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Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Telemark Skiing & Fat Tire Biking

We are now closed for the 2015-2016 season. Thank you for an amazing Cross Country Skiing season at Northstar!

Want to try something different? New this season, Fat Tire Bike rentals and trail passes will be available for use on 100% of our cross country trail system (*guests cannot bring their own Fat Tire Bikes). 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, 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, 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.

XC & Snowshoe Trail Report

XC & Snowshoe Trail Map

XC & Snowshoe Trail Passes

Nordic Lessons + Rentals

Twilight Snowshoe Tours

Telemark Workshops

Star Gazing Snowshoe Tours

Family Snowshoe Tours

Event Calendar

Cross Country 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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