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Northstar California

Northstar California

Halfway between one of North America’s coolest mountain towns and one of the world’s most beautiful alpine lakes.  At Northstar, you have plenty of opportunities to carve the corduroy, rip through the trees or relax by the many fire pits sharing stories with family and friends.  Thigh burning steeps, world class progressive terrain parks, impeccable grooming, snow making and unmatched tree skiing challenges every level of skier/rider.  Refined dining, upscale shops and lodging ranging from family-friendly to Tahoe’s only five star slopeside luxury hotel, making Northstar so unique and a place for everyone.

Why Northstar California


Great family mountain with lots of intermediate terrain.


Cute and quaint village area centred around an ice skating rink.


Easy to base yourself here and day trip to other Lake Tahoe resorts.

Northstar California Mountain Statistics

Summit 2624m
Base 1929m
Vertical 695m
Acres 3170
Lifts 20
Runs 100
Average Snowfall 910cm
Beginner 13%
Intermediate 60%
Advanced 27%

Northstar California Accommodation

Gateway City Reno 53km / San Francisco 305km

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