Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Northstar California

Planning a ski trip to Northstar California? 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 Northstar California 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 Northstar California review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.3

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
  • 3.5
  • Intermediate
  • 3.8
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.1
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.7
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Overall Value
  • 3

Helpful Highlights:

Decent Intermediate Resort, with long trails, a good lift system, terrain parks and grooming. The good stops there. Northstar's Mountain access is the wors...

  • 3.3

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  • ONTHESHITER ( 3rd April 2010)

    When you arrive at NorthStar you find a bunch of other people ready to slow you down. Parking was congested but then again its all where you park and when ...

  • MBlackmer ( 1st April 2010)

    Had a great (but short) day of skiing/boarding with my girlfriend. Only real gripes were the steep lift tickets. No afternoon price break, so it's $70+ doll...

  • Tim Zheng (24th March 2010)

    For park rats, there's no better resort in Tahoe than Northstar. A modern village only adds to the vibe. For me, after a long weekend tackling the freeride ...

  • Ken (23rd March 2010)

    I am an advanced skier and have skiied most of the resorts of the Lake Tahoe area. NorthStar, in my opinion has one of the best mixes of runs for any level...

  • lightning80 (16th March 2010)

    Good overall resort with nice choice of runs. There are a good number of runs for each level. At Intermediate and Black Diamonds, there are both groomed and...

  • Ben (13th January 2010)

    Definately lacking when compared to its north Tahoe neighbors. There is nothing startlingly steep or challenging on this mountain like there is at Squaw, Al...

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