Sugar Bowl Ski Resort is located near Donner Summit along old Highway 40 just east of Soda Springs.
The resort features four main peaks with 1,500 feet of vertical drop and 1,500 acres of ski terrain. They operate 13 lifts. They also have 3 terrain parks of varying levels difficulty. The base elevation is 6,883 feet and the summit of Mt. Lincoln is 8,383 feet.
Two parking areas are
located off Highway 40 (Donner Pass Road).
(1) The covered gondola parking lot; ride the free Magic Carpet Gondola over the railroad tracks to the Village Lodge.
(2) The main lot near the Mt. Judah Day Lodge and ski rental location.
Lift Operation Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
|Holiday Dates: December 12, 2016 - January 1, 2017, January 14-16, 2017, February 18-26, 2017
*Prices subject to change.
|Young Adult 13-22||$89||$94|
|Child 5 & Under||Free||Free|
|Super Seniors 75+||$63||$66|
Expedite your rental process by registering ahead of time online. Anyone under the age of 18 needs a parent signature for rentals or lessons. See Sugar Bowl's Rental and Lesson Forms.
|Rental Package||All Day|
|*Prices subject to change.|
|Ski or Snowboard Package 13 and Over||$59|
|Ski or Snowboard Package 12 and Under||$39|
Full-Day Package Lessons include equipment rental, a lift ticket good on all lifts, a 4-hour small group lesson and lunch. 9:45 AM to 3:30 PM.
The Morning or Afternoon Package Package Lesson also includes equipment rental, a lift ticket good on all lifts, a 2½-hour small group lesson.
Reservations required for all Cub Tracks lessons: (530) 426-6772.
Group sizes are limited to 3. A signed release form from the parent or legal guardian is required for all children taking lessons. See Sugar Bowl's Rental and Lesson Forms.
|Cub Tracks Ski or Snowboard Lessons||Prices|
|*Half-Day lessons held from 9:45 AM - 12:15 PM or 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.
|All Day Package||$255|
|All Day Lesson Only||$235|
|Morning Lesson Only*||$145|
|Afternoon Lesson Only*||$145|
Full-Day Package Lessons include equipment rental, a lift ticket good on all lifts, a 4-hour group lesson and lunch. 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
The Half-day Package Package Lesson also includes equipment rental, a lift ticket good on all lifts, a 2-hour group lesson.
Reservations required for full-day Bear Tracks lessons, but not for 2-hour lessons: (530) 426-6772.
A signed release form from the parent or legal guardian is required for all children taking lessons. See Sugar Bowl's Rental and Lesson Forms.
|Black Bear Adventures Ski or Snowboard Lessons||Prices|
|*Morning or Afternoon lessons held from 9:45 AM - 12:15 PM or 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.|
|All Day Package||$195|
|All Day Lesson Only||$175|
|Morning Lesson Only*||$79|
|Afternoon Lesson Only*||$79|
Children's Private Lessons 1-3 hour private lessons and all-day private lessons are available. Reservations and information: (530) 426-6700
Package includes 2-hour group lesson, equipment rental, and a limited-access lift ticket. Learn to Ski or Ride lift tickets are for White Pine and Nob Hill Lifts. Novice through Advanced lift tickets are good for the entire mountain.
Lessons are matched to ability levels, from never skied or boarded before up through advanced. Lessons are offered from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM or from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
|Adult (13+) Ski or Snowboard Lessons||Prices|
|1 Packages include 2½ hour lesson, rental equipoment and limited lift ticket.
2 Packages include 2½ hour lesson, rental equipoment and all-mountain lift ticket.
|Never Ever Boarded or Skied Lesson + Limited Ticket||$95|
|Never Ever Boarded or Skied Lesson Package1||$105|
|Beginner through Advanced Package2||$175|
|Beginner through Advanced Lesson Only||$145|
Private Lessons 1-3 hour private lessons and all-day private lessons are available. Reservations and information: (530) 426-6772
Sugar Bowl Ski & Sports Chalet - ski and boarding gear (530) 426-6766
Belt Room Bar
Rejuvenation at Elevation - spa treatments. For reservations, call (530) 426-6742
Mt. Judah Ski & Sports - ski and boarding gear (530) 426-6794
Located adjacent to the main parking lot near the Mt. Judah Day Lodge. Ski and board rental and Lessons.
Bestfit Boots - custom fit ski or snowboard boots. (530) 426-7013
Located at the foot of the Christmas Tree Express Lift.
Open seasonally Sugar Bowl Dining
The Backcountry Adventure Center leads single and multi-day excursions into the backcountry
around Sugar Bowl. The Adventure Center is located on the first floor of the Village Hall.
Information about backcountry tours: (530) 426-7005
Travel into the back country with an experienced instructor and guide. Learn skiing techniques, safety, and other back country travel skills. Limited uphill touring and plenty of downhill. Limited dates.
For those with previous back country experience. Climb higher and farther while you learn more advanced skills, including avalanche safety. Limited Dates.
Ski the back side of all four of Sugar Bowl's main peaks - Crows Peak, Mt. Judah, Mt. Lincoln, and Mt. Disney. Enjoy the wilderness adventure into remote areas.
Ski out the Anderson Crest and spend a night at a beautiful lodge deep in the back country. For experienced backcountry skiers.
For experienced back country skiers. Make this classic journey from Sugar Bowl to Squaw Valley, spending one night snow camping.