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Related Regions: Sierra Nevada, Northern California, California, United States, North America, Lake Tahoe

Overview

Perched atop Tahoe’s Donner Summit, Sugar Bowl Resort is the closest major resort to Sacramento and the Bay Area. Sugar Bowl offers terrain to accommodate beginners and challenge experts, spreading across four peaks serviced by 13 lifts and 1500 acres with 500 inches of annual snowfall. As one of the country's oldest ski areas, Sugar Bowl has kept it's classic ski atmosphere while providing modern amenities. Guests can access the resort through two portals--a quick ride on the historic gondola to the snow bound Village or slope side parking at the modern Mt. Judah Day Lodge.

 

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Elevation

  • 8383ft
    Summit
  • 1500ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 6883ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 5
  • 3
  • 1
  • 0
  • 2
  • 12
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    15%

  • Intermediate Runs

    45%

  • Advanced Runs

    28%

  • Expert Runs

    12%

  • Runs

    105

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Longest Run

    3 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1650 ac

  • Snow Making

    375 ac

More Info

Ski and snowboard lessons and rentals available. The 7,000-square-foot Mountain Sports Learning Center has ticketing, lessons, and rentals under one roof. Childcare for children ages 3 years to 6 years. General Admission days offer free lessons and rentals.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/30/201804/14/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    151
  • Projected Days Open
    150
  • Years Open
    79
  • Average Snowfall
    500"

Best Sugar Bowl Resort Hotels

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629 Sugar Bowl Rd. Norden, 95724
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* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Sugar Bowl Resort Reviews

David
23rd March 20185
Sugar Bowl is an overlooked gem. This place is what ALL ski areas should aspire too be when they grow up. Great...Full review
mateonelson
1st March 20185
Best hidden gem in the Sierras. Please go to squaw valley and wade through the parking nightmare and then have to take...Full review
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Contact Info

  • Sugar Bowl Resort

    P.O. Box 5

    95724 Norden

    California

    United States


    Phone: (530) 426-9000

    info@sugarbowl.com

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