19 May 2015

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 ...
17 February 2015

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 ...
30 January 2015

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 ...
18 January 2015

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 ...
08 January 2015

2014-15 January Snow Report

Thursday January 8, 2015 Fresh into the new year and 2015 is already bringing Northstar California Resort some thrilling additions to our mountain. Over the past few days our terrain park crew and snow surfaces teams have been busy shaping California’s only super pipe. It will be hard to miss as it is placed just above the ...
29 December 2014

2014-15 December Snow Report

Monday December 29, 2014 It has been an amazing December here at Northstar California Resort. Mother Nature has blessed us with a total of 52 inches of snow just this month alone and the forecast is calling for even more tonight. Along with the natural snowfall, our snowmakers have been extremely busy blowing snow all over ...
23 November 2014

2014-15 November Snow Report

Sunday November 23, 2014 It has been an exciting opening weekend here at Northstar! We were able to kick off the 14-15 season with a light layer of fresh snow Friday morning which made conditions absolutely epic. The weather has been optimal for blowing snow due to the night time inversions we’ve been receiving. With these cold temperatures, ...
08 November 2014

Snowmaking has begun!

The early November storm brought 4 inches of fresh snow to Northstar. With that, snowmaking kicked off on the mountain thanks to the largest, most powerful snowmaking system in North Lake Tahoe and a very experienced mountain operations team.   Northstar’s scheduled opening day is November 21st! New this season, all are invited to tÅ?st, a tradition during which ...
10 October 2014

4 Reasons to Love Early Winter

As I approach my third winter living in Tahoe, I’m beginning to gain a better understanding of the tides of the seasons. Spring has a fresh, renewed feeling. Summer is loud, warm and sometimes chaotic. Fall has a peaceful tone – the calm before the winter storm – there are usually one or two light snowfalls to get us ...
05 August 2014

Pumps on Pedals: Ladies’ Ride Night at Northstar

If you’re a girl who has ever been on a bike, you’ve probably had an experience that nearly all women riders have had – hauling butt to keep up with the boys, and the frustration that typically ensues when, despite hauling butt, you can’t keep up or can’t get over that tricky rock. I started riding bikes when ...