10 December 2019

Significant Terrain Opening for Heavenly, Kirkwood and Northstar

This week, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Kirkwood Mountain Resort and Northstar California Resort will continue to open additional terrain prior to the weekend. Each resort has received more than 4-feet of snow in December alone, with Kirkwood receiving more than 6-feet of snow this month. Heavenly will open the California side of the resort on Wednesday, Kirkwood plans to open 100% of skiable terrain beginning Friday, and Northstar plans to add additional terrain on Mt. Pluto.
29 November 2019

Fresh Snow Highlights Northstar and Kirkwood 2019-20 Opening Days

Today, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort welcomed the 2019-20 winter season, after each receiving over two-feet of fresh snow in the last week. A winter wonderland of elevated family fun greeted guests at Northstar, while skiers and riders at Kirkwood dropped into their winter flow with fresh snow falling and 7-inches of new snow received in the last 24 hours.
19 November 2019

Heavenly Mountain Resort and Northstar California Resort Announce Updates to Start of 2019-20 Season

Heavenly Mountain Resort and Northstar California Resort today announced updated opening days, originally set for Friday, Nov. 22, due to unusually warm November weather that limited snowmaking production. Heavenly will target Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Northstar will target Friday, Nov. 29 to open for skiing and snowboarding. Kirkwood will announce an opening date in the coming days.
19 November 2019

Michael Mina’s Bourbon Pub Northstar Opens in Time for the Winter Season

Award-winning MINA Group, in partnership with Vail Resorts, is thrilled to announce the opening of Bourbon Pub at the base of Lake Tahoe’s acclaimed Northstar California Resort in late November 2019. The restaurant will be a stand-out après ski destination within The Village at Northstar, presenting a lively year-round gathering place for elevated pub inspired food, craft cocktails, entertainment, and an impressive selection of beer and wine.
28 October 2019

Snowmaking begins in Tahoe, Opening Day Celebrations set for Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood

Cold temperatures and dry air have created ideal conditions for making snow in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The start of snowmaking is an exciting reminder that opening day celebrations at all three resorts, collectively known as the #TahoeTrifecta, are right around the corner.
01 October 2019

Northstar California Resort Implements Updated Parking Management Plan for 2019-20 Winter Season

Northstar California Resort today announced it will implement an updated strategic parking management plan. The overall plan will preserve and maximize the resort’s parking capacity while expediting incoming traffic and reducing congestion on Northstar Drive, ultimately improving the guest experience.
18 September 2019

Hundreds of Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood Employees Volunteer for 10th Annual EpicPromise Week

To celebrate Vail Resort’s 10th year of EpicPromise Week, more than 300 employees combined volunteered hundreds of hours with local community programs focused on youth, education and the environment. This year, EpicPromise volunteers from Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort contributed to four different projects around Lake Tahoe.
23 August 2019

Vail Resorts Announces Mountain Division Leadership Changes

Vail Resorts today announced that Executive Vice President Chris Jarnot will step down from his role, following an impressive 34-year career with Vail Resorts. With Jarnot’s transition, and in anticipation of the closing of the Peak Resorts acquisition, the Company has announced the creation of three new regional leadership roles to support Vail Resorts’ growing global portfolio.
07 August 2019

Northstar California Resort Hosts Only US Stop of the 2019 Enduro World Series August 24-25

Northstar California Resort will host the only U.S. stop during the 2019 Enduro World Series (EWS), August 24-25. Presented by North Lake Tahoe Resort Association (NLTRA), the penultimate EWS event at Northstar Mountain Bike Park will feature 600 athletes competing in arguably the birthplace of mountain biking, for round seven of the sold-out competition.
26 April 2019

Vail Resorts Names Deirdra Walsh Vice Presient and General Manager of Northstar California Resort

Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Deirdra Walsh, formerly senior director of mountain dining at Park City Mountain in Utah, to vice president and general manager of Northstar California Resort, effective April 25, 2019.