Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sunrise Park Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 34%
  • Beginner
  • 34%
  • Families
  • 42%
  • Intermediate
  • 47%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 21%
  • Advanced
  • 21%

Helpful Highlights:

I've skied Sunrise since 1973. There's so much potential there but the operators (Apache Reservation) have not seemed like they really care about the resort...

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  • 3

    Sunrise is a great choice for a short drive

    by huskerpeak - 19th June 2012

    Pros: price, location

    Cons: Needs upgraded, Food, nightlife

    Sunrise is one of those resorts that you wouldnt probably visit if you lived in Colorado or California, but Living in Phoenix or Tucson makes it a 4 hour dr... Full review

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  • 4

    Arizona's best, beautiful, biggest ski resort keeps me coming back

    by Brady82 - 22nd January 2012

    Pros: Little/no lines, 2 base day lodges w/rental shops, slopes not crowded, some night skiing

    Cons: No base "village", only 1 high speed lift, 30 mins from cities, 5 cross-peak runs

    I have been going to Sunrise once a year for four years. As a kid I skied in various places across multiple states, and I keep coming back to Sunrise for be... Full review

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  • 4


    by AZ1879 - 21st January 2012

    Pros: Conditions can be as good as anywhere

    Cons: none if you're not expecting a world class resort

    I learned to ride and ski at Sunrise in 1986 and have not missed a winter since. Sunrise is not the biggest or fanciest resort out there-- if you're expect... Full review

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  • 5

    Hidden gem of the southwest

    by azskibum48 - 17th January 2012

    Pros: Fabulous snow, short lift lines, variety of terrain

    Cons: Far from civilization

    Sunrise is not a fancy destination resort with all the amenities, it's just three peaks with one high-speed quad and several older, slower lifts that take y... Full review

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  • 1

    Disappointed with services

    by AZSkiguy - 23rd December 2011

    Pros: Pool, hottub (not spa)

    Cons: Lack of service

    We arrived at Sunrise Ski Resort on 12/22/2011, we upgrade to a better room but was put in a room that had no heater, no hot water and the sheets had stains... Full review

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  • 2

    Good lift, bad mountain.

    by dabbott09 - 2nd November 2011

    Pros: High speed quad gets you to the top quickly

    Cons: Poor terrain, short runs, steep and short beginner area

    The highlight of Sunrise is that you can get in a lot of runs in one day riding their high speed quad lift. Aside from that and their bread bowl of soup, th... Full review

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