SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT



SKI AREAS COLORADO

SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT


June 13, 2024


No new snow to report today, with snowpack levels sitting at 0.0".

Weather today, sunny, with a high near 81. south southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Terrain Surface NA
Powder Score NA
Snowpack Percent Normal 0%
Max Recorded Snowpack 242"
Snowfall Past 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 5 Days 0"

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Snowpack Depth (Past 7 Days)
Data sourced from Mc Clure Pass

Recent Air Temperatures

Snow Forecast




5 Day Snow Forecast

Weather into tomorrow, A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.



Hourly Forecast

Snowpack Density

Snowpack vs Snow Water Equivalent
Wet, heavy snowfall generally consists of atleast 12.5% water content or higher for every foot of snow. Lighter, drier snow might contain up to 1.0 inch of water for every foot of snow; up to 8.3% water.



Ski Area Summary

Sunlight Mountain Resort


Sunlight Mountain Resort is a family-friendly ski destination located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, offering a variety of terrain to suit all skill levels. The best trails for advanced skiers are the East Ridge and Sun King trails, which offer steep and challenging runs. For beginners, the gentle and wide-open Practice Slope is a great place to start. Interestingly, the resort's name comes from the fact that it receives an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. For some post-skiing fun, the Sunlight Lodge Bed and Breakfast offers a cozy apres ski atmosphere with live music and cocktails.


Terrain Overview

Some of the pertinent mountain ranges and mountain aspects of Sunlight Mountain Resort in Colorado include:

1. The Elk Mountains: Sunlight Mountain Resort is located in the Elk Mountains, a subrange of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The Elk Mountains are known for their rugged peaks, deep valleys, and abundant wildlife.

2. Sunlight Peak: Sunlight Mountain Resort is named after Sunlight Peak, a prominent peak in the Elk Mountains. Sunlight Peak stands at an elevation of 14,059 feet and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

3. The ski slopes: Sunlight Mountain Resort offers a variety of ski slopes for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. The resort features over 700 acres of skiable terrain, with 67 trails and 2,010 feet of vertical drop.

4. Sunlight Mountain: The main mountain at Sunlight Mountain Resort is Sunlight Mountain, which has an elevation of 9,895 feet. The mountain offers a mix of groomed runs, glades, and steep chutes for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy.

Overall, Sunlight Mountain Resort is known for its diverse terrain, stunning mountain views, and family-friendly atmosphere, making it a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts in Colorado.

SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT

Nearby Ski Areas 5 day forecast
BUTTERMILK MOUNTAIN NA
SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT NA
CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT NA
ASPEN HIGHLANDS NA
SNOWMASS NA
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