When did Sunlight Mountain Open?

Serving up smiles since 1966! Visit our snow and weather report for updates on operating hours and conditions. Sunlight gives you a full day of skiing for about half the cost of the mega resorts.

Did Vail buy sunlight?

That’s right… Sunlight is now part of Vail Resorts!!

Who owns Sun Ski?

Sunlight is owned by the Colorado corporation Sunlight Inc., which has about three dozen shareholders. Two principal investors are Leonard Lorentson, a manufacturer living in Indiana, and Michael Bodnar, former chief executive officer of the Shoney’s restaurant chain. Both own about a third of the company.

Is Sunlight Mountain good for beginners?

While Sunlight Mountain is a great resort for beginners, they also have a lot of slopes that more advanced skiers enjoy too. With 67 trails through 700 acres, there really is something there for everyone.

How much snow does Sunlight Mountain get?

Snow History

Total Snowfall Average Base Depth
2018 – 2019 180″ 30″
2019 – 2020 105″ 13″
2020 – 2021 81″ 19″
2021 – To Date 182″ 26″

How many runs does Sunlight Mountain have?

72 trails
Without the big crowds, our powder lasts for days. All 72 trails lead right back to the lodge where you can stow your gear, meet your family and friends, and get something hot and delicious at the grill. NO HASSLES. NO HYPE.

Is Whitetail owned by Vail?

All three resorts (Whitetail, Liberty and Roundtop) were then acquired by Peak Resorts in 2018. Peak Resorts was then acquired by Vail Resorts in 2019.

Who owned Peak Resorts?

Vail Resorts

Title Date Released By
Peak Resorts to be Acquired by Vail Resorts for $11.00 per Share July 22, 2019 Peak Resorts
Peak Resorts Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering November 20, 2014 Peak Resorts
Peak Resorts Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering April 18, 2011 Peak Resorts

How far is Glenwood Springs from skiing?

Tucked away just 10 miles south of Glenwood Springs, or a fifteen-minute drive from downtown, fun is right around the corner! Over the years, Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort has cultivated a reputation as a family-friendly, affordable skiing and snowboarding destination.

How much snow has Glenwood Springs gotten?


Last Updated 2022-03-18
Observed Snowpack 0″
Percent of Normal 173%
Snow Water Equivalent 0%
Elevation 5,810ft

Does Sun have snow?

Clean snow, however, reflects most of the sunlight, creating a white appearance. How much sunlight the snowpack reflects to the atmosphere is characterized as snow’s albedo.

Does sunlight have a terrain park?

Sunlight Mountain offers something for all levels of skiers and riders. There are easy greens, long blues, bumps, trees, and a terrain park. 67 trails spread out across 406 skiable acres with a surprising vertical of 2,010 feet.

Where is Sunlight Ski Resort located?

Sunlight is located just 12 miles south of Glenwood Springs, where you can après ski in the world’s largest hot springs pool and still find a room for under $100 a night. And when you book Sunlight’s Ski Swim Stay package, kids 12 and under ski free.

Why choose Sunlight Ski Resort?

For starters, 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.

How many skiers are on the bull wheel at Sunlight Mountain Resort?

Photo Credit: Sunlight Mountain Resort Today Sunlight Mountain Resort started up the bull wheel on its 54th season of operation with skiing and riding off of its lower Tercero lift. About 100 skiers… Photo Credit: Sunlight We’re waking up to a new and unexpected installation here at Sunlight, a monolith!

What are the dates for the 2020-2021 ski season?

Season dates for the 2020-2021 season Resort Open close steamboat December 1 April 11 sunlight December 11 April 4 telluride November 26 April 4 winter park December 3 May 16