Copper Mountain Resort Opens Up-Hill Access for the 2013/2014 Season

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

  • 2013/2014 Copper Mountain Up-Hill Access Pass is required for all non-lift access
  • Copper Mountain Up-Hill Policy is located here


COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — 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. To obtain the pass, guests must complete and sign an up-hill access waiver and wear a reflective armband in plain sight while going up-hill. This pass is free and available for pick up at Copper Mountain’s Lower Patrol Room, located next to the American Flyer lift behind Jack’s, from 5 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

Up-hill access is restricted to non-operating hours. Guests taking advantage up-hill travel in the morning must be at Solitude Station before lifts open to the public at 9:00 a.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m. on weekends. Evening up-hill access will be not be granted until after 5 p.m.

All trail and rope closures must be adhered to. Guests utilizing up-hill access must remain in the middle of the trail and avoid blind spots. The following routes are the only routes open to up-hill access:

From East Village:
Up Skid Road to Main Vein, to Rhapsody ending at Solitude.

From Center Village:
Up Main Vein to Rhapsody ending at Solitude. Up Carefree or Loverly to Coppertone, East on Easy Road ending at Solitude.

From Union Creek (to Janet's Cabin):
Up Roundabout to West Ten Mile ending at the National Forest Access Point gate.

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Media Contact

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

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