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!
For more information on our Uphill Travel Policy, please click here.
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.
Sugar Bowl is partnered with some of the finest lodging areas in the Sierra Foothills. Our lodging partners are located just off Interstate 80 and offer great access to Sugar Bowl and the Sacramento Valley. Keep an eye out for the some incredible winter vacation packages. See below for a list of the Sierra Foothill and Donner Summit Properties that sell our lift tickets.
Explore Sugar Bowl's endless backcountry terrain with our professional guides.
Join AMGA and IFMGA-certified guides on backcountry adventures in and out of Sugar Bowl with Alpine Skills International. Adventures come complete with avalanche awareness classes, a transceiver training center and of course, fantastic powder skiing and riding.
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.