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Northstar  California 'THE WAY IT SHOULD BE' Northstar Ski resort

Overview

Family friendly
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Back Country
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Park
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NORTHSTAR

A great family ski resort with a modern ski village. There are 3,170 skiable acres with 60% intermediate terrain to cruise the groomers on. Northstar was awarded the “Best Ski Mountain for Families, 2014 Editor’s Choice” by Outside Magazine.

Accommodation is on the slope side with a 9,000 square feet skating rink taking centre stage. Enjoy the skating or keep warm by the fire pits while enjoying S’mores a traditional biscuit, chocolate and marshmallow treat. Only approximately a 10-minute drive to Lake Tahoe.

RECOMMENDATION

Want to get some local tips take a 2 hour complimentary Mountain Tour on Friday to Sunday at 10.00am & 1.00pm starting at the bottom of the Arrow Express Chairlift. You must be an intermediate skier or rider, but is a great way to familiarise yourself with the mountain..


The Stats

 Vertical Rise: 3,450 feet
Peak Elevation: 11,570 feet
Base Elevation:  8,120 feet
Annual Snowfall: 346 inches
Trails: 193
Lifts: 33
Skiable Terrain: 3170 acres
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WEATHER

  • Accommodation
  • Activities
  • Getting there



  • Village at Northstar ski resort House of Travel VILLAGE AT NORTHSTAR 

    The village at North Star lodging is spread over several buildings with some of our HOTSKI clients recommending Iron Horse, Northstar Village, and Catamount. All of these are located on the mountain conveniently close. Walk to the lifts, skating rink, Starbucks, restaurants, stores, and the Big Springs Express Gondola. Choose from hotel to three bedroom options.




  • MOUNTAIN TOURS northstar ski resort MOUNTAIN TOURS

    Get to know the mountain and surrounding area of Tahoe by taking a complimentary mountain tour.

    Where: Meet at the bottom of the Arrow Express chairlift at mid-mountain. There will be signage.

    When: Friday - Sunday at 10.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.

    MOVIE THEATRE AT NORTHSTAR MOVIE THEATRE AT NORTHSTAR

    When you just want to chill out after a day of skiing and boarding head to the on mountain movie theatres right in the village.

    Located on Copper Lane near the entrance to the Village at Northstar across from TC’s Pub, The Village Cinemas feature two screens, with one containing 96 elevated stadium seats, and the second containing 45 elevated stadium seats.


    CRAFTS AT THE VILLAGER CANDLE SHOP CRAFT AT THE VILLAGER CANDLE SHOP

    Spend a stormy winter afternoon making candles, painting pottery, creating your own stuffed bear, or making a mosaic.

    The shop located next to Chocolate Bar in the Village at Northstar is warm, rustic, and cosy. The light scent of candles fills the room, bringing back memories of your childhood as you create new ones.


  • Getting there

     

    Location 69 kms from Reno Airport

    Closest Airport Reno

    Transfer 1hr 30 mins

    Car Hire Yes from Reno Airport

    Flight 

    Fly to Los Angeles or San Francisco and connect with a domestic flight to Reno.

    It is possible to drive from San Francisco which is approximately 3.15 hrs or from Los Angeles 7.5hrs.

    Contact us today at infoski@hot.co.nz

     

 

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