As home to the first chairlift in California and the first gondola in the nation, Sugar Bowl emits a classic ski atmosphere with all the modern amenities of today’s resorts. The mountain, which consists of four separate peaks – Mt. Judah, Mt. Disney, Mt. Lincoln and Crow's Nest – is nestled near Donner Summit, just ten miles west of Truckee on I-80. Sugar Bowl’s draws are its cozy atmosphere, its state-of-the art chairlift system and the 500+ inches of snow that fall in the area annually. Also check out the Core Rewards Program, which includes discounted lift tickets and points-based perks for free items across the resort.
Terrain: 1,500 acres - 17% Beginner; 43% Intermediate; 40% Advanced.
Lifts: (13 total) ~ 1 gondola, 5 express quads, 3 fixed-grip quads, 3 doubles, 1 surface lift. 25% snowmaking.
Elevations: Summit: 8,383'; Base: 6,883'; Vertical Drop 1,500’; Longest Run: 3 miles.
Snow Sport Schools: Personalized and group instructions offered daily for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. Full day children's programs and on-site childcare. Backcountry Adventure Center for professionally-guided tours outside the resort's boundary.
Amenities: Historic lodging, 3 restaurants, 1 formal dining room, espresso bar, 3 bars and 2 on-site Sugar Bowl Ski & Sport shops with rentals.
Ski Shuttle: Complimentary hourly shuttle from Truckee.
Location: Hwy 40, Norden, CA 95724; 10 miles west of Truckee, and 45 miles west of Reno on I-80, at the Norden exit.
Info: 530-426-9000, 530-426-1111 (Snowphone), or www.sugarbowl.com
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