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
|Vertical Rise||1500 ft|
|Base Elevation||6883 ft|
|Summit Elevation||8383 ft|
|Annual Snowfall||500 inches|
|Number of Trails||102|
|Longest Run||3 miles / 4.8 km|
|Number of Lifts||13|
|High Speed Quad Chairs||5|
|Lift Capacity||23685 (skiers per hour)|
|Season 2016||Opened 11/21/15|
|Season 2015||12/04/14 to 03/21/15 (108 days)|
|Season 2014||12/07/13 to 04/20/14 (135 days)|
|Season 2013||11/17/12 to 04/13/13 (148 days)|
|Cross Country Skiing|
|Royal Gorge Cross Country Skiing over 8 trail systems.|
Snow Reports and conditions for Sugar Bowl.
Season Started: 11/21/15
Pricing last updated 11/17/15
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.
Discount Lift Ticket Deals
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