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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
  • 3.8
  • 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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  • Nick Pope (24th October 2010)

    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 ...

  • Tim Zheng (24th March 2010)

    Kirk holds a special place in my heart, as my first-ever run on the West Coast was off one of the resort's famed cornices onto "the Wall." There's not much ...

  • JC (17th March 2010)

    If you love skiing in powder, then this is the place to go after a storm. But you really have to love skiing to be here - it's out of the way, nothing else...

  • pinkkid_2000 (18th March 2009)

    Went to Kirkwood for Skiboarding Shredfest, had never been there before bu heard great things about it. Unfortunately the weather was really cruddy, but we ...

  • lightning80 (16th March 2009)

    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, ...

  • rmp (12th February 2009)

    This resort would be great if a large ski company with deep pockets bought it and upgraded the lifts and added some new ones to access more terrain. They w...

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