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Directions
Tahoe's most accessible cross-country resort.
Getting to Royal Gorge atop Donner Summit via Interstate 80 or Old 40
Driving Directions

Address: 9411 Pahatsi Rd., Soda Springs CA 95728

As the closest major resort to Sacramento and the Bay Area, Sugar Bowl-Royal Gorge has long provided skiers & riders with the most convenient ski adventures in Tahoe.

From Sacramento and the Bay Area

Take I-80 East to the top of Donner Summit and exit Soda Springs #174. Turn right on Hwy 40, turn right onto Soda Spring Rd., then a right on Pahatsi.

From Truckee and North Lake Tahoe

Take Donner Pass Road past Donner Lake and continue up Old Hwy 40, a short and scenic drive from Truckee. Pass Sugar Bowl on your left, and a few miles down the road take a left onto Soda Spring Rd, then a right on Pahatsi Rd..

From Truckee and North Lake Tahoe (Alternate)

Take I-80 West from Truckee to the top of Donner Summit and exit Soda Springs #174. Turn left onto Donner Pass Rd., turn right onto Soda Spring Rd., then a right on Pahatsi Rd.

From Reno

For a more scenic drive simply take I-80 West to Exit 184 Donner Pass Road, turn left and continue past Donner Lake and up Old Hwy 40 (Donner Pass Rd.). Pass Sugar Bowl on your left, and a few miles down the road take a left onto Soda Springs Rd, then a right on Pahatsi Rd..

Travelers from Reno may also continue along I-80 to exit Soda Springs #174. Turn right on Donner Pass Road (Hwy 40), turn right at the blinking light onto Soda Springs Rd, then a right on Pahatsi Rd.