User-Generated Reviews for Sugar Bowl Resort

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Sugar Bowl Resort to better plan your ski trip. Sugar Bowl Resort reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 58.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 1.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 50%
  • Beginner
  • 33%
  • Families
  • 72%
  • Intermediate
  • 72%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 39%
  • Advanced
  • 56%

Helpful Highlights:

I love Sugar Bowl!! I come here on the weekends a lot because it is close. Just did my first 4 double blacks there, so excited and had a great time!! This i...

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  • 5


    by skiman! - 28th March 2013

    Pros: Great snow, great terrain, awesome runs, and fun area

    Cons: not enough terrain parks, and wish they had food up on the mountain

    I love Sugar Bowl!! I come here on the weekends a lot because it is close. Just did my first 4 double blacks there, so excited and had a great time!! This i... Full review

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  • 5

    Making the Most of It

    by gmayes - 28th December 2011

    Pros: Despite dry conditions throughout the region, Sugar Bowl was making it happen!!

    Cons: Tickets are a tad high for what you get

    We were warmly welcomed by an attendant who off-loaded us. . .everyone was very friendly including ski patrol -- terrain park was as good as it gets in the ... Full review

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  • 4

    Good small resort

    by stutterstan - 8th February 2011

    Pros: Good small mountain

    Cons: Windy at higher elevations

    This resort is great for the bluw skier. Lots of blue blacks. There was quite a bit of snow drift due to wind. Also the bottom of many trails flattened o... Full review

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  • 4


    by Conn8 - 7th November 2010

    Pros: Fun resort, good terrain park, amazing terrain, the lodge was great

    Cons: flats, really slow lifts on far part, longer lift lines on far part

    Ok so this resort was a fun resort. I remember this was my last resort I went to in Tahoe. The runs were good the terrain was good, the terrain parkk was ... Full review

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  • 5

    Great All-Around

    by trescott - 30th April 2010

    Pros: Variety for all levels, Live Music

    Cons: Cost

    We chose Sugar Bowl for our first family ski trip a year ago and have never regretted it. There's a really easy, yet fun training bowl for beginners and the... Full review

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  • 4

    My daughter and I visited Sugar Bowl last Saturday from noon to 4 pm during

    by mgs1946 - 31st March 2010

    Pros: Snow good, weather absolutely beautiful, slopes were not very crowded, lines were short at lifts

    Cons: A bit windy and the snow was not in perfect condition due to the warm

    Last Saturday my daughter and I drove from Elk Grove to Sugar Bowl for a day of skiiing. We got there in about 2 hours with relatively light traffic on I-8... Full review

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