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About Northstar California


The Way It Should Be

For the modern family that prefers substance with a unique, laid-back style, Northstar California Resort combines California cool with high-end luxury, on-mountain exhilaration with a sophisticated alpine village atmosphere.

Halfway between one of North America's coolest mountain towns and one of the world's most beautiful alpine lakes, Northstar is a destination on the rise, having poured nearly a billion dollars into creating Lake Tahoe's premier luxury snowsports experience. Upscale shops, refined dining and Lake Tahoe's only five-star slopeside lodging is married to impeccable grooming, incredible tree skiing and enough variety to challenge every level of skier (and world-class terrain parks to keep the kids busy).

Those who come to Northstar know what they're looking for. Sometimes it's adventure, sometimes it's to learn, sometimes it's to relax in a welcoming place with family and friends. No matter what that experience is, they'll find it to be exactly the way it should be.


Four Perfect Days

Consider following our "Four Perfect Days" itinerary to make the most out of your stay at Northstar California.



The first lifts turned in 1972, offering some of Lake Tahoe's best skiing & winter snowsporting to the region.


Mountain Facts + Stats

Year-round facts and statistics of Northstar's snowsport and summer offerings.

Awards + Accolades

Just because there are no big egos here, doesn't mean we don't like to brag!



Discover all we are doing and what you can do to improve the sustainability of our environment.



Learn about our longstanding commitment to giving back to the community.


Mountain Master Plan

The Mountain Master Plan features on-mountain projects designed to improve guest experience and recreational opportunities, protect and enhance environmental resource values.

Habitat Management Plan

A story of collaboration resulting in the creation of an unprecedented planning tool to conserve and enhance Northstar lands.



View our job openings, volunteer opportunities, and apply online here!

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