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

    Northstar-at-Tahoe (a local perspective)

    by echi - 19th March 2008

    Pros: nice backside blacks

    Cons: crowded main route that funnel people

    Northstar is one of the best ski resorts in Tahoe. The backside has plenty of challenging blacks, while the frontside is well-protected from the wind. Whi... Full review

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  • 4

    Northstar-at-Tahoe Review

    by anonymous_user - 7th November 2006

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    Have gone skiing many times at Northstar as it is one of my favorite resorts in Tahoe. The resort has gained a lot of popularity in recent years so I would ... Full review

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  • 4

    Northstar-at-Tahoe Review

    by anonymous_user - 8th January 2008

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    Northstar is a great place to take the family. Vouchers available at various retail outlets (Mel Cottons, REI, Helm, etc.) let you get lift tickets for $... Full review

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  • 4

    Northstar is Underrated

    by jaytierney - 19th April 2011

    Pros: variety of terrain, easy navigation, tree skiing, terrain park

    Cons: crowded on weekends, touristy

    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... Full review

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  • 4

    Northstar-at-Tahoe Review

    by anonymous_user - 10th February 2008

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    My advice to anyone going to Northstar is to LOCK UP YOUR SKIS and poles, especially if they are a good pair. I had a good pair of Dynastar skis "switched"... Full review

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  • 4

    Northstar-at-Tahoe

    by nessasnobunny - 26th December 2010

    Pros: Varied terrain, lots of runs, shopping, dining

    Cons: Tourist trap, expensive, trendy

    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... Full review

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