01 December 2017

Northstar California Resort Begins Operations For The 2017-18 Winter Season

Northstar California opens Friday, Dec. 1 at 8:30 a.m. to the public after a record-breaking winter of snowfall during the 2016-17 winter season.
14 November 2017

Lake Tahoe Skiers and Snowboarders Have Access to Heavenly Mountain Resort Beginning Nov. 17

Heavenly Mountain Resort will open for the 2017-2018 season on Friday, Nov. 17, and it’s not too late for skiers and snowboarders to get their Epic Pass, which are still available until Nov. 19. Epic passholders have access to Heavenly Mountain, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Keystone Resort and Whistler Blackcomb for early season skiing and riding.
06 November 2017

Last Chance to Ski the Best of Tahoe and Whistler Blackcomb with an Epic Local Pass is Sunday, Nov. 19.

Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner at Lake Tahoe and the last chance to purchase a 2017-2018 season pass for the Best of Tahoe Resorts, as well as Whistler Blackcomb, is Sunday, Nov. 19. Heavenly Mountain and Northstar California Resorts began snowmaking earlier this month in advance of opening day slated for Friday, Nov. 17 at Heavenly and Northstar and Wednesday, Nov. 22 at Kirkwood. This announcement comes after receiving more than 700 inches of snow during the 2016-2017 winter season – the most snowfall on record for more than two decades.
01 August 2017

Ski the Best of Tahoe and Whistler Blackcomb with the Epic Local Pass

Epic Local pass holders can now ski Whistler Blackcomb, the largest resort in North America, and the Best of Tahoe resorts, including Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain. The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over three days of skiing or riding and offers West Coast skiers and snowboarders unlimited access to Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe and Park City in Utah with limited holiday restrictions; unlimited access to Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado and 10 days total at Whistler Blackcomb in Canada, Vail and Beaver Creek in Colorado, and Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont. At just $639 for adults and $339 for children, skiers and snowboarders who purchase their 2017-2018 Epic Local Pass before September 4, 2017 are guaranteed the lowest price.
26 May 2017

Northstar California Launches 2017 Summer Operations with Improved Bike Trails, Women’s Programming and Golf Experiences

Northstar California Resort kicks-off summer 2017 by providing premier mountain biking, golfing and family activities at Lake Tahoe. Whether escaping with the kids or retreating with girlfriends, the smell of roasting s’mores isn’t far behind.
18 May 2017

Vail Resorts’ 1% For The Forest Partnership with The Nature Conservancy Helps to Protect and Restore Ecological Stewardship Projects

The Nature Conservancy and Vail Resorts announce the 1% For The Forest initiative, a beneficiary project in which one percent of revenue from Epic Discovery activities at Heavenly Mountain Resort help fund important ecological restoration and conservation projects managed by The Nature Conservancy. The important eco-discovery projects, the Independence Lake Preserve and River Fork Ranch Preserve, connect citizens of the region with uniquely iconic natural settings.
07 March 2017

The 2017-2018 Epic Local Pass Unlocks the Best of the West with Access to Whistler Blackcomb, Park City and Tahoe; 2016-2017 Ski Season Extended at Heavenly and Northstar

While Tahoe continues to enjoy the largest snowpack in 22 years, skiers and snowboarders already are looking ahead to the 2017-2018 winter season and the addition of iconic Whistler Blackcomb on the Epic Local Pass. The Epic Local Pass offers West Coast skiers and snowboarders the best value on access to Whistler Blackcomb in British Colombia, Canada; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe; and Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapaho Basin in Colorado, with limited restrictions.
22 February 2017

Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Announce Extended Ski Season

Amidst the largest snowpack in 22 years, the Best of Tahoe Resorts announce extended ski seasons for Heavenly Mountain Resort daily through April 23, and the weekend of April 28 – 30; Northstar California now offers skiing through April 23. Kirkwood continues with legendary spring skiing through April 16.
21 February 2017

Northstar Mountain Master Plan Approved by Placer County Board of Supervisors

Northstar California Resort announces that the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in favor of the Northstar Mountain Master Plan. A roadmap for the next two decades, the plan is designed to help lengthen current guest stays and solidify Northstar as a premiere destination resort. It provides guests with a wider, more diverse array of terrain offerings and recreational activities, facilitating an improved and extended vacation experience for the destination and day-use guest.