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Sunlight Mountain Resort

10901 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4541
+1 800-445-7931
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True, Colorado Skiing! No lift lines, blue skies and nice people.

We've skied all over Colorado and Sunlight is my favorite! It's slow, old-school lifts give you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
My favorite ski area!

Growing up skiing all over Colorado, I've had quite a bit of experience at the big-name resorts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Sunlight features 67 named trails covering over 470 acres. In addition to miles of cruising intermediate terrain, Sunlight's East Ridge has one of the steeper runs in the state. Aptly named, The Heathen falls beneath your feet at a breathtaking 52 degrees. Sunlight is home to one of the longest trails in ski country, Ute, a beginner slope that winds more than 2 miles from summit to base. Sunlight also hosts some of the best tree skiing in Colorado with many aspen groves untracked days after snowfall. All trails converge at the base lodge, so friends and family can always keep track of each other
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10901 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4541
+1 800-445-7931
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've skied all over Colorado and Sunlight is my favorite! It's slow, old-school lifts give you time to enjoy the views and the runs are well-cared for. I love that the whole family can enjoy the mountain and meet at the one lodge at the...More

Thank CBearE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Growing up skiing all over Colorado, I've had quite a bit of experience at the big-name resorts, but after a friend took me to Sunlight, I was hooked! I literally get three days a year to ski (after moving to Houston), and this is where...More

Thank 713Elizabeth
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Sunlight Ski area has a varied terrain suitable for skiers of all skill levels. From beginners to advanced, everyone can have an enjoyable day. The ski patrol is excellent and staff who work here are friendly and helpful. The lodge is a fun place to...More

Thank 777jeannie
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place is special for my family. My young son first learned to snowboard here, so he absolutely loves it. The instructors were great and the spring break snow was awesome. Some of the best spring weather for snowboarding I have ever had.

Thank FDfoodie
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Not a great snow year (this was true for all the Colorado resorts) but the mountain was nicely groomed given the conditions. Staff was friendly and you could hop right on the lift without a wait so you can get in a lot of runs....More

Thank mu92
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband grew up skiing here and it is exactly the same as when he went there in the 80's. No lift lines. All of the staff was super friendly, especially the ski patrol hut at the top of the mountain. Guest services was great,...More

1  Thank jody998
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I love skiing at Sunlight. They have three lifts that move at a modest pace, but the skiing is worth it; they have a variety of great runs for beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert. The food in the chalet is good and you will find...More

Thank markflaten
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Best skiing for the money in the area. They have a nice variety of runs and terrain. Old school two person lifts and one triple. Great for learning on a budget. Get the shell gasoline 2 for 1 coupon and it costs $31 for the...More

Thank CCG_from_Denver
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We took my family and my brothers family on the hour tour. It was incredible. Magnificent views and breathtaking experience. Ty and Dean, our guides, were a lot of fun and were patient since this was new to us. They made a great experience exceptional....More

Thank tjsturr
Reviewed 16 March 2017

They had an online special that included 4 lift tickets and 4 hot springs tickets for only $200!!! That was such a great deal! But even without that deal the prices here are still very reasonable. Regular priced full day lift tickets are only $64...More

Thank DenyciaDawn
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During the summer is there anywhere that offers childcare. For the infants
21 June 2017|
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Response from CBearE | Reviewed this property |
Probably not at the resort. But I would imagine you could find childcare in town. Try the Rec Center or maybe a sitter service.
Is there cross country skiing, and is there dining at night at either hotel?
16 January 2016|
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Response from Kenn L | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I visited Sunlight last Dec. I saw some people climbed up with her Cross county ski, but I couldn't find any information about cross county ski course on the map. So my understanding is that u can enjoy your cross county... More
Kyle S
Is sunlight mountain open to snowboard on yet
15 November 2015|
Response from GamingW/ C |
No. It might open on Thanksgiving but maybe in December. Check the website