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Sugar Bowl, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Sugar Bowl Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Highest Lift2,555m8,383ft
Resort Height2,097m6,880ft
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Sugar Bowl at a glance

The site of California's first chairlift. The closest major Tahoe resort to Northern California's main population centres. Some of the steepest descents in California and all with a 28 room hotel at the base of the mountain.

 When will it snow in Sugar Bowl?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Sugar Bowl.

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Sugar Bowl Facts, Stats and Ratings

Sugar Bowl Rated

Ratings for Sugar Bowl
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

How High is Sugar Bowl?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Sugar Bowl
Highest Lift2,555m8,383ft
Lowest Piste2,097m6,880ft
Resort Altitude (Sugar Bowl)2,097m6,880ft
Max Vertical458m1,503ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Sugar Bowl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Sugar Bowl
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
33
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
35
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
13
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
13
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Sugar Bowl Summary

The American Ski Resort of Sugar Bowl has direct access to 84 marked pistes, served by a total of 13 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,097m6,880ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,555m8,383ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Sugar Bowl Overview

The site of California's first chairlift. The closest major Tahoe resort to Northern California's main population centres. Some of the steepest descents in California and all with a 28 room hotel at the base of the mountain.

On the Mountain

The most difficult run is the 'The Palisades'.

 Skiing in Sugar Bowl

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

 Snowboarding in Sugar Bowl

Sugar Bowl is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Sugar Bowl.

When is Sugar Bowl open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Sugar Bowl.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Sugar Bowl.

Snow Making

Sugar Bowl is able to make snow, with 125 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 13 ski lifts of Sugar Bowl are able to uplift 21,340 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Sugar Bowl?

Sugar Bowl is in Carter, Spencer, United States.

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