Sonnenalp Ski Concierge

The Sonnenalp Offers Guests our Exclusive Ski Concierge

An inviting and comfortable one-stop experience, the Sonnenalp Ski Concierge has partnered with the experts at Gorsuch to provide top of the line rentals and demos for skis, snowboards and helmets, along with the latest technology in ski tuning, repairs and waxing. Our Ski Concierge is here to answer any questions as well as assist with booking equipment for you vacation. If you would prefer to place a reservation online, please use Gorsuch’s convenient online reservation system.

Winter Season - Open Daily 7am to 5pm

Gorsuch Ski Cafe exterior, benches with rugs outside in front

Gorsuch Ski Cafe At Vail’s Gondola One

  • Home of the Sonnenalp’s Exclusive Private Ski Lounge
  • Cafe with your favorite beverages and appetizers
  • Signature selection of new, top of the line demo & rental equipment available to our guests
  • Private personal areas & facilities
  • Secure gear storage with boot warmers
  • Equipment tune ups, repairs & waxing on site

Private Ski Lounge

Gorsuch Ski Café
Located at the Gorsuch Ski Café just steps from Gondola One, our exclusive guest reception center offers boot fitting by the team at Gorsuch, ski storage and baskets for your personal items.

At Sonnenalp

If you prefer to be fitted at the hotel, we offer a quiet, safe space in our boot fitting salon where the Gorsuch team will expertly fit you in the best boot for your individual needs.

Ski shop with wooden benches, area for changing in the background

The Gorsuch Experience

With over 50 years of experience fitting boots and providing the best ski and snowboard selection in the industry, the Gorsuch team is committed to providing the best on snow experience ever.  Their fleet of brand-new skis and snowboards feature top of the line models with the latest rocker technology as well as women specific models.  Choose from their large selection of skis from K2, Head, Rossignol, Kastle, Stoekli, Wagner Custom and more. They have tested each model and will hand select the perfect ski or snowboard to match the ski conditions when you arrive in Vail.  As snow conditions change, you too may change skis as many times a day as you like.

Sonnenalp On-Site Ski Lockers & Rental Fittings

If you prefer to stay close to the Sonnenalp, you can store your gear or Gorsuch technicians can outfit you with rental equipment at our Sonnenalp Ski Locker which is located at the Sonnenalp porte-cochère, directly across from the bell stand.


Office area with counter, table with computers and printer, and padded benches