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.
Specialized lessons for never-ever through advanced-intermediate levels (Levels 1-4):
- 'Never Ever' (Level 1): Very first time on skis or snowboard
- 'Novice' (Level 2): Some riding and skiing experience
- 'Intermediate' (Level 3): Comfortable on intermediate terrain
- 'Advanced' (Level 4): Comfortable on most of the mountain
Package includes a 2-hour group lesson (10:30AM-12:30PM or 1:30PM-3:30PM), rental equipment, and limited-access ticket.
Lessons meet on the snow, adjacent to the Children's Learning Center and White Pine chairlift at Mt. Judah. Group lessons begin promptly at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM daily. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your lesson with your lift ticket and equipment.
All shops have a great selection of Volkl and Rossignol shaped skis and Burton snowboards. Ski packages include skis, boots and poles. Snowboard packages include board, boots and bindings. Helmet rentals are available for all ages. Call 530-426-6766 for more information.
Looking to test the latest gear before you buy? Then look no further! The demo center at Sugar Bowl Ski and Sports in the Village offers the latest and greatest from Volkl, K2 and Nordica. You can test multiple skis as many times as you like on any given day so you'll get the gear that's right for you. Our demo crew will make sure you love the gear before you buy it. Call 530-426-6766 for more information.
Skip the ticket lines and save $15 on your lift ticket, every visit.
Join the CORE for just $21 annual membership and enjoy $15 off your all-day Sugar Bowl lift ticket and $5 off your all-day Royal Gorge trail ticket every day of the season, direct-to-lift convenience, points-based perks and resort-wide charging privileges. When visiting Royal Gorge, please stop by the Summit Station to have your ticket loaded on your pass for the day. Learn More ►