Uphill use of the resort and its surrounding areas by means of skinning, snowshoeing, hiking, and running have gained popularity at Sugar Bowl. Skiers and riders must review, agree to and sign the Uphill Use Policy before traveling uphill at Sugar Bowl Resort, and abide by the rules and regulations established by Sugar Bowl and USFS when accessing the resort both during and after operating hours.
We strive to deliver a safe and enjoyable resort experience, and we appreciation your attention and cooperation!
Sugar Bowl is proud to now operate Royal Gorge Cross Country, North America's largest XC resort, boasting 200km of groomed trails across 6,000 acres of pristine terrain atop majestic Donner Summit, seamlessly connected with Sugar Bowl Resort and America's only snowbound Village.
A special thanks to all the parties that made this historic acquisition happen, including the Truckee Donner Land Trust, the Trust for Public Land, the Northern Sierra Partnership and all the individuals and families who so graciously donated time, money, effort and resources to help the cause.
Enjoy the pristine jewel of the northern Sierra, Donner Lake, conveniently located just off Interstate 80 on the Lake's west shore. Donner Lake Village Resort offers you Donner's best accommodations to relax after enjoying all the outdoor recreation that this scenic area provides both summer and winter. Many of the rooms have stunning views of the lake and surrounding Sierra Nevada. You can select the accommodations right for you, ranging from lodgettes and studios to one-bedroom suites and two bedroom townhomes. Many have kitchens and fireplaces, and all include cable TV, direct dial phones, and access to our saunas and lakeside lounge.
The Summit Spa
Rejuvenation at Elevation. The perfect addition to your day at Sugar Bowl.
A visit to the Summit Spa is the perfect addition to your dayat Sugar Bowl. Be it a morning sports massage to get the body primed for a day out on the mountain, or a deep tissue massage to relax those sore muscles from a day at play, our professionally trained and experienced therapists deliver.
Escape to a classic high-alpine Lodge in the nation's only snowbound village
Old-World charm with a hint of European flair, the Lodge offers a unique and memorable mountain getaway. Slopeside accommodations in a classic high-alpine Lodge are just steps from the lifts. Park your car in our garage, have your luggage loaded onto a personal gondola and be whisked away to America's only snowbound village. Amenities include a classic dining room and inviting Belt Room Bar.