Northstar California Ski Resort

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# 4Intermediate Terrain in North America
# 4Intermediate Terrain in United States
# 1Family Friendly in California
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Northstar California, previously known as Northstar-at-Tahoe, is located near the north shore of Lake Tahoe and is home to over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain. The resort is known for its laidback atmosphere coupled with high-end luxury accommodations, shopping and dining.

The resort is home to impeccable grooming, incredible tree skiing and a variety of terrain options suitable for any ability level. The resort also contains world-class terrain parks and a superpipe designed by Olympian Shaun White.

Where Is Northstar Ski Resort Located?

Northstar ski resort is located about 45 minutes from Reno, NV, and about 15 minutes from Truckee, CA. You can fly into either the Truckee-Tahoe Airport or Reno-Tahoe International Airport. From there, you can either rent a car or take a luxury shuttle to the resort.

Plan Your Trip

Northstar California Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

93"
58"
39"
19"
1"
1"
Nov
23"
Dec
77"
Jan
36"
Feb
35"
Mar

Terrain Overview

13%
Beginners Runs
60%
Intermediate Runs
27%
Advanced Runs
100
Runs in Total
1.4 mi
Longest Run
3170 ac
Skiable Terrain
1500 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 20

2
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
1
High Speed Sixes
7
High Speed Quads
1
Quad Chairs
2
Triple Chairs
0
Double Chairs
7
Surface Lifts

Elevation

8610'
Summit
2280'
Vertical Drop
6330'
Base

Important Dates

November 19, 20212021/11/19

Projected Opening

April 18, 20222022/04/18

Projected Closing

143

Projected Days Open

135

Days Open Last Year

1972

Years Open

350"

Average Snowfall
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