This popular trailhead is the starting point for a hike out to Cascade Falls, or into Desolation Wilderness above Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe.
Place Category: Ski Areas
Sugar Bowl offers terrain to accommodate beginners and challenge experts, spreading across four peaks and 1500 acres with 500 inches of annual snowfall. As one of the country’s oldest ski areas, Sugar Bowl has kept it’s classic ski atmosphere while providing modern amenities.
Mountain Facts Average Snowfall 500 in (1,270 cm) Top Elevation 8,383 ft (2,555 m) Base Elevation 6,883 ft (2.098 m) Vertical Rise 1,500 ft (457 m) Rideable Acres 1,650 Lifts 13 lifts – 5 High-Speed Express Quads, 3 Fixed Grip Quads, 1 Fixed Grip Triple, 2 Fixed Grip Doubles, 1 Gondola, 1 Surface Lift Trails 103 Terrain Parks 1 Longest Run 3 miles (4.8 km) (Crowley’s off of Mt. Lincoln) Snowmaking Coverage 375 of 1650 acres Terrain 17% beginner