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Sunlight Mountain Resort

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Address: 10901 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Phone Number: 1.800.445.7931
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Activities: Skiing
Description: Sunlight features 67 named trails covering over 470 acres. In addition to...
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
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A Well Kept Secret Ski Experience

Skiing at Sunlight is an escape from the mega resorts and mega crowds! Sunlight is a small ski area with great snow...and a vast array of amazing runs from blue to challenging... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Golden, Colorado
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Golden, Colorado
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Skiing at Sunlight is an escape from the mega resorts and mega crowds! Sunlight is a small ski area with great snow...and a vast array of amazing runs from blue to challenging blacks! A great place for families; you'll love the lift staff, patrollers, and other mountain personnel. The price is certainly right....and you'll get a exciting day of skiing.

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Maricopa, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great for the kiddos....this old lady isn't as fond of heights. lol Bring sunscreen. Good value for the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Sunlight is a very family friendly place to ski and we enjoy our time there. However, do not plan on eating there. The food is horrible and expensive. If they would improve the lodge and have a few nicer food choices, I would give them an "excellent" rating.

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Milan
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Reasonable rates for skiing, super helpful staff. Snowmobiling couldn't have been more fun and our guide was terrific!

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Just love this small town feel resort. Reminds me of the Highlands before it got developed and enjoy living in this small mountain town community I call home. Its the best for the money you could ever expect.

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Perfect low-key resort. Staff is beyond friendly, not too crowded...even during holidays. Great skiing for families, especially beginners. Would choose Glenwood over Aspen any day. Also went snow mobiling - ridiculously awesome time. Can't say enough good things about the people.

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Brighton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This was my first time snowmobiling. From the wonderful experience, with our guide Ty at Sunlight Mountain, it has made it to the top of my favorite things to do when visiting Glenwood Springs! Ty was an awesome instructor and did a great job as a tour guide taking us to some spectacular lookout points. I highly recommend the longer... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Pros: -Uncrowded, even on weekends -Folks (both staff and customers) are generally friendlier in small resorts -Good value on lift tickets compared to larger resorts -Sun King is a really interesting intermediate ski run, with plenty of pitch changes and dips -Family friendly, with little chance of getting lost from each other Cons: -Ski lifts are old-school and slow (but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A private lesson at Snowmass costs over 500 dollars... At Sunlight, around 150. I highly doubt there is a great difference in knowledge. The mountain is small, but the lift tickets are 45 bucks and the runs are worth far more than that in my opinion. Small cafe, but pack a lunch if you want to save even more. Only... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Sunlight Mountain is near Glenwood Springs, Co. It is a great little local skii park operated by the county. This was my teen aged sons first attempt at snow boarding, and my first time skiing in many years. The 2 hour snow boarding class and all day lift ticket was a great value $95 (included rental, helmet $10 more). My... More 

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