Sunlight Mountain Resort

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Sunlight Mountain Resort
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We have put together a list of everything you need to know about Sunlight Mountain Resort.

Sunlight Mountain Resort Overview

Sunlight Mountain Resort is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, and offers big skiing at an affordable price.

Ski Terrain

  • Beginner runs: 15%
  • Intermediate runs: 30%
  • Advanced runs: 17%
  • Expert runs: 38%
  • Total ski runs: 72
  • Terrain Parks: 1

Mountain Statistics

  • Summit elevation: 9895 feet
  • Skiable area: 730 acres
  • Average Snowfall: 250 inch

Sunlight Mountain Trail Map

Sunlight Mountain Trail Map

Sunlight Mountain Lift Tickets

Sunlight Mountain Resort offers two types of lift tickets: Day Lift Ticket, Season Pass, and Indy Add-on Pass.

Day Lift Tickets

Day Lift Tickets at Sunlight Mountain Resort gives you access to lifts from 9 am to 4 pm during the ski season. You can purchase the lift ticket online 24 hours in advance for a discounted price compared to the ticket office prices.

Purchase Sunlight Mountain Day Lift Tickets here.

Season Passes

There are 5 different types of Sunlight Season Pass options available:

  • Season Pass: This pass provides unlimited skiing at Sunlight Mountain throughout the ski season with no blackout dates. It includes a free Uphill Season Pass.
  • 10-Day Season Pass: This pass gives you 10 days of skiing throughout the ski season without blackout dates.
  • Midweek Season Pass: This pass allows you to ski Monday to Friday throughout the ski season with no blackout dates. It includes a free Uphill Season Pass.
  • Family Season Pass: This pass option provides a discount on the Season Pass if you purchase two or more Passes. It includes a free Uphill Season Pass.
  • Sunlight Corporate Pass: This pass is available for companies only.

Purchase Sunlight Mountain Season Passes here.

Indy Add-on Pass

The Indy Add-on Pass can only be purchased after you purchase a Sunlight Season Pass. This pass gives you two days each at more than 100 Indy partner ski resorts throughout the season excluding Sunlight Mountain Resort. 

Read more about the Indy Add-on Pass and purchase here.

Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Sunlight Mountain offers private, semi-private, and group lessons for ages 3 and above. 

  • Age 3: One-hour private or semi-private (2 kids) ski lessons
  • Age 4-6: Group, private, or semi-private ski lessons
  • Age 5-6: One-hour or half-day private snowboard lessons
  • Age 7 and above: Two-hour group lessons

Lessons for ages 3-6 can only be reserved via email (, but lessons for ages 7 and above can be booked online at least 72 hours in advance.

Sunlight Mountain Resort also offers lesson packages for ages 7 and above, including a two-hour lesson plus lift ticket or/and rentals.

Nearest Town to Sunlight Mountain Resort

The nearest town to Sunlight Mountain Resort is in Glenwood Springs, which is around 13 miles from the resort. It is ranked as one of the top ski towns in the world. Glenwood Springs is also within driving distance of many of the big name ski resorts in Colorado.

Restaurants near Sunlight Mountain Resort

The Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort snack bar and loung. There are also several highly-rated restaurants near the base of Sunlight Mountain Resort.

Inventive New American menu made with fresh seasonal local ingredients.

Opening Hours (subject to change): 4:30 pm-9 pm (Wed-Sun), Closed (Mon & Tue)

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Comfort food and cocktails in a warm and cozy ambiance.  

Opening Hours (subject to change):4:30 pm-9 pm (Sun - Thur), 4:30 pm-9:30 pm (Fri - Sat)

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Sunlight Mountain Contact Information

Address: 10901 Co Rd 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, United States

Phone number: 800-445-7931

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there ski packages to Sunlight Mountain Resort?

There are ski, swim and stay packages at Sunlight Mountain Resort. Kids 12 & under ski free with each paying adult with the packages.

There are some major Colorado ski resorts within driving distance that can not be missed. Check out some big-name ski vacation packages.

When is the best time to go skiing in Sunlight Mountain Resort?

The best time to go skiing at Sunlight Mountain Resort is in the mid-winter to early spring months. Typically, January will receive the most consistent snowfall, making it an ideal time for skiers and snowboarders who are looking for the best powder conditions.

What amenities are available at Sunlight Mountain Resort?

Free parking is available at the base of the ski area. Sunlight Mountain Resort also runs a shuttle service from Glenwood Springs to Sunlight Mountain and back.

How much does it cost to rent ski equipment at Sunlight Mountain?

Standard skis, boots, and poles costs around $79 per day for adults and around $69 per day for children. Snowboard package is the same price. Each piece of equipment can be rented separately and helmet can be added on for $10 per day.

* Prices are subject to change.