Snowmaking has begun!4 Reasons to Love Early WinterQ&A With Northstar Pro Team Skier David WiseTop 4 Northstar Places To Stay
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 tōst, a tradition during which […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Trail Report

Andrew “Sully” Sullivan here, Northstar Bike Park trail crew manager and trail designer. In the spring on day 1 I drive around the mountain checking the trails, making a list of the maintenance and new trail builds that have to be done this summer. I take a quick break at the top of Livewire to […]

Q&A With Northstar Pro Team Skier David Wise

Northstar pro team skier, Olympic gold medalist and Reno native David Wise recently returned from Sochi, Russia, after winning a gold medal in Men’s Ski Halfpipe. We sat down with him to get his take on the Olympic experience and what it’s like to compete on the biggest stage in sports. The whole Olympic experience […]