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Sunlight Mountain Resort

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10901 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4541
+1 800-445-7931
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Great family ski hill

The road to the resort is a bit of a slog on a 12 mile long, well maintained, two lane road. The... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
El Jebel, Colorado
Good value

Good value for families. Sort of run down- appears owners are milking it with no improvements... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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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 September 14, 2017

The road to the resort is a bit of a slog on a 12 mile long, well maintained, two lane road. The resort is nothing fancy, which is much of the charm. It is a family resort with plenty of intermediate trails, but there are...More

1  Thank zgshaw
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Good value for families. Sort of run down- appears owners are milking it with no improvements. Sad, because could be a great instead of so-so family destination.

Thank eat143
Reviewed August 16, 2017

The lifts are slow but that means fewer folks on your chosen run! And the lifties are friendly and helpful! The runs and grooming are awesome! It's small, but you can ski or ride the whole thing....meaning lots of tree runs and powder long after...More

1  Thank D6075MAhelenm
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Very nice to be there among many locals , students and tourists alike enjoying great mountain and its slopes ,

Thank KKKyawt
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This was a nice change from the I-70 ski resorts. Economical and not crowded. Our entire family had fun skiing this mountain.

Thank Anabrianth
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Sunlight is a nice small ski resort, not over crowded. The staff was all very helpful and friendly. We will definitely go back next year!

Thank rharper36
Reviewed June 1, 2017

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

1  Thank CBearE
Reviewed May 31, 2017

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

1  Thank 713Elizabeth
Reviewed April 28, 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 April 15, 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.

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Linsey B
July 8, 2017|
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Response from rockjunkies | Reviewed this property |
I just called the resort and they said they do not allow ski bikes on the mountain while the lifts are running. If you want to ride something like that after the resort is closed, it's considered National Forest. If you have... More
June 20, 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.
January 16, 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