Be Thankful for Copper Mountain this Thanksgiving

Copper Mountain Resort gives guests many reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving with a weekend full of festive events and new terrain offerings. Copper invites holiday skiers and snowboarders to enjoy 12 trails and 5 lifts, including the recently opened American Flyer and Gem lifts!

November 19, 2012

For Immediate Release

  • Be thankful for new terrain: American Flyer and Gem lifts are now open!
  • Spend more time on the slopes and less time in the kitchen by enjoying Thanksgiving Dinner at Copper’s most popular restaurants, JJ’s Rocky Mountain Tavern and C.B. Grille.
  • Work off those extra Thanksgiving helpings at snowboard demos or at the Yam Jam Rail Jam presented by Woodward.

 

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — Nov. 19 2012 — Copper Mountain Resort gives guests many reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving with a weekend full of festive events and new terrain offerings. Copper invites holiday skiers and snowboarders to enjoy 12 trails and 5 lifts, including the recently opened American Flyer and Gem lifts!

 

Spend less time in the kitchen and more time on the slopes this Thanksgiving with family and friends at Copper Mountain's most popular restaurants. On Thursday, November 22, JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern and C.B. Grille will both serve Thanksgiving dinner from 5-9pm, starting at just $20-25 for adults ($15 for kids). For reservations and menus, visit www.CopperColorado.com. Work up an appetite by soaring through the air on Copper’s newest attraction, the Alpine Rush Zip Line. This two person ride will be open on Thanksgiving Day and through the weekend from 2-6pm.

 

The only place you won't be waiting in lines this Black Friday is at Copper Mountain's chairlifts. Holiday chairlift hours will be in full affect all weekend long, 8:30 a.m. marks first chair. When your legs have had enough it’s time to start holiday shopping at one of Copper's newest retail stores: 123 Mountain and Funky Finds Boutique. Funky Finds Boutique features one-of-a-kind clothing, accessories, jewelry and gifts, while 123 Mountain is Copper’s newest outdoors store, specializing in backcountry and mountaineering clothing, equipment and gear.

 

On Saturday evening, Woodward at Copper presents the annual Yam Jam Rail Jam, an after-hours competition held at Copper’s Lower Bouncer Terrain Park. Skiers and snowboarders compete for tons of prizes, and entry is only $10. Registration is at the Cage from noon to 3:30 p.m., and practice begins at 4 p.m. Saturday also marks the first En Fuego of the season, ringing in the holidays with a Snow Cat Parade and tree lighting, accompanied by cozy bonfires and tunes from DJ Kris Kringle. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. in the Burning Stones Plaza.

 

Can’t wait for a Snow Day? No need to cool your jets, book your vacation right now and save up to 60%, book now at www.coppercolorado.com

 

Celebrate Copper’s 40th Birthday from December 7-9th with $40 lift tickets, on sale now online, costume contests, giveaways, and 40th anniversary themed specials.

 

Visit CopperColorado.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging steals, event details, and more.

Stay in the loop all year long at www.facebook.com/CopperMtn or @CopperMtn on Twitter.

 

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Media Note

More info, broadcast-quality photos and video footage of Copper Mountain are also available at CopperColorado.com/mediaroom. Please credit the photographer listed and Copper Mountain Resort.

 

Media Contact

Austyn Williams, (970) 968-2318 x38827, awilliams@coppercolorado.com

Katherine Bush, (970) 968-2318 x38892, kbush@coppercolorado.com

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