Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sunlight Mountain Resort

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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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  • 4

    Backcountry Fest Was Great Fun!

    by lindykellogg - 21st January 2009

    Pros: Great sunshine~Great Folks

    Cons: no new snow!

    I consider Sunlight Mountain my "home" mountain. I learned to snowboard there over 10 years ago&t I'm happy to say the resort is just how it was then! A gre... Full review

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  • 4

    Sunlight Mountain Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 4th November 2007



    I went to Sunlight about back in '97 for the first time and really enjoyed the laid back vibe and no crowds. Finally made it back in Jan of '06. Family re... 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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  • 2

    People are great, but...

    by jfoldno7 - 21st February 2009

    Pros: Family Friendly, No Crowds, Decent expert terrain

    Cons: Horrible lifts, poor terrain park, not enough intermediate terrain

    After hearing a couple of my ski buddies talking about this "hidden gem" I finally found the time to drive out here on one of my trips to the aspen area. W... 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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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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