Upcoming Events


2015-2016 Events Schedule -- Sunlight Mountain Resort

Teton Gravity Research Premiere – November 19, 2015A Ski/Snowboard film premiere to kick the season off!

Day of Infamy Snowshoe Race – December 6, 2015: A Snowshoe Race!

Opening Day – December 11, 2015: Sunlight Mountain Resort opens for 2014-2015 Season.

Demo Days – December 20-21, 2015: Your opportunity to demo brand new Sunlight Skis. Bring the kids up to see Santa.

Skier Appreciation Day – January 8, 2016: We appreciate your skiers/snowboarders. Tickets are only $20 and all proceeds go to United Way of Garfield County.

Student/Teacher Appreciation Day – January 10, 2016: A free day for Teachers and Students are only $20.  

Dynafit Heathen Challenge (COSMIC Race) – January 16, 2016: A COSMIC (Colorado Ski Mountaineering Cup) randonee mountaineering race. A backcountry hiking/climbing ski event where racers hike and ski the most challenging terrain at Sunlight.

IFSA Jr. Big Mountain Regionals  - January 18, 2015: A Big Mountain Competition held on the East Ridge. 

U10/U12 Festival  - January 30-31, 2016: A Skills Quest Race on Joslin and Dotsero

Ski Spree – February 6-7, 2016: Fireworks, Chili Cook Off, Need-4-Speed Competition, Rail Jams, Live music and fun for the entire family.

Special Olympics – February TBA, 2015: It’s a special day for Olympics!

Defiance Challenge – March 4, 2016: How many laps can you ski in 10 hours? Lifts begin running at 8:00am and stop at 5:00pm. This is a true test of your skiing legs and how many laps you can do in 10 hours.

Melanoma Awareness Day – March 5, 2016: Skin Cancer isn’t anything to mess around with. We honor Brad Lanpher, a long time Sunlight skier who lost his life to Melanoma Skin Cancer. You can get your skin checked for free on this day. Come donate and win cool prizes. Proceeds go to the Melanoma Research Foundation.

Telemark Festival – March 13-15, 2015

Beach Party Pond Skim Spectacular (Closing Day) – April 6, 2016: A beach party at the base of the mountain. Wear your best costume and show us how you skim across the pond while enjoying live music and boat drinks!