Mountains of Non-Sliding Adventures

Copper Mountain’s offerings surpass skiing and snowboarding with mountains of off the hill adventures including an electric village atmosphere that comes alive when the lifts stop turning and the sun goes down.

October 29, 2010

Copper Mountain’s offerings surpass skiing and snowboarding with mountains of off the hill adventures including an electric village atmosphere that comes alive when the lifts stop turning and the sun goes down.


True Intimate Mountain Pedestrian-Only Village
While Copper is best known for its world-class skiing and snowboarding terrain, guests also enjoy the resort’s intimate, pedestrian-only village which offers restaurants, family-friendly activities, shopping and comfortable lodging, all within walking distance of the lifts. The village design allows guests to enjoy their ski vacation without ever having to get back on the highway, and Copper’s convenient location in Summit County – just 75 miles west of Denver –provides easy access from Denver Airport (DIA).


The Woodward at Copper Cage
PHOTOS
Located right in Center Village, the Cage is a cutting-edge shop that stocks forward-focused ski and board apparel but is also an all-ages lounge sporting giant Love Sac bean bags, multiple monitors showcasing the latest shred and ski flicks and PlayStation and Xbox 360 terminals. The Cage also boasts a vintage mini arcade, board games, foosball, ping pong, Red Bull IMAC video editing bays, Create-a-Skate design center and the Skate Bowl, a two-foot indoor mini-bowl. It’s the perfect place to start, continue or end a day at Copper. More information


Alpine Rush Winter Zip Line
PHOTOS
Launched in summer 2012, Copper’s newest attraction—the Alpine Rush Zip Line— operates year-round during the summer and winter seasons. This family-friendly thrill ride features a unique dueling-design which allows two guests to fly side-by-side as they soar 30 feet above Copper’s bustling West Lake ice skating rink. The flight travels 300 feet across the lake, reaching speeds of up to 30 mph. Tickets can be purchased from Guest Services desk in Copper Sports and from Sugar Lips, the mini donut shop next to the zip line take-off platform.More information


The Tubing Hill and Critterland
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Located in East Village at the base of the Super Bee chairlift, the original tubing hill of Summit County, Copper's Tubing Hill, features four lanes with banked curves, jumps and a long run-out. The Stinger surface lift makes multiple runs a must and Copper Station - a full-service lodge offering coffee, hot cocoa and lunch specials - is just steps away. Rates start at just $20 per hour. Riders must be 36" tall. Critterland, an interactive snow play area for parents and kids is located adjacent to the Tubing Hill for those under 36" tall. More information


West Lake Ice Skating Under the Stars
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The West Lake ice skating rink is frozen lake skating at its finest located right in the middle of the all the action of Center Village. Hockey nets and broomball equipment are free for use, making it easy to challenge friends and family for bragging rights. The ice is open daily from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., weather permitting. Ice skating is free if you bring your own ice skates or rentals are available for $10 per session at McCoy’s Market located on the south edge of the lake. More information


Free Snowshoe Tours
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Copper Mountain’s Resort Ambassadors offer free daily snowshoe tours throughout the season, with two tour options: an advanced, more physically demanding Morning Tour at 10 a.m. and a family-friendly Afternoon Tour at 1 p.m. Tours include details about the Rocky Mountain environment and wildlife. Advanced reservations are required and snowshoe rentals are available at Gear Check in West Village for $10. More information

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