175 acres of skiing and riding for the holiday weekend, the most acres in Summit County!
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — November 22, 2012 — Starting Friday, Nov.23, and throughout the holiday weekend Copper Mountain will have 8 lifts accessing 15 trails and 175 acres of skiing and riding, the most skiable acres available in Summit County. Lifts will include the recently opened American Flyer, Gem Lift, Super Bee, Timberline Express and American Eagle.
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, C.B. Grille and Endo’s Adrenaline Cafe will be serving Thanksgiving dinner from 5-9 p.m., 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 2-6 p.m.
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 12th Annual Yam Jam Rail Jam, an after-hours competition under the lights held in 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.
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