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Northstar California’s Summit Smokehouse Re-Opens With a Fresh New Look
07 December 2018

Northstar California’s Summit Smokehouse Re-Opens With a Fresh New Look

The Summit Smokehouse at Northstar California re-opens Dec. 14, 2018, weather permitting, after being renovated physically and conceptually to focus on a creative menu with simple, hand-crafted ingredients. The concept extends beyond the kitchen into the beverage station, which most notably hosts no single-use cups in alignment with the company’s Commitment to Zero.
Kirkwood to Open the Entire Mountain; Heavenly and Northstar Expand Skier and Rider Access
06 December 2018

Kirkwood to Open the Entire Mountain; Heavenly and Northstar Expand Skier and Rider Access

Kirkwood Mountain Resort plans to open the entire mountain Saturday, Dec. 8, weather permitting, making it the first fully-open resort in the Tahoe Basin. Mother Nature continues to provide expanded terrain at Northstar California and Heavenly Mountain Resorts beginning today, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 8.
The Best of Tahoe Resorts Expand Ski and Ride Terrain
04 December 2018

The Best of Tahoe Resorts Expand Ski and Ride Terrain

After receiving nearly four feet of fresh snowfall, the Best of Tahoe Resorts, including Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain, expand terrain for skiers and riders ahead of the holiday season.
Vail Resorts EpicPromise Announces Annual Community Grant Award Winners
04 December 2018

Vail Resorts EpicPromise Announces Annual Community Grant Award Winners

Vail Resorts EpicPromise is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-19 community grants cycle. 93 local non-profit organizations received $1.9 million in cash, as well as additional in-kind product support aimed at supporting the issues that matter most to the Truckee and South Lake Tahoe communities. Across the company, Vail Resorts will give $11.4 million in support to more than 250 community non-profits over the upcoming year.
Rusutsu, Japan Joins the Epic Pass for the 2019-20 Winter Season
03 December 2018

Rusutsu, Japan Joins the Epic Pass for the 2019-20 Winter Season

Vail Resorts today announced a long-term alliance with one of the most renowned resorts in the world for deep powder and tree skiing, Rusutsu Resort, located in Hokkaido, Japan, just 90 minutes from Sapporo and New Chitose Airport. Beginning with the 2019-20 season, the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic Australia Pass will offer five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at the three unique, interlinked mountains that make up Rusutsu Resort.

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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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