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 Lake Tahoe's premiere luxury destination and snow sports experience. Upscale shops, refined dining and Lake Tahoe's only five-star slopeside lodging is married to impeccable grooming and incomparable tree skiing. Northstar California offers the most diverse mountain terrain in the Sierras with something for everyone.

Travel + Leisure acknowledges us as the premier family destination, boasting an elite ski school experience, an array of family-friendly activities and events, diverse shopping, and an extensive selection of fine dining options.

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  • 100Total
  • 13%  Beginner Terrain
  • 60%  Intermediate Terrain
  • 27%  Advanced Terrain
  • 8  Terrain Parks


  • 7  Surface Lifts
  • 2  Triple Chairs
  • 8  Quad Chairs
  • 1  Six Pack Chairs
  • Gondola


  • 350"Average Snowfall
  • 8610'Summit Elevation
  • 2280'Vertical Drop
  • 3170Total Acres
  • 43miDistance From Airport