Before you get on the hill, grab a gourmet bite at Earthly Delights in the Village at Northstar. This local’s favorite deli serves house made treats daily, including savory breakfast sandwiches, bagels, granola, yogurt and more.
Ready to test your skills on the terrain park features? Start small in the Burton Progression Park! At Northstar, it is encouraged to start small and work your way up. And, don’t forget, lessons are encouraged if your goal is to be the next Shaun White.
Think you’ve experienced the best burger of all time? Think again, and try the Epic Mountain Burger at the Big Springs Day Lodge. This slice of burger heaven features two fresh quarter-pound Certified Angus Beef patties topped with melty organic white cheddar, special sauce and LTO on a fresh baked bun. What’s more Epic than that?
So you’re a crafty one, eh? Stop by Farrah Rale Bead Design Studio in the Village at Northstar to create your own jewelry. Need a little inspiration? Not to worry – Farrah’s staff is there to help you with your masterpiece. Or, if you’re ready for an après ski treat to end your day, enjoy unique treats from Olivier Napa Valley including fresh raclette, mushroom fondue, or sample some of Olivier’s house made olive oils. They’ve also got Chimay on tap, and “Sofia,” their Italian coffeemaker brews up a mean cup of Kona coffee.
As your visit winds down, it wouldn’t be complete without sampling the fine dining offered at Manzanita at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. The menu at Manzanita reflects acclaimed celebrity chef, Traci Des Jardins’ signature French inspired California cuisine, with a regional mountain resort influence, sourcing organic, sustainable and locally grown meat and produce when possible. A favorite – Des Jardins’ warm bread salad.
Offered twice a month during the winter season, Northstar moonlight snowshoe tours are fun for all ages. Featuring a guided nature walk in the snow, live acoustic music, a bonfire, s’mores and hot cocoa, this evening outing is sure to take your breath away as you watch the moon rise through the pines.