Northstar offers an alpine village atmosphere for skiing and snowboarding at Lake Tahoe, California.
Closest Town: Truckee, California
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise2280 ft
Base Elevation6330 ft
Summit Elevation8610 ft
Annual Snowfall350 inches
Number of Trails97
Skiable Acres3170
Longest Run1.4 miles / 2.3 km
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts20
High Speed Six Chairs1
High Speed Quad Chairs7
Quad Chairs1
Triple Chairs2
Double Chairs0
Surface Lifts7
Lift Capacity34799 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 11/29/19
Season 2019Opened 11/16/18
Season 201812/01/17 to 04/17/18 (138 days)
Season 201711/23/16 to 04/23/17 (152 days)
Season 201611/14/15 to 04/17/16 (156 days)
Season 201511/21/14 to 04/18/15 (149 days)
Season 201411/23/13 to 04/20/14 (149 days)
Season 201311/14/12 to 04/13/13 (151 days)
Northstar Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
The Cross Country, Telemark and Snowshoe Center is located at mid-mountain.
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park
There are several terrain parks scattered around the slopes.

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Northstar-at-Tahoe.
Status: Plan to open on Friday November 20 (in 32 days)

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/04/19
(65 and over)
Regular $87 $121 $147 $121
Multi day discounts available

Window prices are not shown. Sample pricing shown is for Saturday January 18, 2020 online ticket discount prices offered on their website.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

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Lodging at Base
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Hotel style rooms, village lofts, studios, condominiums, and mountain homes.

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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals
Adaptive Program

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