Atop majestic Donner Summit, enjoying the most snowfall in Tahoe, sits Sugar Bowl Resort, long considered the Grand Dame of Tahoe skiing for its rich history dating back to 1939 when resort founders had first pick on best location. 74 years later, you’ll find the prefect mix of classic high-alpine charm and modern amenities, including the new Crow’s Peak chair, opening this winter with some of the finest tree skiing in the region. As the closest major resort to Sacramento and the Bay Area, skiers enjoy Sugar Bowl’s ease & convenience, with hundreds of free slopeside parking spots. 13 chairlifts access 1,650 acres with 1,500 vertical, and an open boundary policy for access to endless backcountry terrain. In 2012, Sugar Bowl took over operations at neighboring Royal Gorge Cross Country, North America’s largest XC resort, boasting 200km of groomed trails across 6,000 acres of scenic terrain. A truly unique resort experience with wonderful skiing & riding, plus XC skating & striding, surrounding America’s only snowbound village.
629 Sugar Bowl Road
Norden, CA 95724
(530) 426-9000 General Info
(866) 843-2695 Lodging Reservations
One of California’s first winter recreation resorts, Homewood Mountain Resort, founded in 1961, is located steps from Lake Tahoe’s shore. Winner of the 2013 National Ski Areas Association Golden Eagle award for environmental stewardship, Homewood continues to offer premier winter skiing and snowboarding with a focus on guest service and unique vacation packages. Homewood offers the Tahoe Basin’s only Family Season Pass deal, whereby two adults and two teens/kids ski or ride all season with no blackout days for one unbeatable price. New for the 2013-14 ski season, Homewood doubles down on its commitment to fantastic grooming and terrain parks with a new PistenBully 400 Park Pro Series groomer, and an interactive GPS-enabled mobile app that makes finding the perfect terrain easier than ever. Lakefront ski + lodging packages are available at Homewood’s West Shore Café and Inn, across the street from our main lodge. Homewood is accessible via Interstate 80 and/or California State Route 50 to California State Route 89, just 55 miles from Reno Tahoe International Airport.
5145 West Lake Blvd.
Homewood, CA 96141
(530) 525-2992 General Info
(866) 525-5200 Lodging Reservations