Lake Tahoe gets thousands of visitors to its world famous skiing resorts, one of the best ways to gain easy access to the skiing resorts is to stay at one of the many Lake Tahoe hotels. Most of the major ski resorts have hotels so you’re never more than a stone’s throw away from the slopes.
Back In 1938 Walt Disney was one of the first visionaries that helped to choose the picturesque location of Sugar Bowl and place the very first chair lift in California. Located near Donner Summit which is an area containing narrow chutes, precipitous peaks and open bowls, Sugar bowl gets more snow than anywhere else in North America. In fact sugar bowl gets an average higher than around 500 inches of snow every year.
Sugar Bowl Resort Facts
Sugar bowl ski resort is one of the largest resorts in Lake Tahoe, covering a distance of around 1500 acres across 4 peaks. Popular with skiers and snowboarders the sugar bowl resort has 84 different trails. The resort also boasts a family park located at nob hill. The steepest run at the sugar bowl is the palisades. The Resort has an elevation level of almost 8400 feet and a vertical drop of 1500 feet. With an annual 500 inches of snowfall sugar bowl ski resort is always a favorite with professional skiers as well as amateurs and families. The longest run at the resort is a little over three miles in length. Access to the slopes at the sugar bowl resort is made possible by a total of 12 lifts, five of which are high speed quad lifts, two fixed grip quads, three fixed grip double, one gondola and one main surface lift.
If you are travelling to Lake Tahoe to experience the ski resorts then the Lake Tahoe hotels located within the resorts themselves are the best choice to keep you close to the action. Of course if you prefer not to stay at one of the hotels then there are also Tahoe rental properties and Tahoe cabins available for rent.