TransWorld Snowboarding, the snowboarding industry’s most respected publication, has recognized Northstar-at-TahoeTM and Sierra-at-TahoeÂ® Resorts as Top 10 resorts in the country in its annual resort poll. Released in the November 2008 issue, the annual resort poll focuses on three main categories: Overall Resort, Parks, and Pipes.
Northstar Resort was ranked as the # 3 Overall Resort, as well as # 3 in the Parks category and # 3 in the Pipes category. The rankings reflect Northstar Resort’s dedication to the terrain park experience. “Our goal has always been to blend quality and consistency with a healthy dose of progression and fun factor in our terrain parks,” commented Chris Gunnarson, Director of Youth Market Development for Booth Creek Resorts. “It’s rewarding to see an acknowledgement in the polls and rankings. Northstar’s success with its park program is a testament to great planning and execution on the part of a stellar crew led by Chris Castaneda and Mike Schipani.”
Northstar Resort also ranked as the # 23 Top Resort in the West by SKI Magazine as well as the # 8 resort for Top Family Programs and # 3 resort for Terrain Parks. Northstar Resort was also voted Best Ski Resort by readers of Diablo Magazine in the Bay Area and the # 2 Best Ski and Snowboard Resort by the Reno News & Review.
About Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort
One of the finest year-round mountain resorts in North America, Northstar Resort is host to a new base area village featuring 35 unique shops and restaurants, a conference center, 9,000 square foot skating rink, on-site lodging, special events and more. A winter sport enthusiast’s paradise, Northstar Resort offers 89 ski trails spread across 2,904 acres, award-winning terrain parks and snow sports including alpine and telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and tubing. Summer activities include mountain biking, golfing, scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking, fly-fishing and more.
Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort is located on Highway 267, just six miles north of Lake Tahoe and six miles south of downtown Truckee. For more information, call 1.800.GO.NORTH (1.800.466.6784) or visit www.NorthstarAtTahoe.com.