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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  • anonymous_user ( 7th November 2006)

    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 ...

  • FroDog ( 5th November 2006)

    Boarders and skiers rocket down 8-mile-long runs from the backside of Northstar's Mount Pluto or carve off-piste turns through stands of lodgepole from the ...

  • Laura Johnson ( 1st December 2015)

    We had season passes to both Squaw and Northstar last season. We mainly went to Squaw because we found the lift lines at Northstar could be up to an hour on...

  • squeegeeman ( 9th December 2014)

    Went today, top 2/3 was good, last 1/3 to Comstock was mashed potatoes and crowded. Resort will open Backside this weekend if they get significant snowfall...

  • 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...

  • 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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