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.
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise 1,500 ft
Base Elevation 6,883 ft
Summit Elevation 8,383 ft
Annual Snowfall500 inches
Number of Trails95
Skiable Acres 1,500
Longest Run3 miles
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts13
High Speed Quad Chairs5
Quad Chairs3
Double Chairs2
Surface Lifts2
Lift Capacity21740
(skiers per hour)
Sugar Bowl Resort Features
Snowboardinginfo not available
Night Skiinginfo not available
Tubinginfo not available
Cross Country Skiinginfo not available
Snowshoe Trailsinfo not available
Terrain Park
Jib Pipeyes
Sugar Bowl Snow Report
CLOSED (full report)
Lift Ticket Prices
Regular $55 $78 $95 $78
High $59 $82 $99 $82
Higher prices reflect holiday rates. Ages 5 and under ski free. Ages 75+ ski free.
Note: Pricing is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.
Pricing last updated 11/03/2014
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Lodging at Baseyes
Lodging Nearbyyes
Directory of Sugar Bowl Lodging
Kids Programsyes
Womens Programsyes
Ski Lessons Availableyes
Snowboard Lessonsyes
Equipment Rentalsyes
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Soda Springs 4 miles, 9 mins
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Boreal Mountain Terrain Park 5 miles, 11 mins
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Alpine Meadows 24 miles, 40 mins
Northstar-at-Tahoe 22 miles, 43 mins
Homewood Mountain Resort 31 miles, 44 mins