Sugar Bowl Ski Resort is steeped with history dating back since 1939! The resort has been independent for over 79 seasons and is considered one of the oldest ski resorts in California. Sugar Bowl Ski Resort has a storied past with ties to Austrian ski culture, Hollywood and Walt Disney. This special place helped bring skiing to California, was home to the state's first chairlift, and the west's first ski gondola. Today, Sugar Bowl continues to attract adventurous winter sports enthusiasts who are drown to the authentic, community-based experience only offered at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort. Learn more about Sugar Bowl Ski Resort on our Lake Tahoe Snow Report page, located here.
The mountain itself offers 4 peaks, 100 trails, 1650 ski-able acres with 1500 vertical feet. Their trail rating is 17% beginner, 45% intermediate and 38% advanced. Their annual average snowfall is 500 inches!