Shaun White to Host at Northstar

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 19, 2012 12:26 pm

Shaun White will be hosting Northstar California resort’s 40th Birthday bash on Saturday December 22nd, exactly 40 years to the day that the resort opened for skiing. 

 Guests will get a chance to hang out with the two-time Olympic gold medalist, while enjoying the many holiday festivities the resort has to offer such as live music and a 70's costume contest.

 Kids ages 7+ can sign up for the Burton Snowboard Academy Kids Clinic, which will include a special visit from Shaun White himself! The lesson includes a Burton snowboard rental, all day coaching and an all day limited access lift ticket providing access to beginner lifts and terrain. Spaces are limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis so sign up today!

 “I’m honored Northstar asked me to help them celebrate their 40th birthday. In true Northstar fashion, we’re going to do it big,” said Northstar team athlete, Shaun White. “I’ll be giving out snowboarding pointers at the Burton Academy Clinic and doing some après celebrating in the Village. See you there.”

 If you want to get your skis on earlier in the day be sure to sign up for the 40th anniversary First Tracks and Breakfast. Advanced skiers and riders ages 13+ will have access to the mountain starting at 7:30 a.m. with special access to the mile-long advanced trails on the Backside before opening to the general public. The ticket only costs $80 and includes a full breakfast buffet at the Zephyr lodge. A lift ticket or season pass is required. Space is limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis.

 Be sure to head over

to the Lodge at Big Springs (mid-mountain) for live music performances featuring “Forget the Roses” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The Village Stage (Village at Northstar) will feature a live performance by “Mustache Harbor” from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 Shaun and Northstar COO, Bill Rock will lead a complimentary sparkling cider and s’mores toast at 4 p.m. in the Village at Northstar. Followed by a 70’s costume contest, and an après ski party at Tavern 6330’ in the Village from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. featuring a 70’s ski theme, special après menu and a DJ.

 Northstar is located on Highway 267, just six miles north of Lake Tahoe and six miles south of downtown Truckee. For more information, call1.800.GO.NORTH (1.800.466.6784) or visit

 The lowest-price guarantee on lift tickets is available through the 3-Day Advance ticket when purchased at least three days in advance online at or through Vail Resorts Central Reservations. With the 3-Day Advance, skiers and riders can save up to 25 percent vs. the window rate. 

 Those interested in planning a trip to Northstar can take advantage of the 3-2-1 Countdown to December package featuring three nights of lodging, two days of skiing/riding per person, and a $50 resort gift card. This offer is valid daily from December 1-24, 2012 and starts at $89 per person, per night. Some restrictions apply.

Check out the video!

Northstar California's 40th Anniversary Birthday Bash Hosted By Shaun White from Northstar California Videos on Vimeo.