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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  • 3

    Kirkwood: not there yet

    by bccunn - 22nd February 2009

    Pros: Great coverage, lines on weekends when snowing

    Cons: Off the grid, so no reliable power and slow chairs

    Kirkwood has excellent terrain and excellent coverage. Unfortnately, they've failed to get on the power grid and thus the lifts fail frequently. Also, Pro P... Full review

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  • 3

    Kirkwood Review

    by tsfoust - 30th January 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Although, they haven't had snow since the beginning of January they had several great groomers and a nice intermediate terrain park. They probably have som... Full review

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  • 3

    kids group lesson get low quality when there are more kids

    by skilover2009 - 15th March 2009

    Pros: not too early group lesson schedule

    Cons: many kids in group lesson

    kids program's quality gets low when there are more kids in a group. My kid was crying about 20 mins before I went to the room to check her out. Then I ask ... Full review

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  • 3

    Nice mountain , poorly run resort

    by woodpecker - 15th December 2008

    Pros: great bowls , canyons and drops

    Cons: too many 1970s chairs for a modern

    On the outside Kirkwood looks to be a large stand alone destination resort with condos restaurants etc. It does have great snow and terrain as other commen... Full review

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  • 3

    Kirkwood

    by j - 23rd March 2014

    Pros: Great snow and Terrain

    Cons: Hazardous Road to get to

    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... Full review

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  • 3

    Kirkwood Review

    by anonymous_user - 25th February 2008

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    I have never written any comments about a mountain that I have visited and I hope that I never have to write another, but this story deserves to be heard by... Full review

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