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Encyclopedia > Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
Sugar Bowl
Location: Norden, California
Nearest city: Soda Springs, California, Truckee, California, Reno, Nevada
Top elevation: 8,383 feet (2,555 meters)
Base elevation: 6,883 feet (2,098 meters)
Skiable area: 1,500 acres (607 hectares)
Runs: 78
Longest run: 3.0 miles (5.0 km)
Lift system: 12 lifts (5 high speed quads, 2 quads, 2 double chairs, 1 gondola, 2 surface lifts)
Terrain parks: 1
Snow fall: 500 in (1270 cm)
Web page: Official Site


Sugar Bowl is a ski and snowboard area in Norden, California along the Donner Pass of the Sierra Nevada, approximately 46 miles (74 km) west of Reno, Nevada on Interstate 80. Sugar Bowl is a medium sized ski area in the Lake Tahoe region, and is well known its long history, significant advanced terrain, high annual snowfall and being one of the closest ski areas to the San Francisco Bay Area. Sugar Bowl's terrain is 17% Beginner, 45% Intermediate and 38% Advanced. A cabin in Truckee. ... City nickname: The Biggest Little City in the World Founded May 13, 1868 County Washoe County Mayor Bob Cashell Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 179. ... Deep powder skiing Alpine skier carving a turn on piste Members of the U.S. Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest This article is about snow skiing. ... Snowboarder in a half-pipe Snowboarder trail entry Snowboarding is a boardsport that involves descending a snow-covered slope on a snowboard that is attached to ones feet. ... Donner Pass in the 1870s Donner Pass, elevation 7,085 feet (2160 meters), is a mountain pass in the northern Sierra Nevada, located above Donner Lake about nine miles West of Truckee, California. ... The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is almost entirely in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of California. ... City nickname: The Biggest Little City in the World Founded May 13, 1868 County Washoe County Mayor Bob Cashell Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 179. ... Route across the United States Interstate 80 (abbreviated I-80) is the second-longest Interstate Highway in the United States. ... Tahoe redirects here. ... USGS Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ...


The northern side of Lake Tahoe hosts the majority of the ski areas in the area, such as Sugar Bowl, Squaw Valley and Northstar at Tahoe. A ski area is a place where one goes to participate in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. ... For other places with the same name, see Squaw Valley Lake Tahoe from Squaw Valley The Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California, is one of the largest and most high-concept ski areas in the United States, and was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. ... Northstar-at-Tahoe is a year-round resort situated near the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, approximately 200 miles from the San Francisco Bay Area. ...


Sugar Bowl was founded in 1938 by a group of investors, including Walt Disney. Sugar Bowl is one of the few remaining privately owned resorts in the Lake Tahoe area. Sugar Bowl was the first ski area in California to install a chairlift and the first in the United States to install a gondola lift. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966), was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, visionary, and philanthropist. ... A ski area is a place where one goes to participate in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, also known as a fixed-grip chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... Tochal gondola lift carry tourists and skiers to Tochal mountain,Tehran, Iran. ...


External links

  • Sugar Bowl official web site

  Results from FactBites:
 
Goski.com California - Sugar Bowl (589 words)
Sugar Bowl receives the most snowfall of any California ski area and is the closest major resort to Sacramento and San Francisco.
Sugar Bowl has it all for the family and the solo adventurer, from expert to beginner, and it is the closest ski/snowboard resort to the Bay Area.
Sugar Bowl ski area is located 40 miles west of Reno, Nevada, and 90 miles east of Sacramento, California.
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