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.
Donner Lake
Donner Lake
With 39 public piers, swimming, boating, paddle boarding, tennis courts, playgrounds & family-friendly West End Beach, Donner Lake is the perfect spot to spend a summer day.
Watersports
Watersports
Whether human or motor powered, watersport options abound. Stand-up paddleboard or kayak on Lake Mary, or waterski, wakesurf or sail on Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe. Also, check out nearby Boca and Stampede Reservoirs.
Hiking
Hiking
Sugar Bowl offers incredible direct from the Village trail access for your next adventure. Explore the Judah Loop or the extensive trails that travel through Royal Gorge. Go big and hike the Pacific Crest Trail to Tahoe City, where Village Services will be there to meet you with a comfortable ride home.
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.
Fishing
Fishing
Catch and release in 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 Shaffer’s Mill. Truckee is a mecca for world-class golf.