Experience Northstar
About Us

Mountain Stats


Skiable Acres: 3,170 Trails: 100
Vertical Drop: 2,280 ft (695 m) Beginner: 13%
Elevation (Summit): 8,610 ft (2,624 m) Intermediate: 60%
Elevation (Mid-Mtn): 6,800 ft (2,073 m) Advanced: 27%
Elevation (Village): 6,330 ft (1,929 m) Longest Run: 1.4 miles, Logger's Loop
Winter Season: Mid-Nov. to Mid-April Gladed Tree Skiing: 7 trails, 600+ acres
Avg. Annual Snowfall: 350 in (9 m) Gate-Accessed Advanced Terrain: 347 acres (Sawtooth Ridge, White Rabbit)*
Avg. Daytime High: 43°F (6°C) Nov. - April Lifts: 20
Avg. Overnight Low: 21°F (-6°C) Nov. - April Gondolas: 2 (1 express, 1 pulse)
Snowmaking Coverage: 50% (largest snowmaking system in N. Lake Tahoe) Six-Pack Express: 1 (chondola)
On-Mountain Dining: Mid-mtn, Summit, Zephyr Lodge, Ritz-Carlton Quad Express Chairs: 7
Snow Tubing: Lift-accessed Quad Fixed-Grip Chairs: 1
Child Care: Licensed (ages 2+) Triple Chairs: 2
Overnight Ski/Board Check: Yes Tow/Surface Lifts: 2
Ski & Snowboard School: Yes Magic Carpets: 5
Tuning & Repairs: Yes Uphill Capacity: 34,799 skiers per hour
Cross Country Skiing: 23.7 km    
Snowshoeing: 32.5 km    
Telemark Skiing: Yes  


Fat Biking:  Yes     

Terrain Parks & Pipes
Terrain Parks: 8 Fun Parks: 1 with Terrain Features
Pinball: medium & large Magic Moguls: small
Moonshine: small Adventure Parks: For kids
Burton Progression Park: small & medium Jib Park: small
The Straits Park: large Upper Mineshaft: small
Pipeline: large Accolades: #7 Pipes, #8 Parks, #8 Overall Resort
The Stash: small, medium & large Terrain Park Designer: Snow Park Technologies (SPT) & Northstar Terrain Parks
Lil' Stash small



Year-Round Services & Amenities
Skating: 9,000 sq. ft. ice/roller rink Dining:
On-site Shuttle: Complimentary Village at Northstar » Village dining options
Rental Shops: 2 (Village, Mid-Mountain)
Mountain » Mountain dining options
Demo Centers: 2 (Village, Mid-Mountain)
Day Lockers: Yes Village at Northstar » Village shops
Bungy: Bungy Trampoline Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe » Details
Gas Station: Yes
Swim & Racquet Club: Outdoor heated lap pool, outdoor spas, saunas, fitness center and teen center (for Northstar California lodging guests only).

Lodging Options
Northstar Lodging:

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

Tahoe Mountain Lodging:

Luxury villas in the Village at Northstar - Great Bear Lodge, Iron Horse, Catamount, Big Horn and One Village Place.

Northstar Lodge: 2 and 3 bedroom residences among ponderosa pines in a coveted slope side location.
Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe: 170 guest rooms. 25 Ritz-Carlton Club fractional ownership units.
Reservations: 1.800.GO.NORTH (1.800.466.6784) or 530.562.2205
Beds: 10,000+ within a 15-mile radius of Truckee, North Tahoe and Incline Village (with a pillow count of 5,500)
Amenities & Services: All Northstar Resort lodging guests receive a variety of complimentary amenities and services, as well as access to the Recreation Center ($3 per person, per day) with lap pool, spas, game room, sauna and health club.
Chairlift Access: All rentals are within minutes of the chairlifts and are serviced by a complimentary on-site shuttle system.

Conference & Meeting Space Center

More than 5,000 square feet of on-site, year-round conference and banquet facilities with experienced event planners.


Northstar, located between Lake Tahoe and Truckee, is an exceptional setting for your Lake Tahoe wedding.

Family Reunions: Lake Tahoe family reunions at Northstar are sure to provide activity for everybody!
Special Events: We offer group rates on all of our winter and summer products including group rates on lodging, skiing, golf and more. 


Summer Activities
Mountain Bike Park & Hiking: Most extensive lift-served Mountain Bike Park in the Western U.S.


18 holes (par 72) 
Miles of Trails: 100+

Roller Skating:

9,000 square foot rink
Number of Trails: 52 Tennis Courts: 10
Total Lifts: 3 Fly Fishing: 10-acre stocked reservoir (Sawmill Lake)


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