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 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.
The resort that's rich in history, deep in snow and light on lift lines has combined with North America's largest XC resort to give you 7,500 acres of pristine terrain on the crest of Donner Summit. All the more reason to buy your pass now, while deals are at their best.
Why Sugar Bowl?
More snow. More elbow room. More Adventure.
More Snow: Ski and ride in the most annual snowfall in Tahoe. An average of 500” a year.
More Elbow Room: With the most efficient lift system per acre of any Tahoe resort you’ll ski and ride more vert and spend less time waiting in line.
More Adventure: Explore Sugar Bowl’s endless backcountry terrain with our professional guides or improve your backcountry skills at one of our educational courses.