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 eight distinct trail systems and featuring nine different warming huts across 6,000 acres 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.
The Schull Lodge is a spacious remodeled ski lodge located next to the Sugar Bowl Gondola on old highway 40. Features a huge great room with Sugar Bowl views. Perfect for corporate retreats, large families and Sugar Bowl wedding stays. Walk to Pacific Crest Trailhead and Lake Mary Dining. Located on historic highway 40 for road biking and easy access to the Hole in the Ground mountain bike trail. Walk to Donner Summit rock climbing. 4 miles to West End Beach at Donner Lake. 6 bedrooms; 4 with Sugar Bowl and Van Norden views. Classic Brunswick pool table located in pool room with Sugar Bowl views. Sleep in comfort all beds have new Sealy Posturpedic mattresses and fluffy comforters.
Backcountry Adventure Center
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.