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Heavenly and Northstar Now Open for 2020-21 Winter Season
20 November 2020

Heavenly and Northstar Now Open for 2020-21 Winter Season

Heavenly Mountain Resort and Northstar California Resort kicked off a successful start to the 2020-21 ski and ride season today. With a winter operating plan focused on comprehensive safety protocols, they were the first two Tahoe area ski resorts to open.
Snowmaking begins in Tahoe, Opening Days set for Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood
26 October 2020

Snowmaking begins in Tahoe, Opening Days set for Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood

Cold temperatures and dry air have created ideal conditions for making snow in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort all plan to take advantage of this week’s cool weather window to build a solid base for the upcoming 2020-21 winter season.
Northstar California Resort to Open Additional Activities, Including Bike Park, for Summer Operations with Commitment to Employee and Guest Safety
25 June 2020

Northstar California Resort to Open Additional Activities, Including Bike Park, for Summer Operations with Commitment to Employee and Guest Safety

Northstar California Resort today announced additional summer activities to open early July. Scenic lift rides on Big Springs Gondola, hiking access, and grab n’ go food and drink options from the Lodge at Big Springs will open on July 3. The Northstar Bike Park will open with select trails on July 10. Riders are encouraged to pre-purchase a season bike haul pass or day tickets to access a range of beginner to expert rated trails via the Big Springs Gondola and the Zephyr Express chairlift. The Northstar Golf Course will open July 15.
Soak up Spring Sun in the #TahoeTrifecta: Bluebird Days, Live Music, Outdoor Après
10 March 2020

Soak up Spring Sun in the #TahoeTrifecta: Bluebird Days, Live Music, Outdoor Après

Spring is nearly here, meaning longer days and more time for the sun to shine. Thanks to a strong start to the winter, with more than 16-feet of snow at each resort, the #TahoeTrifecta (Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood) are well set up to welcome springtime skiing and riding with bluebird days, outdoor après, food and drink specials, and lively events.
Significant Terrain Opening for Heavenly, Kirkwood and Northstar
10 December 2019

Significant Terrain Opening for Heavenly, Kirkwood and Northstar

This week, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Kirkwood Mountain Resort and Northstar California Resort will continue to open additional terrain prior to the weekend. Each resort has received more than 4-feet of snow in December alone, with Kirkwood receiving more than 6-feet of snow this month. Heavenly will open the California side of the resort on Wednesday, Kirkwood plans to open 100% of skiable terrain beginning Friday, and Northstar plans to add additional terrain on Mt. Pluto.

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The Bike Park Opens Early

The Northstar Bike Park is opening early this year! With recent rain (and a bit of snow), the dirt is wet and loamy, making for what could be the best opening conditions ever. We’ve be running Village Express (Big Springs Gondola is currently undergoing a retrofit, and will re-open in mid-June) as well as Zephyr ...

2014-15 February Snow Report

Tuesday February 17, 2015 Here at Northstar California Resort our snowmakers and snow surfaces team work hard to provide our mountain with the best conditions possible, regardless of what Mother Nature sends our way. Along with our natural snowfall, we ensure quality snow surfaces with the use of our state-of-the-art snowmaking systems on every zone of the ...

Northstar Gear Guide

As you prepare for your trip, we know you’re on the hunt for the best gear to make sure you look and feel good in any weather. That’s why we’ve put together this custom gear guide, featuring gear that’ll give you the best possible experience at Northstar. Read on to learn the ins and outs of each piece ...

Direct Flights from NYC to Tahoe!

On January 13th, JetBlue announced it would offer direct flights from JFK International Airport in New York to Reno-Tahoe International Airport. This will be the first time daily non-stop service has ever been offered between these locations, creating a new thoroughfare for New York skiers to access Lake Tahoe and Northstar. This flight, which has ...

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