With the most extensive snowmaking system on the North Shore,Northstar-at-Tahoe’s slopes offer incredible early season conditions on a 12to 24 inch base

Truckee, Calif.- It looks like the Farmer’s Almanac was correct when itpredicted an early winter this year and Northstar-at-Tahoe is reeling withexcitement from its bounty of recent snowfall. In the past two weeks, up to34 inches of snow have fallen on the mountain, and Northstar-at-Tahoe is ingreat shape for its opening day this Saturday.

The resort will open with top to bottom skiing/riding on eight trails forall ability levels. The gondola will transport guests to mid-mountain whilethe Arrow Express and Comstock Express and Bear Paw lifts can take skiersand riders all the way to the top. The resort plans to open some freestyleterrain this Saturday, including a small number of jibs and terrainfeatures. The halfpipe is slated to open by Thanksgiving and the Superpipeis slated to open by Christmas. The resort will open additional terrain assnow conditions permit.

Northstar-at-Tahoe’s current surface conditions are fresh powder and machinegroomed powder. Lift tickets are priced at the afternoon discounted rate of$46 for adults, $39 for young adults, $16 for children, and $33 for seniors.The forecast is calling for sunny, blue skies throughout the rest of theweek, with a chance of snow again this weekend.

Those who need a refresher can sign up for a lesson at Northstar’s adult andchildren’s ski school. Minor’s Camp daycare will be available to entertainthe little ones. Several food and beverage outlets will be open thisweekend, along with rental and repair shops for guests who need an earlyseason tune or want to rent a pair of skis to sample the conditions.

Northstar-at-Tahoe is located off Highway 267, just six miles from the NorthShore of Lake Tahoe. For the most up-to-date conditions reports, callNorthstar-at-Tahoe’s snowphone at (530) 562-1330, or visitwww.NorthstarAtTahoe.com. Northstar-at-Tahoe is a member of the Booth Creekfamily of resorts including Northstar-at-Tahoe; Summit at Snoqualmie inWashington; and Waterville Valley, Cranmore Mountain Resort, and LoonMountain in New Hampshire.