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Sugar Bowl Resort Ski Resort

Opening *
28Nov
Closing *
18Apr
* Estimated based on historical dates.
Best known forEasy access from San Francisco Bay Area, one of the highest snowfall in Lake Tahoe
Beginner runs 17%
Intermediate runs45%
Advanced runs26%
Expert runs12%
Summit elevation8,383 ft
Ski area1,650 ac

Lift Ticket Information

With so many lift tickets on offer at Sugar Bowl Resort, it can be hard to decide which one to choose. We've put together a comparison of all the lift tickets based on price, resort access and ski days so you can find a lift ticket that's right for you.

Ticket type
Best value for
Resorts access
Adult rates
Days valid at Sugar Bowl Resort
Available for purchase
Sugar Bowl Lift Ticket
Skiing 1-3 days at Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl
Rates for the 20/21 season have yet to be released due to COVID-19. In the meantime here is an approximate price based on last season:
1 Day Ticket starting from $121 (online)
Set days purchased for
During ski season
Sugar Bowl Midweek Pass
Skiing 4+ days at Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl
Season Pass starting from $374
Any weekday during season except blackout dates*
Until August 31, 2020
Sugar Bowl Restricted Season Pass
Skiing 5+ days at Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl
Season Pass starting from $559
Any days during season except blackout dates*
Until August 31, 2020
Sugar Bowl Unrestricted Season Pass
Skiing 7+ days at Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl
Season Pass starting from $764
Any days during season
Until August 31, 2020

Sugar Bowl Lift Ticket

Best value for:

Skiing 1-3 days at Sugar Bowl

Resorts access:

Sugar Bowl

Adult Rates*:

Rates for the 20/21 season have yet to be released due to COVID-19. In the meantime here is an approximate price based on last season:
1 Day Ticket starting from $121 (online)

Days valid at Sugar Bowl Resort:

Set days purchased for

Available for purchase:

During ski season

Sugar Bowl Midweek Pass

Best value for:

Skiing 4+ days at Sugar Bowl

Resorts access:

Sugar Bowl

Adult Rates*:

Season Pass starting from $374

Days valid at Sugar Bowl Resort:

Any weekday during season except blackout dates*

Available for purchase:

Until August 31, 2020

Sugar Bowl Restricted Season Pass

Best value for:

Skiing 5+ days at Sugar Bowl

Resorts access:

Sugar Bowl

Adult Rates*:

Season Pass starting from $559

Days valid at Sugar Bowl Resort:

Any days during season except blackout dates*

Available for purchase:

Until August 31, 2020

Sugar Bowl Unrestricted Season Pass

Best value for:

Skiing 7+ days at Sugar Bowl

Resorts access:

Sugar Bowl

Adult Rates*:

Season Pass starting from $764

Days valid at Sugar Bowl Resort:

Any days during season

Available for purchase:

Until August 31, 2020

*Sugarbowl Blackout Dates: Dec 26, 2020 to Jan 1, 2021, Jan 16, 2021 to Jan 17, 2021 and Feb 13, 2021 to Feb 14, 2021

Challenge Level

Sugar Bowl has a variety of terrain to suit skiers of all levels including easy to access back and side country. Mt Judah offers great terrain for beginners and intermediates while Mt Lincoln and Mt Disney have more challenging terrain.

Things To Do

Other than skiing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, there are limited activities at Sugar Bowl.

Accessibility

Sugar Bowl is one of the most convenient resorts to get to if you are driving from the San Jose, San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.

Recommended Airport:

  • Reno-Tahoe Intl. Airport 47 mi (1 hour drive)

When To Go

February-March have typically seen great snow conditions at Sugar Bowl Resort. However as the resort is close to San Francisco, its best to travel during the week as well as avoid holiday periods including President's Day weekend.

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