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Sugar Bowl Resort partners with Sun Valley Resort

Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Sugar Bowl Resort has partnered with Sun Valley Resort to give Sugar Bowl’s unrestricted and slightly restricted season passholders free skiing at the iconic Idaho ski resort. The agreement also offers Royal Gorge Cross County passholders complimentary cross-country skiing at Sun Valley Nordic Center. Combo Sugar Bowl/Royal Gorge unrestricted and slightly restricted passholders will have access to both downhill and cross country skiing at Sun Valley Resort.

A two-night minimum stay in Sun Valley Resort Lodging is required for eligibility. Some blackouts apply. The program is available all season long, but is not valid with other offers or discounts. Sugar Bowl and Royal Gorge passholders may call Sun Valley Resort and ask for the Sugar Bowl “Sweet Deal” to reserve discounted lodging, on a space available basis, at 800-786-8259.

Sugar Bowl’s passholders can take advantage of new non-stop regional jet service from SFO to SUN on United Airlines, with daily flights beginning Dec. 12. Reservations can be made at

Sun Valley Resort full season and Sun plus passholders will have free skiing privileges at Sugar Bowl Resort; Sun Valley Nordic Center passholders will have free cross country at Royal Gorge; and Sun Valley full season and Sun plus combo passes will enjoy free skiing at both.

The Lodge at Sugar Bowl will also offer discounted lodging options on a space available basis.

The Sun Valley Resort announcement complements Sugar Bowl’s free skiing program with Grand Targhee Resort, which allows season passholders to ski the Wyoming resort for free this upcoming season when booked in conjunction with Grand Targhee lodging.

Sun Valley and Grand Targhee are approximately a 4-hour drive from one another.

For further information on both programs, visit Sugar Bowl Resort, California owned and operated since 1939, was voted a Top 25 Ski Resort in North America by Outside magazine. To learn more about Royal Gorge Cross Country visit

To learn more about Sun Valley Resort, visit Sun Valley is America’s first destination resort and home of the world’s first chairlift. This Idaho resort begins it 78th winter season Thanksgiving Day, ranking no. 4 in SKI Magazine’s Resort Guide Survey.

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