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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.
  • 3.6

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
  • 3.5
  • Intermediate
  • 3.8
  • Expert
  • 3.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.6
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.6
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.8
  • Overall Value
  • 3.6

89 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (48)
  • 53
  • 4 Star Reviews (27)
  • 30
  • 3 Star Reviews (10)
  • 11
  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 4
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Helpful Highlights:

I have been skiing Tahoe regularly for the past 30 years and have gotten around to most of the resorts in the area. Kirkwood gets the best snow of all the T...

  • 3.6

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  • 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...

  • vedhed ( 4th February 2009)

    I hit Kirwood with friends after/during some serious dump in mid January. Kirk is definitely my favorite Tahoe Area mountain. Great terrain and advanced r...

  • Anon09 (27th January 2009)

    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...

  • Vince Oaker (13th January 2009)

    Visited Kirkwood the day after Xmas it was as if the holiday never ended. After a 3 attempts over 3 years, I finally got to experience the whole entire moun...

  • anonymous_user ( 9th March 2008)

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

  • belindajk (27th February 2008)

    Husband and I rented a condo there for Sunday and Monday night and had a lovely time. All the staff we met were friendly and nice. The mid-week ski and stay...

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