Through our experience, we have found that some questions pop up more often than others. In anticipation of these questions we have included this section to clarify some of the programs and services we offer.
What time should I arrive?
We recommend pulling in to the parking lot no later than 8:00 a.m.
If I have 10 skiers, 7 snowboarders and 3 cross country skiers, do I still qualify for group rates?
Of course! Any group of 20 people or more enjoying one of the many snow sports activities qualifies for group rates.
Not everyone is renting equipment; do we still receive the rental discount?
Absolutely. Even if there is only 1 person renting in your group of 20 or more, that 1 person will receive the discount.
Some people do not want to buy lunch coupons, can I purchase just a few or does everyone have to buy one?
You can purchase as many as you like, however many works for your group.
Does Northstar have any Freestyle Terrain Parks?
We not only have one of the Top Terrain Parks in Lake Tahoe, but the Nation! We have also been creating some cutting-edge terrain features as well as adding new boxes and rails to our parks.
Where do I pick up my tickets?
One of the benefits of sending in your completed pre-registration is that we can Fed-Ex the lift tickets and lunch vouchers right to your door. That saves your group time once they arrive. If you need to pick up the tickets on your day of arrival there are several convenient locations for you to pick them up including Castle Peak for bus groups, and the rental shop in the Village near the Gondola. The Group Coordinator will be there to help you with your tickets and other needs. The group leader will go in and make one payment to receive all the lift tickets.
Can I get bus transportation to and from Northstar?
Northstar offers several shuttle services from various Lake Tahoe locations.
How do I get to Northstar?
Northstar is located on Highway 267 between Truckee, CA and Lake Tahoe. For driving directions, click here.
What kind of weather can I expect?
Lake Tahoe's weather is excellent! Make sure everyone in your group dresses in layers so they can easily put on or take off clothes, depending on the weather. Mountain must-haves also include: sunscreen, lip balm and sunglasses or goggles. We also have current and forecasted weather conditions on our website.
What are the lodging options at Northstar?
If you and your group decide to not only enjoy our slopes, but to relax in one of our many lodging units, there are plenty of packages available. Click here for group lodging information, or contact us via the website or by call 530.562.3830.
What are the dining options are there at Northstar?
Northstar has a wide range of food options, from pizza slices to fine dining. For more info, check out our dining section. Don't forget about those Lunch Vouchers.
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