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Sugar Bowl Resort

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The Ski Resort

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Sugar Bowl stretches over 4 peaks and offers over 600 hectares of varied terrain. 95 trails are waiting to be explored. They are serviced by 13 lifts including one gondola. Take a scenic gondola ride and get an overview of the resort! The majority of the Mt Judah terrain is dedicated to freestyle skiers and riders. Check out the extensive freestyle terrain with a whole bunch of great features and even a boardercross training course!

Sugar Bowl makes everyone happy: There is great beginner terrain with special slow skiing areas so you can practice in a safe environment. The Mountain Sports Learning Center offers progressive programs for young and old. If you have a qualifying season pass or lift ticket you can even take a lessons for free! The rental shop will cover you with everything you need for your fun day on the mountain.

However, Sugar Bowl is also a stunning resort for experienced skiers and riders. Sugar Bowl has its own Backcountry Adventure Center for everyone who is tired of staying withing the boundaries. Take a guided backcountry tour in company of a professional guide. Yet, safety always comes first. Hence, the center also offers avalanche education and special preparation programs. Make your holiday a perfect one and relax in the summit spa located at the top of Donner Summit. Get a morning sports massage to prepare yourself for a great day on the trails or get a deep tissue massage to relax your muscles after a long day on the mountain!

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Interesting facts

  • Offering 1648 acres of slopes and terrain, Sugar Bowl Resort is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in California.
  • Sugar Bowl Resort is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in California.
  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 1499 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1227 ft. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 8383 ft.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 111 " at summit elevation and 59 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 233 " at summit elevation and 129 " at the base.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
23%
Snowphone(530) 426-1111
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Crowley´s off of Mt. Lincoln
Length: 3 miles
Vertical Drop: 1499.3 ft

Most Difficult Runs

The 58
Length: 0.6 miles
Vertical Drop: 984.3 ft
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last update on Mar 13, 2023
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Sugar Bowl Resort
PO Box 5
CA 95724
Sugar Bowl
E-Mail
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Phone(530) 426-9000

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Mountain Stats

Elevation6883 ft - 8383 ft
SeasonNovember - April
Opening DayNov 25, 2022
Closing DayApr 16, 2023
Capacity 25544 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

13
1
11
1
Total 13

Skiable Terrain

1648 acres
Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 1648 acres
Number of Slopes 105

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Open Lifts & Trails

Rates

$163
1 day adult $163
1 day youth $127
1 day child $96
All rates & fees