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Ski Experience - Northstar

Ski Levels

Northstar-at-Tahoe boasts an unbelievable 3,000 acres of skiable land, over 2,280 feet of vertical, and 40 kilometers of groomed terrain for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. The ski area includes more than 90 named runs for a variety of abilities as well as more than 18 lifts, seven terrain parks, five gladed trails, and 344 acres of pristine back country. The sheer immensity of the resort guarantees that all ability levels and ages will find suitable terrain and innumerable challenges, there are mile long cruisers and hair-raising steeps.

They also have a top of the line ski school (and a daycare for the very young children), with a toddler/parent ski school, kids ski/snowboard school, and an adults ski/snowboard school. They have a bevy of highly qualified and enthusiastic instructors from all over the world, who work to develop fundamental skills, form and foster confidence while having a great time on the mountain. As an added bonus they offer an impressive assortment of ski and snowboard rentals, which you can book ahead online and have them ready to go the day you arrive.

Be sure to bring lots of layers and sun protection. The weather can range from bitterly cold to temperate and sunny, even during the course of one day. The high elevation, snow glare, and multitude sunny days can make the UV rays incredibly intense. There are shops in the village that sell a great array of gear and some top of the line brands at affordable prices.

Après Ski

The village at Northstar hosts an array of amenities for added convenience, a complementary intra-village shuttle, day storage and lockers, a gas station, recreation and fitness centers as well as full-service retails ski and snowboard shops, demo shops and rental shops. There are plenty of activities in the village like ice skating, tubing and hiking, as well as great shopping. There is no shortage of places to dine and unwind at Northstar. There are plenty of family-friendly eateries, quick cafes and elegant restaurants to sample. There are also a great variety of after ski options that are perfect for sitting next to a warming fire, ordering from a fully stocked bar and relaxing after a fantastic day on the mountain.