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.
  • 3.6

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
  • 3.6
  • Intermediate
  • 3.6
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 3.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.4
  • Family Friendly
  • 4
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.7
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • 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...

  • 3.6

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  • Jay Tierney (19th April 2011)

    Northstar gets a bad rap from locals because a lot of the tourists flock to this place, but it's a nice overall experience with good terrain variety for all...

  • Basil Poulopoulos (20th February 2011)

    i went there during the dew tour and got 1 hour lift lines 7 runs in all when i went there before u would just walk up to the lift no2 1 hour lift liness no...

  • karenmizell (27th December 2010)

    Northstar has great mountain facilities - a pleasant village and plenty of enjoyable trails. However, the miserable crowds I encountered on my last few vis...

  • Vanessa (26th December 2010)

    Among North Tahoe locals, Northstar gets a pretty bad reputation. We know it as the local tourist trap, where you will be plagued by over-dressed fancy bay...

  • justingery (19th December 2010)

    once one gets past the travel from the parking lot to finally getting to the lifts, the runs make the experience well worth your while...lots of different l...

  • joey ( 1st July 2010)

    super fun tree runs, and everything you need in a terain park. i could do without the people who think there better than me.. to me i just think there pu...

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