Northstar California

100 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA 96161

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(800) GO-NORTH (466.6784)
Info: (530) 562-1010
Lodging: (877) 718-3014

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The Way It Should Be

For the modern family that prefers substance with a unique, laid-back style, Northstar California Resort combines California cool with high-end luxury, on-mountain exhilaration with a sophisticated alpine village atmosphere.

Halfway between one of North America's coolest mountain towns and one of the world's most beautiful alpine lakes, Northstar is a destination on the rise, having poured nearly a billion dollars into creating Lake Tahoe's premier luxury snowsports experience. Upscale shops, refined dining and Lake Tahoe's only five-star slopeside lodging is married to impeccable grooming, incredible tree skiing and enough variety to challenge every level of skier (and world-class terrain parks to keep the kids busy).

A winter sport enthusiast’s paradise, Northstar California Resort offers 93 ski trails spread across 3,000 acres, is home to Olympian Shaun White, and hosts multiple snow sports including alpine and telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and tubing. Summer activities include mountain biking, golfing, scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking, tennis, fly-fishing and more.

Northstar Resort is located on Highway 267, just six miles north of Lake Tahoe and six miles south of downtown Truckee. For more information, call 1.800.GO.NORTH (1.800.466.6784).

Save Money and Time On Kids' Lessons*
Looking to save both money and time on your child’s lessons during your vacation? Book multiple, consecutive Full Day Kids' Group and Kids' Ultimate 4 Ski & Snowboard lessons online in advance to save $10 per day and avoid the reservation lines.
*Offer excludes 3-year-old Half Day and Kid's Burton Snowboard Academy. Discount only applies to pre-commitment of a multi-day booking.

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3rd Night FREE
From $74 per person, per night* Experience everything Northstar California and the Village at Northstar have to offer during off-peak time periods and receive some of the BEST rates of the season. Some restrictions apply.

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4th Night FREE
From $125 per person, per night* Come visit Northstar California this winter for a family-friendly ski vacation. Book 3 nights at Northstar lodging January 2 - March 22, 2014 and receive a 4th night FREE! Some restrictions apply.

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Stay FREE & Ski FREE
From $159 per person* Book anywhere from 2 to 10 nights next winter and receive 1 night of lodging and 1 day of skiing or snowboarding free. Some restrictions apply.




With the addition of new Village luxury condominiums, the new Northstar Lodge™ ~ Hyatt® Residence Club, and the Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Northstar® Resort now has an even wider variety of lodging options for you. From budget-accommodating hotel rooms, to family friendly condominiums, to 3-6 bedroom mountain homes, it's all here for you.

Whether you are seeking action-packed adventure or just some rest and relaxation, Northstar Resort has a tailor-made vacation package for every mountain enthusiast. Let us help you plan your perfect Lake Tahoe vacation by calling Northstar Resort at (877) 718-3014 or by visiting

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Current Conditions

Updated as of February 19, 2014 at 6:01am
New snow last 24 hours 0"
Base total 20"
Summit total 59"
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Resort statistics

Summit elevation 8,610'
Base elevation 6,330'
Number of lifts 20
Number of runs 97
Skiable acres 3,170

Terrain difficulty

Beginner 13%
Intermediate 60%
Advanced 27%
Number of terrain parks 7
Pipes Yes

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events & entertainment

Feb 22nd
Butterbox Rail Jam
Join us for the Butterbox Rail Jam on February 22, 2014. The Northstar Park Crew will build a custom feature in the beach area of the...

Mar 8th
2014 TransWorld TransAm at Northstar California
On March 8, TransWorld SNOWboarding Magazine will once again host an amateur snowboarding contest at Northstar California as part of the...

Apr 6th
Spring It On!
Come soak up the California sun and spring skiing scene at Northstar as the 2013.2014 winter season comes to a close. Learn more.

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