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Reviews for Kirkwood

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by: Jared Klebanow - 25th February 2020

  • 5
  • 5Beginner
  • 5Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
  • 1Aprés Ski
  • 3Terrain Park
  • 5Overall Value
Uncrowded, Quality Snow, Hidden Expert Terrain
Limited Vertical, Few Amenities, Hard to Get to

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Kirkwood is my favorite mountain in Tahoe. If you’re looking to just ski/board this is the spot. Squaw is great too but with the crowds you can really ski twice as much in a day at KWood

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  • Irene (19th March 2020)

    Kirkwood is the place where my kids fell in love with skiing. If you're a beginner and large remodeled food courts are...

  • Jared Klebanow (25th February 2020)

    Kirkwood is my favorite mountain in Tahoe. If you’re looking to just ski/board this is the spot. Squaw is great too but...

  • Rick Hunter (1st January 2020)

    I skied here in the mid 90s and covered most of the mountain in one day. I am intermediate so didn't attempt...

  • Eric (29th December 2019)

    I love Kirkwood - best snow in Tahoe area and love the steeps and chutes. The skill level of the average skier...

  • Jeremy West (22nd December 2019)

    Kirkwood is a hidden gem. You don’t come for the food or the drinks. You come to ski/board. While the Amenities are...

  • Send It (3rd April 2019)

    Hidden gem. I hope Vail doesn't screw it up. This mountain is by far my favorite and has some world class terrain....

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