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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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  • While Sugar Bowl is a little smaller than the other big resorts, it has all the advanced terrain anyone could ask for. Great skiing coupled with an overtly friendly atmosphere, and the most snow in Ta...  more »
  • Sugar Bowl is pretty old school in a good way. While a lot of the newer resorts are getting super fancy with big shopping areas in the village SB keeps to the basics. Good terrain and mountains. When ...  more »
  • Thank goodness for man made snow! With only about 1/4 of runs open we were limited, but we knew that when we went there. We still had a fantastic time, and ALL of the resort personnel were super frien...  more »

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