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Sunlight Mountain Resort

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Address: 10901 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4541
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+1 800-445-7931
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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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Amazing Experience

I have nothing but positive things to say about Sunlight Mountain Resort. We came here in a big group with the Ski, Swim and Stay package (great deal, btw) for the first time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Meg R
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have nothing but positive things to say about Sunlight Mountain Resort. We came here in a big group with the Ski, Swim and Stay package (great deal, btw) for the first time yesterday. The mountain itself is great as it has terrain for all levels. I booked a four hour lesson with Larry (great instructor) and found the staff... More 

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Thank Meg R
Edmond, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wish the "bunny" slopes had been less intimidating. We had a great time though. Will definitely come back when the little one is older. Great time for beginners!

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Thank enn1712
Roanoke, Virginia
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little apprehensive about going snow mobiling but our guides were excellent and explained everything to us in detail. It was a very exhilarating experience. They outfitted us with gloves and snow suits and helmets. And I must say they were patient with me since I had never done this before.

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Thank budgettraveler00
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We participated in the snowmobiling tours and absolutely loved it! We had AJ and Ty as our guides and I could not have imagined a better time.... well maybe if one our group members did not crash (but no worries, they got them out ASAP). We took the tour in the afternoon block and even though the price tag may... More 

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Thank vballlove703
Chicago
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a novice skier, this resort is a great place to get in good green and blue line runs to your heart's content. I saw many families enjoying themselves, and the staff is very friendly and happy.

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Thank Fussy_Janet
kansas city
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86 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't fight the crowds at the other resorts in Colorado. If you are a beginner or just want to fly down a mountain, come here. Sure they don't have as many runs, but there are some challenging runs and some beautiful views and it costs 1/2 the price. Then with the money you save you can eat at some of... More 

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Thank kansaskristy
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunlight is an amazing ski resort. My wife and I as well as my three sons ages 15, 9 and 5 were all first timers on the slopes and the instructors were very patient and competent. The resort was well maintained and well stocked with rental equipment. Staff was very helpful. Compared to nearby areas I felt that the prices... More 

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Thank Ed M
Atlanta
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly safety was our guide's first priority, but fun was way up there on the list too! We were with a group, a variety of ages and abilities...we had a great ride through beautiful scenery and stopped at a spot to take pictures with an incredible backdrop. One of the children on the ride said..."mama, we are going so fast,... More 

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Thank Steve S
Naperville, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great trip with Ty, Chase and Erik on the adventure tour. Great instruction and work with a large group. They took two routes to make sure everyone was going on paths for their comfort and experience level. We climbed to 10,000 feet at Tri County point traveling through wooded trails and open spaces. All with great views.... More 

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Thank Jim L
Monett, Missouri, United States
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ty provided our family with the best Christmas Present. This is our 4th year snowmobiling with Sunlight and Ty, we were wondering how this year could be any better than the last. IT WAS! Ty took us on the adventure of a lifetime. The snow was fresh powder, and the trails had not yet been run on making the adventure... More 

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