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Want to try something different? Come on up to the Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center where you can check out classic and skate skiing, snowshoeing, and telemark skiing! We offer state-of-the-art rental equipment, daily lessons and tours, including great package deals, and over 35 kilometers of carefully groomed, scenic trails.

Conveniently located at mid-mountain, the 1,400 square foot Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center offers a warm, relaxed atmosphere including our comfortable indoor seating and fireplace, full wax facilities, a sunny patio complete with Adirondack chairs and a fire pit, and our friendly, helpful staff here to make your day. Our peaceful trail system includes terrain for all ability levels, from true beginners to advanced skaters, and offers access to wilderness warming huts, stocked daily with hot chocolate and hot tea, picnic tables, and great vistas of the Martis Valley and Lake Tahoe.

Do something good for you this season and visit the Northstar Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center. Please call us at 530.562.3270 for more information or reservations.

Snowshoe Trail Report | Snowshoe Trail Map


Snowshoe Trail Passes   

Snowshoeing trail fees provide access mile of trails.


Snowshoe Rentals + Lessons

Snowshoeing packages available.


Family Snowshoe Tours

Sponsored by Nature Valley.


Moonlight Snowshoe Tours

Sponsored by Nature Valley.


Star Gazing Snowshoe Tours

Sponsored by Nature Valley.

Twilight Snowshoe Tours

Sponsored by Nature Valley.



Cross-country ski center locationCross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center

The Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center is located at mid-mountain next to the Vista Express Quad chairlift. To access the Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center, swing by the Season Pass Office located in the Village at Northstar and purchase a trail pass, then head over to the Big Springs Gondola for your ride to mid-mountain. From the top of the Gondola, turn left and walk approximately 150 yards over to the Center perched on the hill above the Vista Express. Equipment rentals, lessons, and packages may all be purchased at the Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center.

If you have your own equipment and a trail pass, you can also use the Village Express Chairlift to get from the Village directly to the trail system.


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