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Sunlight Mountain Resort


Sunlight Mountain ResortSatisfying all abilities, Sunlight Mountain Resort offers skiers everything from mild greens to black diamond extremes. Located about 160 miles from Denver, this Colorado ski resort can be found close to Glenwood Hot Springs, one the world's largest hot springs pool. Sunlight Mountain Resort is also home to the steepest ski trail in the state, which measures in at 52 degrees. Family friendly, affordable, and a varied terrain make this resort a popular place to visit. Read more below about Sunlight Mountain Resort and all its great amenities.

Sunlight Mountain Resort is southwest of Glenwood Springs, and is reached by I-70. Here in the northwestern region, the air smells of pine and the elevation is high. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Sunlight Mountain Resort was opened in 1966. Its birth as a resort started out meagerly, however today the resort showcases 67 named trails. Covering over 470 acres, Sunlight offers a terrain that suits almost any skier's abilities. On the east ridge, the Heathen is a heart stopping 52 degrees where adventure seekers find this trail to be extremely thrilling.

The resort itself offers visitors a ski school, children's center, snow mobile tours, as well as ski rental and repair. With a variety of winter activities like snow shoeing and snowboarding to horseback riding in the summer, Sunlight Mountain Resort is a great place to visit anytime of the year. Other amenities include a restaurant and lounge to keep visitors fueled for fun. A shuttle runs from Sunlight to Glenwood Springs and back by way of two buses during the weekend and one on weekdays for visitor's convenience. The summit on Compass Mountain located in the White River National Forest is where visitors will find Sunlight Mountain Resort. With views of Mount Sopris and Elk Mountain Range seen from this picturesque ski resort, who would ever want to go home?


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