Martis Valley Meadows Location:
Take Highway 267 South, out of Truckee and towards Lake Tahoe. Martis Meadows is the open meadow past the airport and before Northstar Ski Resort. Level:
Beginner to Expert Terrain description:
Wide open meadow with undulating hills and occasional barbed wire fences.
Only good in high snow years. Be careful of hidden obstacles, creek crossings, and barbed wire fences. Close to Truckee and I-80. You can access the snowkiting in this area from a number of spots, 1) the golf course entrance in Northstar, 2) Highway 267 pullouts on the left and ride side of the highway, and 3) from the side of the road!
For more, visit our Backcountry Bulletin Board or our Kiting and Snowkiting Pages.