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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  • Chris ( 6th March 2013)

    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...

  • Tahoe4life (23rd December 2012)

    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...

  • Werewolf ( 6th March 2012)

    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 ...

  • rbericson (19th February 2012)

    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...

  • Don Green (13th February 2012)

    In this drought season, Northstar is clearly the best around the lake. The extent of good quality skiable runs is astonishing. Squaw ran out of water....

  • Royyer (20th December 2011)

    Even though we haven't had a ton of snow this season the man made snow is pretty good if you still are considering going. The park they had set up was fun....

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