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Sugar Bowl Resort, California

Elevation

Base
6883 feet
Base
Summit
8383 feet
Summit
Vertical Drop
1500 feet
Vertical Drop

Lifts

Gondola & Tram
1
Gondola & Tram
High Speed Quads
5
High Speed Quads
Quad Chairs
3
Quad Chairs
Triple Chair
1
Triple Chair
Double Chairs
2
Double Chairs
Surface Lift
1
Surface Lift

Terrain

Beginner Runs
17 %
Beginner Runs
Intermediate Runs
45 %
Intermediate Runs
Advanced Runs
26 %
Advanced Runs
Expert Runs
12 %
Expert Runs
Total Runs
103
Total Runs
Terrain Parks
3
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
3 miles
Longest Run
Skiable Terrain
1650 acres
Skiable Terrain
Snowmaking Area
375 acres
Snowmaking Area

Opening and closing dates

Season Open Date Close Date
2017/2018 12/06/2017 04/17/2018 (estimated)
2016/2017 11/25/2016 05/07/2017
2015/2016 11/21/2015 04/24/2016
2014/2015 12/06/2014 03/21/2015

Lift ticket and season pass prices

Category Age restrictions Price (USD unless otherwise stated)
Adult 23 - 64 $115
Child 5 & under Free
Child 6 - 12 $67
Child 13 - 22 $94
Senior 65 - 74 $94
Season Pass
(Unrestricted - Sugar Bowl Only)
$769

Overall Rating

4.6 / 5 Superb

based on 5 reviews

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Availability, quality and pricing of lodging

Lodging

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness

Latest reviews

Score: 4 / 5Dec 05, 2017
When ever I visit my hometown of Sacramento, I like to go to Sugar Bowl for the access and the availability of good consistent skiing conditions. Mt Lincoln is a good warm up for Mt Disney and I absolutely cant get enough of this mountain when I am there. Despite the crowds of ... More
Kyle G. advanced skier
Score: 4.3 / 5Nov 07, 2017
Finally skied Sugar bowl with good friends. Great mountain with tons of options for every skill level! I will be back for more runs this season.Thanks again for such a great resort. ... More
Greg S. advanced skier
Score: 5 / 5Oct 09, 2017
Atop Donner Pass, a mere three hour drive from the hustle and bustle of the SF Bay Area sits one of the more conveniently located Tahoe resorts. But convenience isn't all Sugarbowl has to offer. The entirety of the mountain area sits high on the Sierra Crest making for excellent ... More
Charlie E.
Score: 5 / 5Oct 09, 2017
My visit at sugar bowl was so much fun, it's has alot of fun runs where you can smash down with your squad or cut away and find a line that catches your eye. All in all it was a great boarding trip.
Fabio A.