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Sugarloaf Ski Resort Guide

Sugarloaf, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length88km
Highest Lift1,290m
Resort Height430m
 Nearest AirportsDenver International and Colorado Springs
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The ski area of Sugarloaf is at an altitude of 430m, with 88km of marked runs.


Sugarloaf has direct access to 88km of downhill skiing, with 129 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Sugarloaf offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Sugarloaf is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Sugarloaf.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'High Rigger (backside of snowfields)'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sugarloaf?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Sugarloaf.

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Snow Forecast by day for Sugarloaf

Ski Area Stats

Sugarloaf Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Sugarloaf Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,290m
Lowest Piste430m
Resort Altitude (Sugarloaf)430m
Max Vertical860m

Ski Slope Aspects


Sugarloaf has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sugarloaf
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Sugarloaf?

This ski resort is in Aleutians East, Colorado, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sugarloaf is Denver International, 67 minutes drive away.

Colorado Springs, Portland, Laramie and Vail/Eagle airports are all within three hours drive.

Denver International is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 21,805 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 80km of ski runs, with 1000 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sugarloaf open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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