January 9, 2014
With over 2 feet of new snow in the new year so far and more in the forecast, 2014 is shaping up to be happy indeed at Copper Mountain. Martin Luther King weekend is the perfect time to check out the best conditions of the year, during Copper’s WinterBike and Safety Fest, January 18 - 20.
December 26, 2013
Copper Mountain throws a party remembering 2013 and celebrating the start to 2014 on Tuesday, Dec. 31. NYE Rail Session hosted by Woodward at Copper will be held under the lights in Burning Stones Plaza in Center Village including a torchlight parade, kids’ glow-light parade, fire dancers from 5 – 7 p.m. Fireworks will commence over West Lake at 10 p.m. 2014 kicks off with a packed lineup of events giving Copper guests the perfect time fulfill the resolution to be more active on the slopes in the new year.
December 23, 2013
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) made a big leap towards Sochi Sunday with his third-place finish at the Paul Mitchell Slopestyle at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix. White’s top-four result fulfilled the objective criteria for Olympic qualification as well as gave him the highest U.S. result so far in the five-event qualification series, putting him in a solid position going into the three remaining events.
December 22, 2013
Olympic gold medalist Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) mathematically clinched her spot on the 2014 Olympic halfpipe snowboarding team Saturday with her win at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper. Clark led a U.S. sweep of the halfpipe finals with Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Gretchen Bleiler (Aspen, CO).
December 22, 2013
Rookie rider Taylor Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) led a U.S. sweep with Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) and Ben Ferguson (Bend, OR) in the halfpipe final at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper. Gold put down his winning score during the very first run of the competition after barley qualifying for the final in 16th.
December 22, 2013
Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) became the first skier to secure a spot on the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team Saturday with his second-place finish in the slopestyle final at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face. Goepper was the top American finisher behind Norway’s Andreas Haatveit, who took home the FIS World Cup victory while Australian Russ Henshaw took third.
December 21, 2013
Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) moved to the top of the U.S. Olympic qualification standings with his halfpipe win Friday at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Series presented by The North Face. Blunck sealed the victory in the FIS World Cup event with French favorite Kevin Rolland in second and teammate Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) taking third, vaulting himself into the third qualification spot.
December 21, 2013
Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA) gained ground on Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) in the U.S. Olympic qualification standings after her victory in Friday’s halfpipe final at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Series presented by The North Face.
December 17, 2013
Copper Mountain has received over seven feet of snow so far in the 2013/2014 season showcasing some of the best early-season conditions in recent years. With new snow gracing the slopes, Copper Mountain is excited to offer the best deal on the slopes: the 2013/2014 Snow Day Pass.
December 16, 2013
With help from Mother Nature and cold early-season temperatures, Copper Mountain has concluded snowmaking operations and thus opened up-hill access to guests on Monday, Dec. 16, after 5:00 p.m. Up-hill access is permitted at Copper Mountain with the 2013/2014 Up-Hill Access Pass. All guests are required to have a Copper Mountain Up-Hill Access Pass to skin or snowshoe within the resort boundary during non-operational hours.
December 16, 2013
The world’s best Olympic hopeful freeskiers and snowboarders from across from 35 nations are set to battle it out at Copper Mountain at the 2014 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, Dec. 16 - 22. Freeskiing and snowboarding athletes compete in both halfpipe and slopestyle events in this Olympic qualification event. Points earned at Copper Mountain qualify athletes for the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) selection process and determine eligibility to compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
December 12, 2013
Local freestyle skier and Team Summit alumni Mikaela Matthews is embarking on the Road to Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Matthews was a member of the Copper Mountain Ski Team and the “Mini World Cuppers” when she was six years old, and is flying-through-the-air proof of Copper Mountain and Woodward at Copper’s dedication to athlete progression.
December 11, 2013
As the snow keeps piling up and on-mountain conditions being the best in years, there’s plenty to celebrate at Copper Mountain Resort with the 12 Days of Copper, Dec. 20 – 31, and the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, Dec. 16 - 22.
Powdr Announces ‘Protect Your Playground’ Grant Program To Fund Individual’s Ideas to Protect Local Recreation Spaces
December 10, 2013
Copper Mountain’s parent company, Powdr, a leading mountain resort owner and active lifestyle company, today announced Protect Your Playground, a new environmental grant program funding individuals with ideas to protect their local environments. Powdr has committed $40,000 across its properties (nine mountain resorts and four Woodward locations) in grant funds for the first year.
Kenworthy and Drew win Halfpipe at first stop of The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series presented by Nissan at Copper Mountain, CO
December 9, 2013
The first stop of the 2014 The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series presented by Nissan (PPOS) concluded today with light snowfall and chilly conditions at Copper Mountain, CO on the only superpipe currently open in North America. Over $25,000 in prize money and product was awarded to the top finishers including U.S. Freeskiing athletes Gus Kenworthy of Telluride, CO and Annalisa Drew of Andover, MA who both took first place.
Powdr Enterprises Acquires Emmy Award-Winning Television Series “World of Adventure Sports Presented by GoPro”
December 2, 2013
Powdr Enterprises, a division of Powdr, a leading mountain resort owner and lifestyle sports company, today announced the acquisition of the Emmy Award-winning television series “World of Adventure Sports Presented by GoPro.” Powdr Enterprises is transforming World of Adventure from a television series airing on NBC and NBCSN into a year-round, multi-platform offering that integrates all of Powdr’s businesses and consumer touch points including mountain resorts, television, content, digital platforms, and events.
November 27, 2013
Thanks to cold early season temperatures and hard work by Copper Mountain operations crews, resort guests have another reason to be thankful this week, with the opening of the 22 ft. Main Vein superpipe on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
November 21, 2013
Celebrate the grand re-opening of the Woodward at Copper Barn and burn off that turkey dinner at Woodward Remix Friday - Sunday, Nov. 29 - Dec. 1. This grand re-opening event celebrates the new renovations in the Woodward Barn and kicks off the holiday season at Copper Mountain Resort.
November 8, 2013
The 2014 U.S. Alpine Ski Team was introduced Friday during Nature Valley First Tracks at Copper Mountain, home of the U.S Ski Team Speed Center. Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) and World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) were on hand as 54 athletes were announced during a public celebration to kick off the start of the 2014 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup and Olympic winter.
November 7, 2013
The U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain is now open for training. U.S. Ski Team athletes began training on the only full-length downhill training venue in the world available early season on Friday, Nov. 1. The full team of Olympic hopefuls, including Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin will be introduced this Friday, Nov. 8 during the Nature Valley First Tracks Alpine Team Naming.
November 1, 2013
The 2013/2014 winter season officially kicked off this morning at Copper Mountain when the American Eagle and Excelerator chairlifts began turning at 9 a.m.
October 30, 2013
The only full-length downhill training venue in the world available early season, the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain, opens for training on Copper’s opening day Friday, Nov. 1, kicking off the road to Sochi training on Colorado snow. The full team of Olympic hopefuls, including Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin will be introduced Friday, Nov. 8, during the Nature Valley First Tracks Alpine Team Naming - a free all-American pep-rally open to the public to kick off the ski and snowboard season.
October 29, 2013
The American Eagle chairlift starts turning for the 2013-2014 season at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1 and at 8:30 a.m. on weekends and holidays. Throughout opening weekend, guests can experience top-to-bottom skiing and riding off the American Eagle chairlift and in the Easy Rider learning area. Woodward at Copper will feature over ten terrain park features in Woodward’s Eagle Terrain Park, catering to all ability levels.
October 18, 2013
Copper Mountain employees are excited to announce the opening of the 2013/2014 Copper Environmental Foundation’s grant cycle. The Copper Environmental Foundation focuses on providing funding for youth (ages 5-18) environmental programs for projects in Summit and Lake Counties.
October 16, 2013
Copper Mountain’s American Eagle lift starts turning Nov. 1, but the celebration extends all the way through the month of November.
October 10, 2013
Copper Mountain is constantly evolving thanks to input from our guests, which has translated to healthy dining options, small locally owned shops, restaurants and life-enhancing activities and events. But, Copper Mountain also is dedicated to giving back to the environment and supporting the mountain lifestyle.
October 2, 2013
Copper’s High Alpine Project: The 12’s is a multi-year enhancement of the resort’s high alpine skiing and riding product, including expanded terrain, improved lift access and additional cat skiing operations, all designed to elevate the mountain experience for advanced intermediate and expert level skiers and riders.
October 1, 2013
Snowmaking began Tuesday morning on the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain in preparation for the U.S. Alpine Ski Team to begin their road to Sochi training on Colorado snow. Copper Mountain’s opening day is Nov. 1, only 31 days away.
September 25, 2013
On the eve of a historic year for freeskiing, The North Face is pleased to announce the fourth season of The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series (PPOS). The series will feature three stops during the 2013-14 winter including halfpipe at Copper Mountain, CO (Dec. 4-8), halfpipe and slopestyle at Whistler Blackcomb, BC (Jan. 14-18), and Stratton Mountain Resort (Feb. 22), which will feature a slopestyle competition and rail jam.
September 10, 2013
Come alone or bring a team, for the first annual Frisco Copper Creek Mayor’s Cup, Monday, September 23, 2013. The 4 Person Scramble will kick off at 10 a.m and is open to all ability levels. Take your skills to the course for an end of season game with friends, co-workers and other community members.