Ski Vacation Specialists
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!
Create your own custom online trip quote 24/7 using our interactive website. Simply choose your start and end dates, # of adults and children and click Create Your Quote in the Trip Quote box up top! View our wide selection of lodging options, trail maps & webcams, snow reports, ski school information, dining, activities & shopping, and directions!
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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
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Get your 4th, 5th or 7th night FREE based on your travel dates, when you book by November 1st! Holiday blackouts apply. The Catamount Lodge, located directly across from the Northstar at Tahoe gondola is the perfect location for friends and family that want to be closest to the lifts for first tracks on the mountain each morning during their North Lake Tahoe Vacation. Well appointed, condominium residences provide a luxury vacation experience for the most discerning traveler. A residential fitness facility with state of the art exercise equipment, steam rooms, locker rooms and outdoor hot tubs are all features of the Catamount Lodge. One of the Newest lodges which features hardwood floors, granite countertops and a natural stone, gas burning fireplace.The Catamount lodge has studios, suites, and one to four bedroom residences.
Great Bear Lodge
Get your 4th, 5th or 7th night FREE based on your travel dates, when you book by November 1st! Not available on 4B units. Holiday blackouts apply. 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
Get your 4th, 5th or 7th night FREE based on your travel dates, when you book by November 1st! Not available on 4B units. Holiday blackouts apply. 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.
Save from 10% up to 35% when you book by November 4th! Minimum stays and blackout dates may apply. Northstar-at-Tahoe offers 250 condominiums, studios, lofts and hotel rooms located within walking distance or a short shuttle drive to the new village where you will find gondola access, dining, skating, art galleries, boutiques, sport-brand retail shops, mountain gear, events and music on special occasions. Choose a cozy room in the village, or one to four bedroom condos in nearby communities. In-room amenities include TV and DVD player, HBO and basic cable, complimentary high-speed Internet access, FREE unlimited local, domestic and international calling, Egyptian towels & deluxe bedding, hair dryer, direct dial phones, iron and ironing board, washer and dryer access, coffee maker and Starbucks coffee, environmentally friendly bath products and alarm clock-radio. Units with kitchens are fully equipped with utensils, cutlery, cookware, plates, settings, glassware, dish towels, dish soap, dish washer detergent, trash bags, toaster and a dishwasher. Mountain homes and condominiums with decks are equipped with a barbeque, firewood is provided for units with wood burning fireplaces. Laundry facilities are either in the unit or nearby in the same building. Access to the Northstar Resort Recreation Center ($2 per person, per day) with outdoor spas, swimming pools, sauna, tennis courts, fitness center and teen center. (Recreation Center fees are not included in the lodging rate and are on a pay per visit basis). Resort fee of $15 per night plus tax is included in all rates
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