Snow Tubing at Northstar

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Tubing Down the Mountain

UD - Snow Tubing at NorthstarThe world is generally divided into two types of people: skiers and snowboarders.

But we’ve found something that transcends both worlds...

Allow us to suggest Snow Tubing at Northstar, the Switzerland of snowy mountainside activities, now at your service mid-mountain just off the gondola.

After a full day of bowls and diamonds, you’ll want to ditch your gear and go low-tech. For that, you’ll make your way over to the yurt at the Tubing Center, where you can rent your gigantic donut-shaped tube. From there, it’ll only take a few runs down the mountain to unwind—think of it as a river-rafting and sledding hybrid.

Of course, part of the beauty is that no equipment is required—they’ll provide it all (essentially the big inner-tube you’re already familiar with). Once you’re at the top of the hill, you’ll run the 200-yard course, hitting a few whoops (that’s snow-tubing lingo for moguls) and catching some air before spinning into a series of tight 360s off the rolling berms—all culminating in you sliding into the swooping J-shaped end zone.

The sessions can last all day, but they generally run by the hour. And thanks to the tow lift, you can fit in a handful of runs before heading in for your true après-ski.

You wouldn’t want to keep the hot tub waiting.

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Snow Tubing at Northstar
100 Northstar Dr
Truckee, CA 96161
530-562-2267
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