Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl is located in Norden, California. The ski resort is 10 miles west of Truckee, CA, and 45 miles west of Reno on Interstate 80, making it the closest major resort to Sacramento. Sugar Bowl's backcountry tours are professionally guided and give people the chance to participate in educational seminars, telemark and steeps clinics, snowshoe hikes, and more.
Closest Town: Norden, California
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise1500 ft
Base Elevation6883 ft
Summit Elevation8383 ft
Annual Snowfall500 inches
Number of Trails102
Skiable Acres1650
Longest Run3 miles / 4.8 km
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts13
High Speed Quad Chairs5
Quad Chairs3
Triple Chairs1
Double Chairs2
Surface Lifts1
Lift Capacity23685 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2016Opened 11/21/15
Season 201512/04/14 to 03/21/15 (108 days)
Season 201412/07/13 to 04/20/14 (135 days)
Season 201311/17/12 to 04/13/13 (148 days)
Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Royal Gorge Cross Country Skiing over 8 trail systems.
Snowshoe Trails
Terrain Park

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Sugar Bowl.
Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/17/15
Regular $60 $84 $103 $84
High $63 $89 $109 $89
Higher prices reflect holiday rates. Ages 5 and under ski free.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
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