By Kristen Lummis, aka Brave Ski Mom
We recently visited Sunlight Mountain Resort, a family-owned ski area located between Carbondale and Glenwood Springs.
On this particular day, the kids on snow outnumbered the adults by about 2-to-1. The local Buddy Werner racing team was practicing for their upcoming state meet. The Ski and Ride School was doing a booming business, with lessons all over the mountain.
Sunlight is popular with local and visiting families for lots of reasons. The mountain has nearly 700 skiable acres rising above one base. Parking is close in. Prices, for everything from lift tickets to hamburgers, are low.
Since 1998, Sunlight has offered free season passes to local fourth graders (teeing these kids up perfectly to take advantage of CSCUSA’s 5th and 6th grade passes).
It’s no wonder Sunlight is a family favorite. Continue ReadingRead More »