Sunlight Mountain Resort Snowboarding

The 19th most popular snowboarding destination in Colorado.

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Southwest of Glenwood Springs, 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.

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. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Sunlight Mountain Resort including Aspen Highlands Ski Area, Snowmass Ski Resort, Aspen Mountain and Buttermilk Ski Area.


Local Contact(s):  Sunlight Ski Area (970) 945-7491

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Resort Guide 2016" from Chris Gill

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Sunlight Mountain Inn (970) 945-5225

Luxury Loding:  Red Mountain Inn ( 970) 945-6353

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Article Source:   Best Sunlight Mountain Resort Snowboarding Review

GPS:  39.400039, -107.339087

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  12/18/2017

ID:  11343

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