Royal Gorge

North America’s largest cross country resort, Royal Gorge offers skiers, skaters & snowshoers endless options for winter adventure, accessing 6 distinct trail systems across majestic Donner Summit.  The Summit Station Lodge offers a full service headquarters for rentals, retail, food & beverage and more, with a knowledgeable staff at the ready to help make your adventure a great one.  Home to California’s first and only snowkiting school, the more adventurous can harness the power of the wind and glide effortlessly across the Van Norden Meadow.  And new this season, summertime bikers will love the new single track trails for fat tire snowbiking, complete with full rental fleet of Surly bikes.  With neighboring Sugar Bowl Resort in its second year as the new owner/operator of this iconic Tahoe XC destination, Royal Gorge has indeed made a triumphant return to its once & former glory.

Terrain: 200km of groomed trails across 6,000 acres · 6 distinct trail systems · 8 different trailside warming huts

Kilometers: 83 trails · 24 green, 43 blue, 16 black
Grooming: Groomed for classic and skate
Dog friendly: Yes ~ on designated trails, with DOG PASS
Elevations: 7,000' - 7,500'
Rentals: Ski and snowshoe rentals on-site
Instruction: Group & individual lessons for skate, classic and snowshoe · Snowkiting and fat tire snowbiking instruction also available
Amenities: 8 warming huts, Summit Station food & beverage; Summit Bar
Location: 9411 Hillside Drive, Soda Springs, CA 95728
Lodging: The Lodge at Sugar Bowl · 530.426.9000
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Phone: 530-426-3871







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