User-Generated Reviews for Northstar California

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Northstar California to better plan your ski trip. Northstar California reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 58.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 4.0
  • Nightlife
  • 2.6

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 46%
  • Beginner
  • 34%
  • Families
  • 53%
  • Intermediate
  • 59%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 32%
  • Advanced
  • 32%

Helpful Highlights:

We love going to Northstar... So much that we bought a place up there. The staff is super family friendly, the instructors are amazingly experienced, the s...

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  • 5

    Great for Families

    by Kate - 30th December 2013

    Pros: Instructors, terrain, lift safety

    Cons: Ritz service

    We love going to Northstar... So much that we bought a place up there. The staff is super family friendly, the instructors are amazingly experienced, the s... Full review

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  • 2

    Not great for advanced skiiers

    by Jenny Brandemuehl - 28th December 2013

    Pros: Full resort amenities

    Cons: Not enough for expert skiiers

    Northstar is a full resort and therefore expensive. The food's good compared to other resorts. There's a nice ice skating rink if you're looking for an al... Full review

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  • 3

    Ok but not great

    by EastCoastChris - 6th March 2013

    Pros: Nice full scale resort

    Cons: Customer service isn't great, very expensive

    Northstar is a full scale Vail owned resort...and its very high end. If thats your thing you'll love this place. I came to board here after not touching a b... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Resort

    by Tahoe4life - 23rd December 2012

    Pros: Family Friendly,

    Cons: Expensive

    boarded here a bunch of times, great instructors rather long lines though... Tons of terrain and very fun oh and i hear this year is one for the making... Full review

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  • 4

    Great resort

    by Werewolf - 6th March 2012

    Pros: Less crowded, good lifts, diverse slopes

    Cons: Unpredictable snow

    Great family resort. Village is awesome for non-skiers and apres ski. A lot of groomers for long runs. Lift set up is pretty cool, you can avoid certain ... Full review

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  • 4

    Better than expected

    by rbericson - 19th February 2012

    Pros: Great snowmaking/grooming and great attitude

    Cons: Some runs closed, no tree skiing

    We skied Northstar Feb. 6 and 8, having long ago booked our lodging and flights. (We live in upstate New York.) We knew of the shortage of snow but were del... Full review

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