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 the closest major resort on the western front of the Sierras, this means convenience and easy access. It’s not just that you’re on the mountain sooner, you’re also ahead of the crowd on the way home! When people talk about rush hour traffic jams in the Sierras, they never mention the road to Sugar Bowl. That’s because of all the major Lake Tahoe resorts, Sugar Bowl is the most hassle free to get in and out of.