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Resort Operations
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Hours of Operation

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Lift Operation: Lifts operate from 9AM - 4PM wind and weather permitting. We will have late lift openings on heavy snow days due to accumulations and avalanche control.

Judah Lodge Food & Beverage: Open daily 8:00AM - 5:00PM.

Judah Retail/Rentals Shops: Open daily 8:00AM - 5:00PM seven days a week.

The Den (Children's Learning Center): Open on weekends and holidays 8:00AM - 4:30PM.

The Lodge at Sugar Bowl (Hotel): Closed for the summer

The Dining Room at the Lodge: Closed for the summer. We do offer exclusive mountain weddings June-October.

Village Chalet: Open daily 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Village Rental Shop: Closed for the summer

Ticket Locations:
Judah Tickets: Open 7 days a week 8 AM to 3 PM. Located on the lower level of the Mount Judah Lodge complex Judah tickets is the fastest place to get your ticket and get on the mountain.

Judah Special Tickets: Closed for the summer. Please call 530-426-9000 to order your season pass.

Mountain Sports Learning Center: Closed for the summer.

Gondola: Closed for the summer.

Village Tickets: Closed for the summer. Please call 530-426-9000 for all your season pass needs.

Skiing and snowboarding, while definitely fun and rewarding, do involve a certain level of inherent risk that can be easily mitigated by simply knowing your responsibilities and practicing safe and educated decision making while out on the slopes at all times. Study up on these codes and best practices to enjoy skiing and riding safely, for yourself and others:

Your Responsibility Code >>>
Lids on Kids >>>
Objects are Closer Than They Appear >>>
Tree Well & Deep Snow Safety >>>
Backcountry Policy >>>
Terrain Park Safety >>>

Mountain Facts
The Mountain:
4 Peaks
102 Trails
1500 Skiable Acres
1500 Vertical Feet
500 Inches Average Annual Snowfall

13 Lifts:
5 High-Speed Express Quads
3 Fixed Grip Quads
2 Fixed Grip Doubles
1 Gondola
2 Surface Lift

Trail Ratings:17% beg., 45% int., 38% adv.

Terrain Park:
The Switching Yard off Mt Judah Express
Terrain Park Features may be encountered on all Judah runs
Progression Terrain/Learners Area(Judah)

Grooming: 500 acres (33%)
Snowmaking: 375 acres (25%)
Base Elevation: 6883'
Summit Elevation: 8383'
Uphill Capacity: 21,740
Vertical Transport: 12,921,080 VTF/ hour

Longest Run: Crowley's off of Mt. Lincoln is over 3 miles long
Family Park: Nob Hill
Steepest Run: The Palisades
Longest Groomer: Crowleys to Ridge Run (Mt. Lincoln) over 3 miles long
Best Kept Secret: Strawberry Fields

Dining Around the Resort
  • 3 Restaurants
  • 1 Formal Dining Room – Village Lodge
  • 3 Bars/Lounges
  • 4 Sundecks
Ski & Board Lessons
  • Mountain Sports Learning Center
  • Sugar Bears – Ages 3-5
  • Base Camp - Ages 4-6
  • Summit Camp - Ages 7-12
  • Ski or Board Lessons ages 13+: Group & Private
Rental & Retail
  • 2 Rental Shops
  • 2 Repair Shops & Tuning Shops
  • 3 Retail Shops
  • 1 Custom Boot Fitting Center
Gear Storage
  • 2 Locations with coin and credit card lockers
  • 1 Basket Check at Mt. Judah
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Phone: (530) 426-9000        Snow Phone: (530) 426-1111        Mobile Site:        Address: 629 Sugar Bowl Road, Norden CA 95724
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