Northstar (tm) California is host to a new base area village featuring 35 unique shops and restaurants, a conference center, 9,000 square foot outdoor skating rink, on-site lodging, special events and more. A winter sport enthusiast’s paradise, Northstar Resort offers 92 ski trails spread across 3,000 acres, award-winning terrain parks and snow sports including alpine and Telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, biathlon instruction and tubing. Summer activities include mountain biking, golfing, scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking, horseback riding, fly-fishing and more.
Terrain: 3,000 acres - 13% Beginner; 60% Intermediate; 27% Advanced; 92 trails; 50% of terrain has snowmaking.
Lifts: 2 gondolas (one express gondola, one pulse gondola), 1 six-pack express, 6 express quad chairlifts, 2 triple chairlifts, 1 fixed grip quad chairlift, 2 surface lifts, 5 Magic Carpets.
Elevations: Summit 8,610’; Mid-mountain 6,800’; Base 6,330’; Vertical Drop 2,280’; Longest run is 1.4 miles (2.09 kilometers) - Logger’s Loop
Snow Sport Schools: Daily group and individual and private ski and snowboard lessons for adults and children, beginner through advanced. Specialty clinics are also available, and free advanced lessons are offered Monday through Friday, non-holiday for intermediate and advanced skiers and riders ages 13+.
Amenities: On-site lodging and shuttle service, new Village at Northstar™ featuring 35 shops and restaurants, bars, grocers, overnight ski storage, locker room and Wi-Fi Internet access, ski/snowboard rentals, repair shop, licensed child care, Swim & Racquet club (for property owners and resort lodging guests), on-mountain dining, ski/snowboard instruction, outdoor skating rink, terrain parks, 420 foot Superpipe, tubing, 40 km cross-country and snowshoe trails.
Shuttle: Area shuttles and transportation available.
Location: Hwy 267 at Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA 96161, 6 miles between Truckee and No. Lake Tahoe.
Lodging: 1-800-GO-NORTH or 530-562-1010
General Info: 1.800.GONORTH, 530-562-1330 (Snowphone), or www.northstarattahoe.com
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