountainbilly - 24th October 2010

    Pros: Big Snow, little crowds.

    Cons: Hour drive to Gamble

    The first time I went to South Tahoe I was blown away with everything but the crowds. So I asked a local where to get away from all the people. The local ... Full review

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