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  • > 80%
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Bike Park Closed for Season. Opens on May 25
      Map defaulted to winter mode.
      Hidden among the trees in the majestic Martis Valley in North Lake Tahoe, Northstar California welcomes friends and families looking to get more out of their mountain getaway. We invite you to discover what makes our resort unforgettable, where a weekend together feels timeless, and you have the space you need to feel comfortable.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Private Property
      Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 10
      • 5
      • 14
      • 11
      • 7

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 13, 2020
      Day Ticket
      $58 USD
      Uplift Type
      Chair Lift
      Season start
      May 25
      Season end
      Sep 30

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      125
      Trails Mountain Bike
      47
      Trails E-Bike
      39
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      1
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      79
      Trails Nordic Ski
      18
      Total Distance
      93 miles
      Total Descent
      60,587 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,727 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,589 ft
      Reports
      312
      Photos
      530
      Ridden Counter
      17,473

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Video: Melamed, Gauvin, Lanthier Nadeau & Ostroski Take on America in Episode 5 of 'The Jank Files'
      Sep 6, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The combination of moon dust and boulders at Northstar meant staying upright was a gamble on every stage.
      Video: WynTV Post Race Interviews - EWS Northstar
      Aug 28, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Wyn interviews the survivors of Gnar-Star
      5 Things We Learned at EWS Northstar
      Aug 26, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      As the action heated up in California, here are five things we noticed from behind the tape.

      Photos of Northstar California Resort Mountain Bike

      trail: Gypsy
      10 |
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 10:54pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      trail: Boondocks
      14 |
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 10:49pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      trail: Karpiel
      30 |
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 10:03am
      Jul 29, 2021
      trail: River Styx
      12 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 2:28pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      trail: River Styx
      15 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 2:28pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      trail: Livewire
      15 |
      Jul 3, 2021 @ 6:14pm
      Jul 3, 2021
      trail: Speed Control
      174 |
      Dec 5, 2015 @ 8:25pm
      Dec 5, 2015
      trail: Speed Control
      1,880 |
      Feb 8, 2010 @ 6:06pm
      Feb 8, 2010
      | 4 comments

      Videos of Northstar California Resort Mountain Bike

      northstar ripping
      trail: Livewire
      8 | Nov 29, 2021
      Inside Lines at Northstar bike park
      | Oct 6, 2021
      Northstar sends (mostly)
      trail: Livewire
      11 | Aug 25, 2021
      Livewire POV
      trail: Livewire
      62 | Mar 11, 2021
      Nose Case
      trail: Livewire
      | Jan 8, 2021
      Friday Fails Submission
      trail: Livewire
      86 | Oct 26, 2020
      Pinball Wizard
      trail: Coaster
      0:19 | 59 | Sep 20, 2020
      Chute from Hell
      0:08 | 190 | Sep 19, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Coaster
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Sep 25, 2021
      DryBaunty
      Livewire
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Sep 25, 2021
      VariableBaunty
      Mineshaft
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Sep 25, 2021
      VariableBaunty
      Gypsy
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Sep 25, 2021
      DryBaunty
      The Woods
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Sep 25, 2021
      VariableBaunty
      Liftline
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Sep 25, 2021
      DryBaunty
      Playground
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 10:26am
      Sep 18, 2021
      DryshiftcraftAlways a fun warmup run and place to to...
      Speed Control
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 10:26am
      Sep 18, 2021
      Very DryshiftcraftFun but be careful. Traction one moment....
      Phodogg
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 10:26am
      Sep 18, 2021
      DryshiftcraftBitchen terrain variety. Slippery in spots.
      Flameout
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 10:26am
      Sep 18, 2021
      IdealshiftcraftRiding great in my opinion.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1804990Flowchaseraddvideonorthstar ripping
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 12:13pm
      Nov 29, 2021
      user #2880071billgranadosriddentrailLivewire
      Nov 23, 2021 @ 12:35pm
      Nov 23, 2021
      user #535829drewdrewdrewliuwishlisttrailSticks & Stones
      Oct 30, 2021 @ 8:57am
      Oct 30, 2021
      user #1916586arzueckriddentrailLivewire and 3 more
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Oct 15, 2021
      user #1746145SierraSkierriddentrailSouth Perimeter Trail: Lookout Mountain
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 2:16pm
      Oct 6, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1612469TtrutstrailSticks & StonesGnarly
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 10:15pm
      Aug 2, 2021
      user #1261302sarahz4trailThe WoodsThis is really fun! Feels pretty challenging...
      Jul 8, 2021 @ 8:08pm
      Jul 8, 2021
      user #833212judge-shreddtrailFlameoutMost pedally black diamond at Northstar for...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 3:29pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      user #833212judge-shreddtrailBoondocksThis trail is no joke, but it's probably the...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      user #833212judge-shreddtrailTell No TalesRode for the first time today, very cool! Top...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 3:27pm
      Aug 8, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Mount Watson 8 22 13 23.1 km
      Sawtooth 8 23 93.5 km
      Waddle Ranch 1 5 13.5 km
      Carnelian Bay 2 43.7 km
      Tahoe Cross Country 24 13 14.6 km

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      2Six Jump Parkskill parkTruckee

      Pinkbike Articles

      Sep 5, 2019
      Video: Melamed, Gauvin, Lanthier Nadeau &amp; Ostroski Take on America in Episode 5 of 'The Jank Files' Video: Melamed, Gauvin, Lanthier Nadeau & Ostroski Take on America in Episode 5 of 'The Jank Files'
      The combination of moon dust and boulders at Northstar meant staying upright was a gamble on every stage.
      Aug 28, 2019
      Video: WynTV Post Race Interviews - EWS Northstar Video: WynTV Post Race Interviews - EWS Northstar
      Wyn interviews the survivors of Gnar-Star
      Aug 26, 2019
      5 Things We Learned at EWS Northstar 5 Things We Learned at EWS Northstar
      As the action heated up in California, here are five things we noticed from behind the tape.
      Aug 30, 2017
      Smith, Watts Crowned 2017 IMBA National Enduro Series Champions Smith, Watts Crowned 2017 IMBA National Enduro Series Champions
      The first IMBA National Enduro Series closes with the final event at Northstar Resort. Series standings and more inside.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4749 miles18,504 ft35 miles2,717 ft
      #290#12953031247,321
      E-Bike3941 miles15,719 ft30 miles2,205 ft
      #87#25310118
      Hike511 miles2,671 ft6 miles2,185 ft
      #4,339#2,08327848
      Trail Running1
      #5,780#2,66327835
      Horse11,568 ft82 ft98 ft
      #874170
      Downhill Ski7944 miles42,083 ft43 miles2,215 ft
      #115372
      Nordic Ski18
      #3694
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      • Admins: DPMR, pedrodelmonte, NORTHSTAR, BONC, sscrimager, elikat715, Jaybarre, Jeffomar, truk13
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      • northstar california resort activity log | embed map of Northstar California Resort mountain bike trails | northstar california resort mountain biking points of interest

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