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As Much as Six Feet of New Snow Delivered to Top Ski Resorts throughout Western North America
30 November 2016

As Much as Six Feet of New Snow Delivered to Top Ski Resorts throughout Western North America

Within a week of opening for the ski season, resorts throughout western North America received a massive dose of winter weather – including the arrival of as much as six feet of snow accumulation and cold temperatures which dipped to the single digits. National weather forecasts call for additional snowfall and continued cold temperatures throughout the first week of December.
Snowmaking to Begin at Best of Tahoe Resorts
04 November 2016

Snowmaking to Begin at Best of Tahoe Resorts

Lake Tahoe experienced a 400 percent increase in average rainfall for the month of October according to the National Weather Service, culminating in “the second wettest October in recorded history.” The weather is setting up Tahoe’s most consistent and reliable snow surfaces for the rest of the season by soaking the bases at all three resorts. The October precipitation and cold temperatures, combined with recent snowfall, have created an incredible opportunity to begin snowmaking at Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.
Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood will Host National Hiring Event Saturday, Nov. 5
20 October 2016

Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood will Host National Hiring Event Saturday, Nov. 5

The Best of Tahoe Resorts: Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain are accepting applications for the upcoming winter 2016-17 season and will host hiring events on-site at each location on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 from 2-5 p.m. Northstar will also offer a separate morning event from 9-11a.m., before the afternoon event. The resorts will hold on-the-spot interviews and are prepared to extend same-day job offers. Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood are in search of passionate, ambitious and brave employees to fill a variety of full-time and part-time positions at any of the three resorts in departments including food and beverage, mountain operations, retail, rentals, ticket and pass sales and more., The Best of Tahoe Resorts will also hire ages 14 and up for jobs as cashiers, Ski and Snowboard School teachers’ assistants, guest services representatives, parking attendants, cleaning attendants, ticket sales, scanning and other mountain and village departments.
Excellence in Cuisine, Culinary Technique Demonstrations and Savory Tastes Converge at the 31st Annual Autumn Food and Wine Festival, September 9 – 11, 2016
15 August 2016

Excellence in Cuisine, Culinary Technique Demonstrations and Savory Tastes Converge at the 31st Annual Autumn Food and Wine Festival, September 9 – 11, 2016

The 31st Annual Autumn Food and Wine Festival returns to Northstar California Resort from Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11, inviting foodies spanning Northern California, Lake Tahoe and Reno to savor flavors of California. As Lake Tahoe’s most prestigious culinary celebration, the Autumn Food and Wine Festival continues to bring guests innovative teaching sessions with the addition of new experiences this year including a Star Tour wine pairing, the final phase of competition for Northstar’s Mountain Kids Cook-Off, a family movie night with delicious wines for adults age 21 and over to enjoy, and much more.
Europe is Epic! Vail Resorts Adds Iconic European Ski Resorts in France, Italy, Switzerland and Austria to Its Industry-Leading Season Pass
01 September 2016

Europe is Epic! Vail Resorts Adds Iconic European Ski Resorts in France, Italy, Switzerland and Austria to Its Industry-Leading Season Pass

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – How do you pack more value into a ski pass which already includes world-class destinations like Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Park City and Heavenly? Make it the only multi-resort pass to offer significant access to European skiing and snowboarding. Today Vail Resorts announced it will add Les 3 Vallees, Paradiski and Tignes-Val d’Isere in France, Skirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta in Italy, 4 Vallees in Switzerland, and Arlberg in Austria to the 2016-2017 lineup of the Epic Pass, which is already

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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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