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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.
  • 3.8

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
  • 3.9
  • Intermediate
  • 4
  • Expert
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.7
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Overall Value
  • 3.9

84 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (47)
  • 55
  • 4 Star Reviews (25)
  • 29
  • 3 Star Reviews (8)
  • 9
  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 4
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Helpful Highlights:

Really great hidden gem. Gets lots of snow but none of the Massive crowds. Great place for the whole family. ...

  • 3.8

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  • anonymous_user (16th January 2007)

    Kirkwood has the deepest and best powder resort is awesome last time I went it snowed 3 feet. Great mountain it and Mammoth are the best of all the resorts ...

  • anonymous_user (10th January 2007)

    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...

  • anonymous_user (25th December 2006)

    As a San Franciscan that loves getting out of town to ride the powder, Kirkwood is definitely my favorite resort in the entire Tahoe area. If you're going f...

  • gankmore (20th December 2006)

    The sierras offer a wide array of ski experiences. Kirkwood isn't as upscale as Squaw, as family oriented as Northstar, or as accessable as SugarBowl, but K...

  • FroDog ( 5th November 2006)

    Far from the maddening crowd, Kirkwood's mountain layout still appeals to the soul of skiers. Hip, singular and with the self-contained feel of a remote mou...

  • Prawn (31st October 2016)

    Great low key mountain with fantastic terrain. Forget the terrain park here. The entire mountain rides like one big terrain park. Kirkwood gets the most ...

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