Mountainside News & Events

Changing Downtown Truckee

February 10, 2019

Take a drive through Truckee and you may realize it’s not exactly as you remember. The eastern-most end of historic downtown changed dramatically with the installation of a new roundabout and traffic pattern on Donner Pass Road. Built as part of the Truckee Railyard project, the new roadway will soon provide access to the long …

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Luke Sheppard: A Decade of Leadership at Northstar’s Burton Academy

January 30, 2019

If you ask, Luke Sheppard will probably tell you he’s living the dream. A career snowboard instructor, the job led him to opportunities around the world early in his career—in destinations like Verbier, Switzerland, Cardrona, New Zealand and Niseko, Japan. Since 2005, “Shep” as he’s known by many of the Northstar team, has been part …

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The Summit Smokehouse Gets a Fresh New Look

January 6, 2019

Northstar California’s mountaintop culinary experience is transformed after the ski-in, ski-out Summit Smokehouse was renovated physically and conceptually. Improvements include perfecting the science of slow-cooked meats, taking a stance on environmental standards and serving up a menu you wouldn’t expect at a typical ski lodge. Immediately noticeable, the indoor seating has increased by nearly 50 …

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Tahoe Mountain Club/Schaffer's Camp

January 7, 2017

Residents may enjoy access to membership to the Tahoe Mountain Club, granting exclusive access to the Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing, Jack Nicklaus Signature Old Greenwood and Schaffer’s Camp. Pull off your ski boots and slip into soft slippers at this one of a kind, on-mountain dining experience. The 13,000-square-foot Schaffer’s Camp blends the historic feel of …

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