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Sugar Bowl Resort, Norden

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#20 of 34 in Winter Sports in California
Serving 4 peaks, 13 lifts, 103 trails, 3 progressive terrain parks and the most annual snowfall in North Lake Tahoe!

Located atop Tahoe’s Donner Summit, Sugar Bowl Resort has been the home of authentic alpine adventure since 1939, steeped in tradition yet modern in amenities. Boasting the most annual snowfall in North Lake Tahoe, award-winning guest service and a mountain that both accommodates beginners and challenges experts, Sugar Bowl offers skiers and riders vast and varied options for a day of fun on the slopes. And as the closest major Tahoe resort to Sacramento and the Bay Area, skiers and riders love the convenience, complete with hundreds of free slopeside parking spots. Value-driven programs such as the points-based perks of CORE Rewards, and the free lessons and rentals of General Admission offer deals for everyone, while the adventure-driven Backcountry Adventure Center offers powder-pursuits for those looking for something a little off the beaten path.
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  • May 24, 2017
    Up at the top of The Sierras, Sugar Bowl gets the most snow and is the closest and easiest commute to Sac. Not big but really fun with great bowls, cliff skiing, tree skiing, fun terrain parks. Three ...  more »
  • March 29, 2017
    if you look at travel times only Boreal is closer to Folsom than Sugar Bowl. Boreal is not even close to Sugar Bowl in terrain. Sierra Tahoe is actually longer trip time from Folsom, Kirkwood is way o...  more »
  • March 19, 2017
    Its a lot of fun taking the gondola in to the old resort, it feels very nostalgic. The resort itself is in need of an upgrade, but super cute. Good restaurant with mediocre hours :)  more »

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