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North Tahoe's Premier Ski-In/Ski-Out Destination


Surrounded by tall timbers and snowy mountain vistas, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is a premier winter destination. With exclusive ski-in/ski-out access, mountain concierge services, and elevated après-ski delights, your luxury ski vacation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains awaits.

Mountain Concierge

Our mountain concierge would be delighted to assist with your equipment needs. Hotel guests have the luxury of storing their equipment overnight and having it ready in the morning when it is time to hit the slopes.

Slopeside Recreation
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Snowshoeing & Snowmobiling

Experience the fastest-growing winter sport in the world! Snowshoeing is easy to learn on carefully groomed, scenic trails with state-of-the-art equipment. Or, take an exciting snowmobile ride through the Tahoe National Forest and experience spectacular panoramic views of the Sierra Mountain Range and Lake Tahoe.

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Cross-Country Skiing

North Lake Tahoe is home to miles upon miles of challenging and rewarding cross-country ski trails, including Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area; Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort; Tahoe Donner; and Northstar California Cross County, Telemark & Snowshoe Center.

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The Village at Northstar

The Village at Northstar offers outdoor shopping with a mix of dining, specialty boutiques, and a two-screen movie theater all centered around a year-round skating rink the entire family can enjoy. Access The Village at Northstar by taking the Highlands Gondola directly from The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.

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Northstar Resort Ski & Snowboard School

The Northstar Resort Ski and Snowboard School has lesson programs suited for all levels. “Magic carpet” beginner lifts make the first day easy, with station teaching for those who prefer to learn at their own pace and skill clinics for advanced intermediate and above skiers. There are programs designed for parents skiing with young children and camps designed by women for women.

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True North

True North is the one-stop shop for all ski fittings, rentals, passes, and gear here at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. They are the official retail shop for Northstar California. Open daily from 8 am to 5 pm.

Burton Snowboard Academy

Designed to welcome new riders to the sport of snowboarding and help those already in the sport to improve their skills. To maximize the experience, all-day programs are limited to a maximum of six students. Burton, the inventor of snowboarding, has their only snowboard academy in the world located at Northstar-at-Tahoe. Find out why it's the best way to learn how to Snowboard.

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Après Ski

After a day on the slopes, enjoy craft cocktails, casual mountain fare, and a lively après scene on our Manzanita Terrace. With breathtaking views of Heavenly Ski Resort and located only steps away from the slopes, Manzanita Terrace is the quintessential après-ski experience in Lake Tahoe.

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