Season Start/End: 12/08/2017 - 04/15/2018
6883ft - 8383ft
17%|45%| 26%| 12%
Lift Tickets
from US$67.00 to US$115.00
Complete list of prices
Sugar Bowl bluebird

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.


Sugar Bowl bluebird

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.



  • 8383ft
  • 1500ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 6883ft


  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 5
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
  • 13


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    3 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1650 ac

  • Snow Making

    375 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/08/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 151
  • Projected Closing: 04/15/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 150
  • Years Open: 79
  • Average Snowfall: 500"

Best Sugar Bowl Resort Hotels

Powder alert in Sugar Bowl Resort

0 "
Past 24 Hours
Never miss another Powder Alert!Sign up now!



View All

Sugar Bowl Resort - Awesome day at Sugar Bowl!  - © craig’s iPhone
Sugar Bowl Resort - Awesome day on the mountain!
  - © craig’s iPhone
Sugar Bowl Resort - An almost perfect bluebird spring skiing day. the snow was great. Just too bad Judahs was closed. But overall, a great day.   - © anonymous
Sugar Bowl Resort - Miserable by most measures with the wind making the snow seem like little pellets hitting your face but with a good ski mask and quality jacket, one can find endless and continuously renewing powder, albeit on the heavy side.  - © Tony Orozco

Map & Directions

View Map & Directions

Sugar Bowl Resort Reviews

  • atoycastle

    • 5
    24th January 2018

    Full review

      Fun all around park. Alpine park village makes you feel like your in the Swiss Apls. When in the lodge try the...
  • Richard

    • 5
    10th January 2018

    Full review

      This is a great locals' mountain that is welcoming to all. No attitudes, no money-grubbing management, and no one-uppers. Just great skiers...

Been to Sugar Bowl Resort?

Let other skiers know by submitting a review!

Contact Info

  • Sugar Bowl Resort

    P.O. Box 5

    95724 Norden


    United States

    Phone: (530) 426-9000