Sunlight ski resort is located 10 miles south of Glenwood Springs on Compass Mountain at 7,885’ in the White River National Forest. Sunlight has over 470 skiable acres and overlooks Mount Sopris and the Elk Mountain Range. The Sunlight ski season runs from December 2, 201 to April 1, 2011(weather permitting)
Sunlight has 3 lifts with a summit elevation of 9,895 feet. The average annual snowfall is 250 inches. There are 67 named trails with the longest being 2.5 miles. 20% of the runs are beginner terrain, 55% intermediate, 20% advanced and 5% of the mountain in expert. Lift operations open at 9:00 am and close at 4:00 pm daily. Ticket Prices - Full Day/Half Day
Child (6-12) $45 / $35
Adult (13-59) $55 / $45
Young Senior (60-69) $45 / $35
Senior (70-79) $30 / $25
Disabled $30 / $25
5 and under Free!!
Military $40 / $30
Multi-Day Tickets can also be purchased for 2 to 7 days and range from $106 to $308.
Rentals range from $20 for a child's package to $35 for a Demo Package.
Places To Stay
If staying right on the mountain is a little out of your price range there are a few suggested towns that are close. Click on the town to be taken to a search of hotels in the area.
Sunlight offers a ski, swim, and stay package. There are 14 participating hotels this year and the options are wonderful.
to check out the great deals.
Don’t forget to check out the famous
Glenwood Hot Springs
Our favorite choice for finding a place to stay is Home Away. They have rentals all over the world, from single bedroom cabins to condos and houses.
Make sure they have the amenities you are looking for. Enjoy your trip and enjoy the snow even more.
Stop by and visit our Skiing Stories. It is the place to share your story about the most extreame day of powder, or the worst day on the ice with other readers. Don't forget to add a couple of photos to share.
Here you will also be able to discover the stories of others and maybe find something or somewhere interesting that you never knew about!
And who knows, we may just need a story with some photos to throw up on the Home Page!