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Sunlight Mountain Resort

Contact Info
10901 County Road 117
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Skiable Acres:
470 Acres
Vertical Drop:
2,010 Feet
Summit Elevation:
9,895 Feet


Sunlight Mountain Resort is a unique winter playground that is affordable and family oriented. Sunlight has hundreds of acres for skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snow-shoeing.

Sunlight’s summit on Compass Mountain in the White River National Forest, overlooks majestic Mount Sopris and the awe inspiring Elk Mountain Range. Amenities include a restaurant, lounge, rental and retail shop, ski school, children’s center, and snowmobile tours.

Sunlight features 67 named trails covering over 470 acres. In addition to miles of cruising intermediate terrain, Sunlight’s East Ridge has one of the steeper runs in the state. Sunlight is home to one of the longest trails in ski country and some of the best tree skiing in Colorado. All trails converge at the base lodge, so friends and family can always keep track of each other.

Tour Companies

  • Glenwood Springs
  • Snowshoeing, Skiing | Boarding, Biking
  • 970-945-9425

Sunlight Ski and Bike Shop Sunlight Ski & Bike Shop in downtown Glenwood Springs, offers full retail, rental and repair services for ski and bike. In the winter, we sell and rent quality alpine, cross country, snowshoe and snowboard equipment. We have a location in downtown Glenwood Springs at 309 9th Street and an on-mountain rental shop.

  • Sunlight Moutain Resort
  • Snowmobiling
  • 970-945-7491

Sunlight Snowmobile Tours You'll enjoy the beauty and thrill of riding through the White River National Forest on our state-of-the-art snowmobiles. Magnificent 360-degree views of Mt. Sopris, the West Elk Mountains and the Flattop Wilderness are just part of one of the most spectacular rides in Colorado. Sunlight Snowmobile Tours' friendly staff will review basic snowmobile operations so even the first timer will feel like an expert driver!

  • Sunlight Moutain Resort
  • X-Country Skiing
  • 970-945-7491

Sunlight Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing The cross country skiing area offers 29 kilometers of groomed cross country and snowshoe trails. Beginning, intermediate and advanced trails wind their way through a gorgeous high valley called Babbish Gulch, flanked by Sunlight Mountain and the 10,300 foot Williams Peak. Cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals are available at the Sunlight Mountain Ski and Bike Shop downtown as well as on the mountain.

Hours + Prices


Daily: 9am - 4pm
Half Day: 12pm

December - April


Mountain Stats

Skiable Acres:
470 Acres
Average Snowfall:
250 Inches
20% Beg., 55% Int., 25% Exp.
Base Elevation:
7,885 Feet
Summit Elevation:
9,895 Feet
Vertical Drop:
2,010 Feet
Lifts and Runs
Number of Lifts:
3 Lifts
Longest Run:
2.5 Miles
Total Runs:
67 Runs

2 Double Chairs; 1 Triple Chair

Map + Directions

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