Northstar California California

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 46 reviews

Trails

Beginner
16%
Intermediate
47%
Advanced / Expert
37%

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Overview

Northstar is ideal for your luxury family ski trip to Lake Tahoe. On Lake Tahoe’s North Shore, Northstar has a modern mountainside skiers village with an ice-skating rink, bonfires, inviting outdoor couches, restaurants, wine bars, cafes, shops and après ski pubs, and for lodging stay at the Four Diamond on-mountain Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe at Northstar or stay on the Lake at the CalNeva Hotel or a Lake Tahoe condo rental.

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Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 46 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
EDEdward D.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 25, 2017
Amazing all around resort, tree skiing on a powder day is top notch, parks are progressive, plenty of groomed trails. Base and mid lodging makes for nice breaks to get some food.
DRDaniel R.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 21, 2017
Great powder; terrain park, and lifts. Lines are not typically to long. If they are; ski to another lift as there are tons of runs to take at NorStar. Gets some of the best snow fall in the area too!
EVEzekiel V.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 12, 2017
It's the Perfect place for skiing and stay . We been going there for 20 years . Love what they have done to place . It's easy to get on chair and go to slopes
RKRob K.
Poor!

2 / 5

Oct 11, 2017
Did not like notion to pay extra to get decent wait time or the need to use a tow to go across the mountain. The resort amenities are great but rather expensive. Trails on the easier side.
BMBen M.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 11, 2017
Not the best Terrain for the more advanced, but one of (if not) the best parks in the Tahoe Region, and most of the USA. Great family atmosphere, with lots of local riders and best of all, it's part of the Epic Pass. :)
FAFabio A.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 09, 2017
North star is one of my favorite resorts to hit up in Tahoe, it has runs for everybody from beginners to advanced. Each run takes you a while to get down, gets you time to get creative with your run.
CSChris S.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 09, 2017
Northstar goes hard at their parks, from beginner to expert their park crew never fails to put up features suitable for everyone in a way that flows seamlessly from one into the next.
WDWilliam D.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 08, 2017
Best place to go in California and hang out with your family. Had an awesome father daughter trip last season great place for beginners and advanced skiers and boarders. Northstar is the best!
EREthan R.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 08, 2017
Norstar is one of my favorite new resorts. This upcoming season I'm ecstatic for. Playing the waiting game for this season has been torture. Is it November yet? We needs our precious back.
STStephen T.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 06, 2017
Northstar is one of my favorite resorts in Tahoe. It has fantastic tree riding with so many hidden stashes, you can get fresh turns on even the most crowded powder days. Their terrain park is top notch, by far the best in Tahoe.

Lifts

Gondola & Trams
2
High Speed Six
1
High Speed Quads
7
Quad Chair
1
Triple Chairs
2
Surface Lifts
7

Elevation

Base
6,329 feet
Summit
8,610 feet
Vertical drop
2,281 feet

Terrain

Total runs
100
Terrain Parks
9
Longest Run
1 mile
Skiable Terrain
3,170 acres
Snowmaking Area
1,500 acres
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