Southwest of Glenwood Springs and west of Carbondale, the Sunlight Mountain Resort has 67 runs spread over 680 acres served by 3 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 2,000 feet. The Sunlight ski area is home to some of the steepest and deepest runs in Colorado with vistas of majestic Mt. Sopris and the Elk Range. As part of the ski area expansion, there is a new lift for the 2019/2020 season that accesses newly gladed zones called East Ridge Expansion.
To reach the snowboarding at Sunlight Mountain Resort Denver, head west on US70 to Glenwood Springs (Exit #116). Head south on US82 towards Carbondale for 2 miles. Turn right onto 27th Street, which veers left and becomes Midland Avenue. Stay straight on Midland Avenue for about a mile where you will come to a fork in the road. Veer right at the fork onto Four Mile Road / County Road 117 for about 9 miles into Sunlight Mountain Resort.
Overall, Sunlight Mountain Resort is the 19th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 28 snowboarding resorts in Colorado.
Local Contacts: Sunlight Ski Area (970) 945-7491
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Sunlight Mountain Inn (970) 945-5225
Luxury Loding: Red Mountain Inn ( 970) 945-6353
Reference Source: click here http://www.sunlightmtn.com/
GPS: 39.400039, -107.339087
Date Published: 1/4/2016
Date Updated: 9/10/2019
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