Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sunlight Mountain Resort

Planning a ski trip to Sunlight Mountain Resort? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Sunlight Mountain Resort stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Sunlight Mountain Resort review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 33%
  • Beginner
  • 60%
  • Families
  • 60%
  • Intermediate
  • 53%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 27%
  • Advanced
  • 53%

Helpful Highlights:

Just think someone 40 miles away is paying $8 for a cup of coffee ...

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  • 5

    think bull mountain from outcold

    by aaron linginfelter - 5th January 2014

    Pros: laid back

    Cons: slow lifts

    Just think someone 40 miles away is paying $8 for a cup of coffee ... Full review

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  • 1

    Really unhelpful people

    by Racer - 19th February 2013

    Pros: There are nearby alternatives

    Cons: 3 slow lifts, indifferent staff

    You'd think that they would welcome new visitors, but they made it hard to like 'em. We went anyway, and the lifts are slower than you might have imagined.... Full review

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  • 3

    secret hiding place between aspen and vail

    by jake.som - 13th January 2012

    Pros: good runs and weather; few people and short lines.

    Cons: slow lifts, smaller mountain

    i learned how to snowboard on sunlight over 15 years ago. I loved learning there! the main run, midway, is perfect for first timers. However, it also holds ... Full review

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  • 5

    sunlight is a great family mountain

    by sunlightsam - 27th March 2010

    Pros: just a great time

    Cons: not much

    Sunlight is a great family oriented mountain with a variety of terrain for all level of skiers and boarders. The little kids can ski the Midway and easily t... Full review

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  • 5

    Just Great Skiing

    by runner/skier - 2nd January 2010

    Pros: Friendly people, great powder, no lift lines,

    Cons: Not much

    I am from the East and have traveled to Colorado each winter for the past several winters for a week of skiing in the Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, Snowmass ar... Full review

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  • 5

    Oolagah Week

    by Erichchelley - 27th March 2009

    Pros: People and Resort

    Cons: No snow

    This is Erich's 8th time to go. This is only my 1st. The people are so nice and very eager to help. They also remember your name the next day when you see t... Full review

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Sunlight Opens Nov. 27, 2013

Sunlight gives you a full day of skiing for about half the cost of the mega resorts. You’ll park for free, walk to the lifts and never stand in line. Without the crowds, the powder lasts for days. All 67 trails lead right back to the lodge where you can stow your brown bag lunch or pick up something hot at the grill. No hassles. No hype. It’s exactly what you’ve been missing. More

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