Northstar California

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Place Category: Bike Parks and Ski AreasPlace Tags: Biking&Cycling, CrossCountry(XC)Skiing, Hiking&Backpacking, Skiing&Snowboarding, Snowplay&Sledding, Snowshoeing, and Tahoe/Truckee

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    Northstar California, previously known as Northstar-at-Tahoe, is located near the north shore of Lake Tahoe and is home to over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain. The resort is known for its laid back atmosphere coupled with high-end luxury accommodations, shopping and dining.The resort is home to impeccable grooming, incredible tree skiing and a variety of terrain options suitable for any ability level. The resort also contains world-class terrain parks and a 22-foot superpipe designed by Olympian Shaun White.


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    Mountain Facts
    Average Snowfall 350 in (889 cm)
    Top Elevation 8,610 ft (2,624 m)
    Base Elevation 6,330 ft (1,929 m)
    Vertical Rise 2,280 ft (695 m)
    Rideable Acres 3,170
    Lifts 20 lifts – 2 gondolas, 1 “Six Pack” high speed, 8 quads, 2 triples, 2 two lifts, 2 magic carpets
    Trails 100
    Terrain Parks 7
    Longest Run 1.4 miles (2.25 km) (Logger’s Loop)
    Snowmaking Coverage 1500 of 3170 acres
    Terrain 13% beginner
    60% intermediate
    27% advanced

    For more information about summer activities, including downhill mountain biking, visit

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