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Adventure Begins at Your Doorstep

Whether you prefer a lift or human-powered experience, at Sugar Bowl & Royal Gorge, you can have both – right from your doorstep. Owning here means Sugar Bowl’s four distinct peaks and Royal Gorge’s 6,000 acres of groomed and tracked trails are literally in your backyard.
Skier on pristine groomed runs at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

Trailside Access

Being located trailside offers direct, convenient access to Sugar Bowl & Royal Gorge’s legendary alpine and cross-country ski terrain. With lifts just a snowball’s throw away and miles of groomed trails right outside your door, you’ll give new meaning to “first tracks.”

Express Pass

Lift lines rarely exceed 5 minutes at Sugar Bowl, but the Homeowner Express lines come in handy when they do. Villagers and their guests are invited to use the exclusive Express Pass lane to cruise to the front of any lift line, any time.
Skier enjoying the beautiful views of Castle Peak at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort.
Sugar Bowl Village offers trailside access for skier, snowboarders and cross country enthusiast.
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
Since 1939, Sugar Bowl has attracted adventurous enthusiasts drawn to the resort’s authentic.
Trailside Access
One of the oldest ski resorts in California, Sugar Bowl has a storied past with ties to Austrian ski culture, Hollywood and Walt Disney. This special place helped bring skiing to “sunny California,” was home to the state’s first chairlift, and the west’s first ski gondola. Today, Sugar Bowl continues to attract adventurous winter sports enthusiasts who are drawn to the incredible terrain and authentic, community-based experience only offered here.
Woman Cross Country skier in a Patagonia fleece classic stride skiing at Royal Gorge
Royal Gorge Cross Country
Glide through towering pines, expansive meadows, & enjoy stunning vistas.
Royal Gorge Cross Country
The largest cross-country ski area in North America, Royal Gorge is known for its sweeping views of the Northern Sierra and eight distinct trail systems. Featuring 92 trails with over 140km of groomed, tracked trails for human-powered outdoor recreation spread across 6,000 acres, guests of all ages and ability levels are invited to try classic cross-country skiing, skate skiing and snowshoeing. Nine different warming huts offer respite from the elements and a chance to take a break and soak in the peaceful tranquility of the mountains. Make your way to Royal Gorge to stride through towering pines, expansive meadows, and enjoy stunning vistas that include some of the most majestic peaks in Tahoe.

Resort Maps

With neighborhood options that range from slopeside to secluded, the Village at Sugar Bowl offers something for everyone. Explore which neighborhood suits your family’s taste and style including Summit Crossing homesites that offer the opportunity to design your own or purchase a custom build.
Sugar Bowl Trail Map showing lifts and runs.
Sugar Bowl Resort Map, showing information on our 2 lodges
Royal Gorge Cross Country Trail Map
Family skiing into their home in summit crossing

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