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

    Good GA deal

    by wendaddy - 7th January 2010

    Pros: Free rental and lessons on GA

    Cons: None.

    My first visit to Sugar Bowl was on 1/3. My expectation is low because Sugar Bowl is smaller compared to other larger resorts around Tahoe. There were no... Full review

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  • 3

    Sugar Bowl chute-a-lishus

    by wolfman - 8th December 2009

    Pros: snow playground, empty

    Cons: not much else to do

    We drove the 45mins from north Lake Tahoe because it was raining at Squaw Valley and it was well worth it. We got about 10" and everyone had fresh tracks A... Full review

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  • 4

    Sugar Bowl: the micro K-factor

    by zakk - 18th February 2009

    Pros: Lots of runs, good snow, great mountain

    Cons: vertical is so-so

    With conditions looking so-so, we decided to head to the mountains and get some snowboarding in this past weekend. After a birthday party with too much bee... Full review

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  • 4

    Mid January and the snow isn't here

    by Gardner - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: Go to turn

    Cons: We need more

    So the whole Bay Area doesn't think that we have snow to ski. Well I can tell you that the past weekend was great. Nice groomers with great snow and no, I... Full review

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  • 4

    First Weekend of '09

    by vedhed - 5th January 2009

    Pros: Good Steeps

    Cons: Takes longer for snowpack to build

    Headed up to Sugar Bowl for the first weekend of '09 with 3 friends. Its a pretty straight shot from the Bay Area and a quick exit being so close to Donner... Full review

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  • 5

    Sugar Bowl Holiday

    by Gardner - 30th December 2008

    Pros: Terrific Snow

    Cons: Terrible Weather

    Christmas Day; roads closed and snowing sideways, but the crew opened the Disney Lift and the skiing was as good as it gets. Temp was in the single digits ... Full review

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