Across the 3,000-acre downhill terrain of the year-round accessible Northstar Mountain resort awaits a multitude of wonders that makes it a powerful family magnet. Located near the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, you can easily get up to the highland resort with their 11 lifts and 8 express lifts. Just a few years back, Northstar debuted with the newly-opened Village at Northstar which featured restaurants, jewelry shops, art galleries, different shop varieties, luxury condominiums and to top it all, a 9,000-square-foot skating rink that fits well against this snow-covered resort.
Although locally dubbed as a "flatstar" because of its lack of steep slopes that placed it in the shadows of the Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley Ski Resort, the expansion of the LookoutMountain has brought Northstar back its name. Known for its tree skeeing and fall lines, it even hosted the last stop of the very first Winter Dew Tour which was an action sports tour for winter sports. With landscapes that can cater to all levels of skiers, it now has steep groomers, bump runs, hips, rails, boxes, a halfpipe, and a 420-feet long superpipe that will bring your blood to a rush!
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Video: Chas Guldemond Touring the Parks at Northstar
Northstar Mountain Stats:
Skiable Acres: 3,000
Base Elevation: 6,330 ft
Vertical Drop: 2,280 ft
Mid-mtn Elevation: 6,800 ft
Summit Elevation: 8,610 ft
Day Lodges: 2
Total Lifts: 19
Uphill Capacity: 34,799 skiers per hour
Winter Season: Mid-Nov. to Mid-April
Avg. Annual Snowfall: 350 in
Avg. Daytime High: 43°F (6°C) Nov. - Apr.
Avg.Overnight Low: 21°F (-6°C) Nov. - Apr.
Snowmaking coverage: 50% (largest system in N. Lake Tahoe)
Number of Trails: 93
Gladed Trails: 5
Backcountry Terrain: 344 acres - Sawtooth Ridge
Advanced Terrain: 443 acres - Lookout Mountain
The Backside: 9 one-mile long (1.6 km) advanced runs
Longest Run: 1.4 miles (2.09 km) - Logger's Loop
One Village Place
One Village Place features one, two and three bedroom residences with the utmost in convenience and luxurious amenities. Located in the same building as the Northstar Gondola, One Village Place is a great spot for your Lake Tahoe family vacation. These spacious condominiums feature high end modern furnishings and finishes, the latest in technology and phenomenal views of the mountain and the village.
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe
Private and secluded, the 451-room Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort and casino is situated on Lake Tahoe's tranquil north shore. A true year-round destination, the resort features 500 feet of beach just minutes from 16 downhill ski areas. A 24-hour casino offers exciting non-stop action. Shuttle service to many of the ski areas is available at the Hyatt, and valet or self parking is included with your stay. Breakfast buffet can be added for $20 per person/per day
Great Bear Lodge
The Great Bear Lodge is a deluxe property located steps from the lifts and in the center of Northstar Village. These three bedroom condominiums feature gourmet kitchens, gas fireplaces and elevators to units. Amenities include common outdoor hot tub, concierge service and front desk on site.
Iron Horse Lodge
The Iron Horse Lodge is a deluxe property located steps from the ski lifts and in the heart of Northstar Village. These one, two, three and four bedroom condominiums feature gourmet kitchens, gas fireplaces, concierge service, elevators, private ski storage lockers and heated underground parking. Amenities include a fitness area and hot tubs.
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