Ski Northstar at Tahoe: Mountain Resort Information

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Mountain Information

Visitors come to Northstar-at-Tahoe for a chance to experience 3,000 acres of skiable terrain with a 2,280’ vertical drop. Read More

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  • Skiable Terrain: 3,000 acres
  • Trails are 13% beginner, 60% intermediate, 27% advanced
  • Longest Run: 1.4 miles


With 60% of the mountain ranking as intermediate terrain and two advanced bowls for an added challenge, Northstar is an intermediate skiers dream. Looking for some easier runs? Don’t worry, Northstar has plenty of beginner runs to build your skills.  Couple this with five terrain parks and two half pipes, and you've got something for everyone. 

Mountain Details

  • Skiable Terrain: 3,000 acres, 13% beginner, 60% intermediate, 27% advanced.
  • Average Annual Snowfall: 350 inches
  • Lifts: 19
  • Base Elevation: 7,330’
  • Summit Elevation: 6,800’
  • Vertical Drop: 2,280’
  • Backcountry Terrain: 344 acres
  • Longest Run: 1.4 miles

Mountain Activities

In addition to skiing, visitors to Northstar can enjoy tubing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and several terrain parks.


Northstar offers a variety of options for skiers looking for rentals, shopping, and dining.

  • Rentals & Shopping: Equipment rentals and shopping are available at The Village and Mid-Mountain lodges.
  • Dining: There are many dining options at the base Village. There are on-mountain restaurants located at Big Springs Lodge and The Summit Deck.

Contact Info

To contact Northstar call 800.GO.NORTH.