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Sunlight Mountain Resort

10901 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4541
+1 800-445-7931
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Beautiful place to spend a day snow shoeing

Our kids (20's) spent 2 days snowshoeing at Sunlight Mountain - before there was a lot of snow on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
khwight
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Austin, Texas
Unprofessional but compensated !

Me and my husband went skiing for the 1st time together - weren’t expecting such a dragging 12 mile... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mariyah H
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our kids (20's) spent 2 days snowshoeing at Sunlight Mountain - before there was a lot of snow on the ground and after a big snowstorm came through. The scenery was bright and magical and the trails were awesome. At Sunlight, you don't need to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband went skiing for the 1st time together - weren’t expecting such a dragging 12 mile drive that had only two lanes. Anyways, we were excited to ski together however our instructor Brian disappeared during a quick snack break! We kept looking...More

1  Thank Mariyah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I enjoyed the slopes, even though only the lower lift was the only one operating due to lack of snow. Way more affordable than Vail and other resorts in the area. Staff was friendly and helpful. We paid $105 for a lesson,...More

Thank Jennifer_ATX
Reviewed 15 September 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 7 September 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 17 August 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 14 July 2017

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

Thank KKKyawt
Reviewed 11 July 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 26 June 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 1 June 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
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Linsey B
9 July 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
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budst69001
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.
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deathstar1
17 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
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