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Mountain Statistics

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Snowboarder blasting through powder with text overlay with information on Sugar Bowls amazing mountains; 12 lifts, 3 fixed grip quads, 1 fixed grip triple, 1 gondola, 2 surface lifts
Mountain Facts for Sugar Bowl

Mountain Facts

12 Lifts

  • 5 High-Speed Express Quads
  • 3 Fixed Grip Quads
  • 1 Fixed Grip Triple
  • 1 Gondola
  • 2 Surface Lifts

Trail Rating

  • 17% Beginner
  • 45% Intermediate.
  • 38% Advanced

About The Mountain

  • 4 Peaks
  • 103 Trails
  • 1650 Skiable Acres
  • 1500 Vertical Feet
  • 500 Inches Average Annual Snowfall
Grooming: 500 acres (33%)
Snowmaking: 375 acres (25%)
Base Elevation: 6883'
Summit Elevation: 8383'
Uphill Capacity: 23,685
Vertical Transport: 14,059 VTF/ hour
Longest Run: Crowley's off of Mt. Lincoln is over 3 miles long
Terrain Park: Coldstream Park
Steepest Run: The Palisades
Longest Groomer: Crowleys to Ridge Run (Mt. Lincoln) over 3 miles long
The Palisades at Sugar Bowl Resort, Tahoe

Since 1939...

Perched atop Donner Summit, Sugar Bowl Resort has been family owned since the beginning in 1939. While visiting Sugar Bowl much of the historic charm is still maintained within the modern resort. Touches of Austrian character and Bavarian styling provide a glimpse into Hannes Schroll's and other founders' vision for this unique mountain.
Historical Sugar Bowl Skier, Bill Klein making a left turn through deep powder atop Mt. Disney. Mt. Lincoln is shown in the background.