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Since 2010, Northstar has been owned by Vail Resorts, which also owns Heavenly Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe and four other ski resorts in Colorado, including Vail, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Beaver Creek. Previously, Northstar had been owned by Booth Creek, a holdings company managed by George Nield Gillett Jr., the owner of the now defunct Gillett Holdings, a former owner of Vail Associates.
Skiable Acres: 3,170
Vertical Drop: 2,280 ft (695 m)
Elevation (Summit): 8,610 ft (2,624 m)
Elevation (Mid-Mtn): 6,800 ft (2,073 m)
Elevation (Village): 6,330 ft (1,929 m)
Winter Season: Mid-Nov. to Mid-April*
Avg. Annual Snowfall: 350 in (9 m)
Avg. Daytime High: 43Â°F (6Â°C) Nov. - Apr.
Avg.Overnight Low: 21Â°F (-6Â°C) Nov. - Apr.
Snowmaking Coverage: 50% (largest system in N. Lake Tahoe)
On-Mountain Dining: Mid-mtn, Summit, Zephyr Lodge, Ritz-Carlton
Snow Tubing: Lift-accessed
Licensed (ages 2+)
Overnight Ski/Board Check: Yes
Ski & Snowboard School: Yes
Tuning & Repairs: Yes
Nordic Activites: Cross Country skiing (classic & skate), snowshoeing and Telemark skiing.
Longest Run: 1.4 miles, Logger's Loop
Gladed Tree-Skiing: 7 trails, 600+ acres
Gate-Accessed Advanced Terrain: 347 acres (Sawtooth Ridge, White Rabbit)
Gondolas: 2 (1 express, 1 pulse)
Six-Pack Express: 1 (chondola)
Quad Express Chairs: 7
Quad Fixed-Grip Chairs: 1
Triple Chairs: 2
Tow/Surface Lifts: 2
Magic Carpets: 5
Uphill Capacity: 34,799 skiers per hour
Terrain Parks + Pipes
Terrain Parks: 7
Pinball: medium + large
Burton Progression Park: small + medium
DC Straits Park: large
The Stash: sm + med + lg
Lil' Stash: small
Superpipe: 22-foot (on Cat's Face)
Fun Parks: 1 with Terrain
Magic Moguls: small
Adventure Parks: For kids
Jib Park: small
Upper Mineshaft: small
Accolades: #7 Pipes, #8 Parks, #8 Overall Resort
Terrain Park Designer: Snow Park Technologies (SPT) and the Northstar Terrain Park Crew
Year Round Services & Amenities
Skating: 9,000 sq. ft. ice/roller rink
On-site Shuttle: Complimentary
Rental Shops: 2 (Village, mid-mountain)
Demo Centers: 2 (Village, mid-mountain)
Day Lockers: Yes
Bungy: Apex Bungy trampoline
Gas Station: Yes
Swim & Racquet Club
Outdoor heated lap pool, outdoor spas, saunas, fitness center and teen center (for Northstar California lodging guests only)
Village at Northstarâ„¢
Village at Northstarâ„¢
Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
NorthstarÂ® Lodging: Hotel style rooms, village lofts, studios, condominiums, and mountain homes.
Tahoe Mountain Resorts Lodging: Luxury villas in the Village at Northstarâ„¢ - Great Bear Lodge, Iron Horse, Catamount, Big Horn and One Village Place.
Northstar Lodgeâ„¢ ~ HyattÂ®: 2 and 3 bedroom residences amongst ponderosa pines in a coveted slope side location.
Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe: 170 guest rooms. 25 Ritz-Carlton Club fractional ownership units.
1.800.GO.NORTH (1.800.466.6784) or 530.562.2205
Beds: 10,000+ within a 15-mile radius of Truckee, North Tahoe and Incline Village (with a pillow count of 5,500)
Amenities + Services: All Northstar Resort lodging guests receive a variety of complimentary amenities and services, as well as access to the Recreation Center ($2 per person, per day) with lap pool, spas, game room, sauna and health club.
All rentals are within minutes of the chairlifts and are serviced by a complimentary on-site shuttle system.
Conference + Meeting Space Center
More than 5,000 square feet of on-site, year-round conference and banquet facilities with experienced event planners
Weddings: Northstar, located between Lake Tahoe and Truckee, is an exceptional setting for your Lake Tahoe wedding.
Family Reunions Lake Tahoe family reunions at Northstar are sure to provide activity for everybody!
We offer group rates on all of our winter and summer products including group rates on lodging, skiing, golf and more.
Mountain Bike + Hike Park:
Most extensive lift-served Mountain Bike Park in the Western U.S.
Miles of Trails 100+
Number of Trails 52
Total Lifts 3
Geocaching: GPS units for rent
Golfing: 18 holes (par 72)
Roller Skating: 9,000 square foot rink
Tennis Courts: 10
Fly-fishing: 10-acre stocked reservoir (Sawmill Lake)
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