Copper Mountain Announces Ski and Ride University in Support of National Learn to Ski and Ride Month

With nearly 5 feet of snow in the first 14 days of January and a brand new program called Ski and Ride University, Copper Mountain is the perfect place to embrace a new winter sport this season. Copper’s Ski and Ride University is inspired by National Learn to Ski and Ride Month and makes hitting the slopes attainable and affordable for anyone completely new to the sports of skiing and snowboarding.

January 15, 2014

  • Includes three lessons plus lift tickets, rentals, close-in parking and lunch for $199
  • Bonus: Complementary 2014 Copper Mountain Season Pass upon graduation                        

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — January 15, 2014 – With nearly 5 feet of snow in the first 14 days of January and a brand new program called Ski and Ride University, Copper Mountain is the perfect place to embrace a new winter sport this season. Copper’s Ski and Ride University is inspired by National Learn to Ski and Ride Month and makes hitting the slopes attainable and affordable for anyone completely new to the sports of skiing and snowboarding.                                                                     

Ski and Ride U offers newbies a hassle free way to give skiing or snowboarding a try, and provides plenty of incentive. For $199 the package includes: three ski or snowboard lessons; lift tickets; equipment rentals; close-in parking; and lunch. Upon graduation and completion of the third lesson, Copper will toss in a free season pass so guests can keep progressing on the slopes for remainder of the 2014 winter season. Closing day at Copper Mountain is April 20, 2014.

Guests must be 16 years or older and completely new to the sports of skiing or snowboarding to participate and the third lesson must be completed on or before March 30, 2014 to be eligible for the complimentary Copper Mountain Season Pass. Ski and Ride U can be purchased in person at a Guest Service or Mountain Sport Sales Center located in the Copper One Building in Center Village. For more information on Copper’s Ski and Ride U please visit www.CopperColorado.com/SRSU.

Visit CopperColorado.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, event details and more. Stay connected all season 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 Ski School are available here.  

 

Media Contact

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

Stephanie Sweeney, (970) 968-2318 x38849, ssweeney@coppercolorado.com  

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