The Region

Basecamp For Your Active Adventures

The ideal basecamp for year-round adventure, when you live on Donner Summit, direct access to the activities you’re passionate about is right outside your door. Whether it’s hard-charging sports like skiing, snowboarding or mountain biking, or exploratory activities like snowshoeing, fishing, hiking or golf, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.
Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking
The ideal basecamp for year-round adventure, when you live on Donner Summit, direct access to the activities you’re passionate about is right outside your door. Whether it’s hard-charging sports like skiing, snowboarding or mountain biking, or exploratory activities like snowshoeing, fishing, hiking or golf, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.
Donner Lake
Donner Lake
With 39 public piers, swimming, boating, tennis courts, playgrounds and family-friendly West End Beach, Donner Lake is the perfect spot to spend a summer day.
Boating
Boating
Whether human or motor powered, boating options abound. Paddle or row on Lake Mary, or waterski, wakesurf or sail on Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe or nearby Boca and Stampede Reservoirs.
Hiking
Hiking
Hop on the Pacific Crest Trail, explore the Judah Loop or the extensive trails that travel through Royal Gorge. Sugar Bowl offers incredible trail access for your next adventure.
Cross Country
Royal Gorge
Classic or skate ski at North America’s largest XC resort and explore 6 distinct trail systems spread across 6,000 acres. Take advantage of lessons, dining, rentals, dog trails and more!
Skiing & Snowboarding
Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding
From beginner terrain to exhilarating cruisers and challenging steeps spread across four distinct peaks, Sugar Bowl delivers authentic alpine adventure. It’s here that you’ll find more snow, more elbow room and legendary winters averaging 500” of annual snowfall. Now that’s tough to beat.
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing
Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the wilderness at your own pace as you meander through the beautiful Van Norden Meadow and other Royal Gorge showshoe trails.
Fishing
Fishing
Catch and release on annually stocked Lake Mary, cast from one of the public piers at Donner Lake, or refine your fly-fishing skills on the Truckee River. World-class fly-fishing is only minutes away.
Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
The largest alpine lake in the U.S., iconic Lake Tahoe is a mere 30-minute drive from Sugar Bowl. Explore its stunning blueness, the towns and outdoor adventures only found here.
Golf
Golf
Hit the links among the towering pines at Old Greenwood, Gray’s Crossing, Coyote Moon or Shaeffer’s Mill. Truckee is a mecca for world-class golf.