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Northstar-at-Tahoe, USA

Northstar-at-Tahoe ski holidays

Established in 1972 the American ski resort Northstar-at-Tahoe lies at ? metres altitude in the California region of the American Sierra Nevada65 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers ?km of trails, which equates to around 50 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Northstar-at-Tahoe is Reno at a distance of 73km or approximately 45 minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.

SNO-man says

One of the most up and coming resorts by Lake Tahoe and indeed in all of North America, recently adding new lifts, more terrain, world class hotels and other facilities such as a rare North American biathlon range.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
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Advanced Trails
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Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Northstar-at-Tahoe snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Northstar-at-Tahoe snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) $438 - $654
Traditional Ski Village / Purpose Built Ski Resort
Resort OpensNov 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 70.8km
total length of Northstar-at-Tahoe trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 4.6km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N
direction Northstar-at-Tahoe area faces
Top Altitude 2624.3m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1929.4m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1929.4m
centre of Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort
Vertical Drop 695m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 695m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Northstar-at-Tahoe web cams
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Skiing in Northstar-at-Tahoe

83 pistes and trails means approximately 70.8km of runs. 16 Northstar-at-Tahoe lifts have capacity to transport 22800 per hour. The longest run in the American ski resort is over 4.6km.

The mountain has ?% beginner runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced slopes and ?% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 1.6km The Rapids run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Northstar-at-Tahoe

Of the 16 ski lifts, 5 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Northstar-at-Tahoe is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 6 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 130 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Northstar-at-Tahoe Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

4 apres ski bars 6 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 3 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Casino (19km/12 Miles), Spa, Weights Room, (Huge Range of Facilities Around Lake Tahoe).

SNO-man says

Other things to do at Northstar include tubing, snowshoeing, nordic skiing, snow toys, games room, spa, heated swimming pools, weights room, bungee trampolines, shopping and dining. There are many more facilities in the Tahoe region including casinos on the Nevada side. All skier services such as the ticket and season pass office, group sales, season and day lockers, free overnight ski check and basket check are onveniently located in the Village Center, adjacent to the ice rink.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Northstar-at-Tahoe" by any other name

The American resort is also known as Northstar Northstar - at - Tahoe and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Northstar-at-Tahoe slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Northstar-at-Tahoe has slopes facing N.

Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Childcare in Northstar-at-Tahoe, USA

Northstar-at-Tahoe day and evening care plus snow ski schools and babysitting.

The Minors' Camp is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and accepts children aged two to six. Children must be toilet trained. California State Licensed Facility.

4 stars out of 5 overall    

Northstar-at-Tahoe Shopping

Northstar-at-Tahoe shopping - fashion boutiques, outdoor gear and food shops

The new Village at Northstar was completed in 2006-7. It contains a good choice of shops, boutiques and art galleries as well as restaurants. These currently include a North Face and Oakley 'O' concept store will complement the ice skating rink and nine fire pits located at the heart of the Village. All skier services such as the ticket and season pass office, group sales, season and day lockers, new and expanded free overnight ski check and basket check will be open and conveniently located in the Village Center, adjacent to the ice rink. Upon completion, Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort will have invested a total of $30 million into these commercial improvements.

Northstar-at-Tahoe value for money gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Ski Equipment Rental Shops in Northstar-at-Tahoe

Northstar-at-Tahoe hire shops - overview of all shopping in Northstar-at-Tahoe

The new Village at Northstar was completed in 2006-7. It contains a good choice of shops, boutiques and art galleries as well as restaurants. These currently include a North Face and Oakley 'O' concept store will complement the ice skating rink and nine fire pits located at the heart of the Village. All skier services such as the ticket and season pass office, group sales, season and day lockers, new and expanded free overnight ski check and basket check will be open and conveniently located in the Village Center, adjacent to the ice rink. Upon completion, Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort will have invested a total of $30 million into these commercial improvements.

Northstar-at-Tahoe ski rental shops value rating gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Northstar-at-Tahoe

Northstar-at-Tahoe ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Northstar Snowsports Center and has 220 teachers teaching in English, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.skinorthstarat tahoe.com 5622470

Northstar-at-Tahoe for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Northstar-at-Tahoe for intermediates  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Northstar-at-Tahoe for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Northstar-at-Tahoe for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Northstar-at-Tahoe

Northstar-at-Tahoe snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Northstar-at-Tahoe: 50km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 12.5km     Intermediate XC Trails: 24.9km   Difficult XC Trails: 13.6km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Northstar-at-Tahoe

Northstar-at-Tahoe snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0

Northstar-at-Tahoe non skiing facilities also include Casino (19km/12 Miles), Spa, Weights Room, (Huge Range of Facilities Around Lake Tahoe).


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