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Sunlight Mountain Resort

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Mountain Stats

Elevation7884 ft - 9895 ft
SeasonDecember - April
Opening DayDec 21, 2017
Closing DayApr 1, 2018
Capacity 4200 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $60
1 day child $45
All rates & fees

Lifts

1
3
Total 4
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 680 acres
Number of Slopes 67

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Interesting facts

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  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 2011 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1184 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 9895 ft.
  • Season starts on Dec 21 and ends on Apr 1 (101 days). Average season duration in the USA is 119 days.
  • During the season (from Dec 21 till Apr 1) the average snow depth at Sunlight Mountain Resort is 27 ". Snow coverage is usually best during September, offering an average base depth of 36 ".
  • Sunlight Mountain Resort features 51 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 44 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 18 sunny days.

News

Sunlight Mountain is basically one big winter playground. It is very family oriented and therefore aims at keeping prices affordable. It is located in the White River National Forest. From Sunlight´s summit on Compass Mountain you can overlook Mount Spris and the Elk Mountain Range. Sunlight Mountain offers 67 trails for all ability levels covering 190 hectares of terrain. Whether alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing or snowshoeing, Sunlight has it all! Gain some confidence on Sunlight´s beginner trails, cruise gentle intermediate runs or explore some of the steepest runs in the state! All trails converge at the base lodge so you won´t lose track of each other. Beginners can take some lessons at the Sunlight Ski School. Experienced instructors will do their best to build your confidence as a skier or snowboarder. The Learn to Shine Program is especially recommendable. It includes 3 days of lift tickets, rentals and 2-hour lessons. Learning for 3 days you will enjoy this sport even more and most likely keep skiing and riding for years to come. In addition, Sunlight Mountain offers 29 km of groomed cross country tracks. There are tracks for all ability levels winding through Babbish Gulch Valley. Glide through picturesque winter landscapes on the foot of Sunlight Mountain and enjoy a wonder ful winter day! Wanna give your legs some rest? Explore Sunlight´s environment by snowmobile and discover the fun and thrill of riding through White River National Forest. 

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
3%
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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Sunlight Mountain Resort
10901 County Road 117
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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