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Experience the mountain at Northstar, California
Experience the mountain at Northstar, California
First chair has never looked so good

First Tracks

Join us for first tracks as you explore with private guides before the mountain is accessible to the public 
Learn more about First Tracks at Northstar

First Tracks - Offered on Select Sundays

Offered on select Sundays throughout the 17/18 Winter Season.  Please check back for dates and information on how to book tickets.

Imagine being the first one on mountain to enjoy our world-class grooming before the lifts open to the public. Ski and ride fresh groomers for an entire hour before the public, exclusively through First Tracks. Offered on select Sunday’s throughout the winter, we welcome you to come experience what it’s like to be first on mountain.

Let our First Tracks guides take you through the very best trails so you don’t have to worry about where to go when you get here. After the lifts officially open for the day, our certified guides will escort you to the Zephyr Lodge for a light breakfast to conclude an incredible morning on the slopes.

Tickets:  $200 per person.  Tickets do not include lift tickets or equipment rentals. Recommended for intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders.

7:00 AM
Meet at the Adventure Guide & Learning Center in the village
7:15 AM

Guides escort guests to the Big Springs Gondola

Ritz-Carlton guests meet at the Zephyr Express at 7:30 AM

7:30 - 8:45 AM Ski & Snowboard (with Guides)
8:45 - 9:30 AM Enjoy a light breakfast at Zephyr Lodge