2013/2014 Winter Season Extension and Sunsation Festival Take over Spring at Copper Mountain

The snow continues to pile up at Copper Mountain and with the Spring Sunsation Festival and over two weeks left in the newly extended season, closing day April 27, the time is now to seize the spring skiing and riding at Copper.

April 10, 2014

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. – April 10, 2014 – The snow continues to pile up at Copper Mountain and with the Spring Sunsation Festival and over two weeks left in the newly extended season, closing day April 27, the time is now to seize the spring skiing and riding at Copper.  

The annual Sunsation celebration kicks off this Saturday, April 12 with the return of Red Bull Slopesoakers at 11 a.m. This rail jam meets pond skim features a bigger and better course than ever before and prizes including $500 cash and 2014/2015 Copper Mountain Season Passes up for grabs. Free live music begins with alternative country-rock headliner the Old 97’s at 2 p.m in Burning Stones Plaza, Center Village. Registration for Red Bull Slopesoakers is open now, sign up at www.coppercolorado.com. On Sunday, April 13, the infamous Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest begins in Center Village at 1:30 p.m. Contestants make their way down from the base of the Main Vein Halfpipe via skis or snowboard in their best beach wear, prizes include $350 cash and Copper Mountain 2014/2015 4-Packs. Colorado’s Shaley Scott Band take the stage in Burning Stones Plaza at 2 p.m. followed by Leadville Cherokee at 3 p.m. Registration for Eenie Weenie Bikini takes place day-of in Burning Stones Plaza, please visit www.coppercolorado.com  for more information.

Get colorful at Copper over Easter Weekend with The Color Run’s first 5k race on-snow on Saturday, April 19. The course stretches across the resort and features color “throws” at each mile of the course, ensuring all runners are colorful from head to toe. Register now for the Happiest 5k on the Planet, The Color Run, at http://bit.ly/TCRCopper. Use the discount code COPPERMTN for a special deal for Copper Mountain fans. The weekend’s live music begins with Denver’s That Eighties Band at 1:30 p.m. followed by Funky Johnson at 3:30 p.m. Take part in the World’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt complete with 50,000 eggs from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 20. So-Gnar closes out the season with the So-Gnar Shred Circuit Grand Finale in Woodward’s Central Park from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The 2013/2014 winter season isn’t over yet at Copper Mountain with an extended weekend of skiing and riding, Friday, April 25 through Sunday,April 27. Stay tuned for available terrain and lift schedules; skier services including food and beverage offerings and rental and retail options will be limited to Center Village. All parking throughout Copper Mountain Resort will be complimentary during this time. Visit www.coppercolorado.com for more information.

Summer is just around the corner, including golf season at Copper Creek Golf Course at Copper Mountain. Golf season passes are now on sale with two options available starting at just $349. For more information, please visit www.coppercolorado.com/golf.

Lock in snow days early with 2014/15 winter season passes, now on sale. The Copper Season Pass now features 3 free days of skiing or riding at Killington Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort, Boreal Mountain Resort and Mt. Bachelor. Visit www.coppercolorado.com to buy today.

Visit CopperColorado.com for the latest information on winter pass products, lodging steals and more. Stay in the loop all year long at www.facebook.com/CopperMtn or @CopperMtn on Twitter.

 

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Media Contacts:

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Stephanie Sweeney, (970) 968-2318 ext. 38849, ssweeney@coppercolorado.com

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