Northstar Mountain Resort Day Trip

A day trip, for skiers only, to Northstar Mountain Resort is suggested for Tuesday or Thursday. This is an unscheduled event.  Alpine skiing at NorthStar via carpooling, 

Day trip to Northstar Mountain Resort includes the following:

1) Downhill skiing

2) Cross country skiing is available here, but this day is unscheduled. A scheduled cross country ski trip will be offered on Wednesday at Kirkwood Ski Resort.



Location: Northstar Mountain Resort is located near the north shore of Lake Tahoe. It is about a one and a half hour drive in good conditions from Lakeland Village, South Lake Tahoe.

Northstar Mountain Resort, is one of Lake Tahoe’s premier ski resorts. The resort offers downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing.

The Epic Ski Pass is good here for downhill skiing. For more information about the Epic Ski Pass visit or visit a separate posting in this blog titled “Epic Pass.”

Downhill skiing at Northstar Resort

Over 3000 acres of skiable terrain. Impeccable grooming, incredible tree skiing and a variety of terrain options suitable for any ability level. The resort also contains world-class terrain parks and a super pipe designed by Olympian Shaun White.

Cross Country & snowshoeing

Mid mountain cross country ski center has 35 kilometers of scenic trails that are perfect for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. For cross-country skiing and snowshoeing information, instruction and equipment rentals, visit the weblink below:



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Northstar Ski Resort from Heavenly Ski Resort  – Car pooling from our lodgings. Drivers are requested not to ask for rental cost reimbursement but encourage passengers to contribute gas money per ride

Cost (other than transportation)

Downhill ski – Epic pass

Cross country skiing – see link above

Snacks/hot lunch at resort – $15-$20

Trail maps

Trail maps for Northstar can be found on the Northstar Resort website at or on this blog under the link for Lake Tahoe maps found at the top of this page.

Northstar helpful links

Disclaimer: Any information provided in this blog is subject to change, anytime, without notice


This posting was revised 3/4/22