Thank you for your interest in Copper Mountain. We welcome you to visit so you can see for yourself what we mean by an easily accessible, world-class, playful and less complicated resort. There's a reason why Copper is consistently voted the locals' favorite and this is your chance to find out why.
While Copper Mountain is best known for unforgettable skiing and riding during the winter season, take a local’s advice and visit during the “best time of the year." With a full line-up of headlining events, ski and snowboard summer camps and endless activities for every age, Copper is primed to spring into summer 2015! Opening weekend is June 12 - 14, 2015.
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Imagine a place where Mom goes to the spa, Dad plays a round of golf and the kids race go-karts, climb a climbing wall and go for a hike all in the same day, in the same place. Well, that’s exactly what you’ll find at Copper Mountain Resort.
Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Colorado on Interstate 70, Copper Mountain is a one-stop-shop for families looking for activities that they can enjoy on their own or together. Copper’s Center Village offers several activities such as go-karts, the Alpine Rush Zip Line, a climbing wall and mini-golf. The American Eagle chairlift in Center Village is open all summer long for scenic chairlift rides and mountain bike hauls. Copper Creek Golf Course, a full 18-hole course, is located in Copper’s East Village. The Copper Spa is open all summer long with a full menu of massages and facials. The best part? All activities, shops and restaurants are all within a short walking distance.
After a day packed full of activities, the family can meet back together for a meal in Copper’s Center Village where the intimate, pedestrian-friendly layout promotes a comfortable feeling that inclusive for all. From delicious burgers and salads at Endo’s Adrenaline Café to elk chops and salmon at C.B. Grille, Copper offers something for every taste bud.
With a full stomach and tired body, head to a condo located just a few minutes’ walk from dinner. Copper Mountain Resort Lodging offers a wide range of options from hotel-style rooms to 5-bedroom condos to accommodate families of any size. All accommodations at Copper are within a short walking distance from the mountain.
For more information on activities at Copper, visit CopperColorado.com.
One word: snow. That’s right – campers at Woodward Copper Summer Camp ski or snowboard on real snow in June and July. Thanks to over 23 feet of natural snow that fell at Copper in the 2014/15 winter season, Woodward Copper is able to create not one but two on-snow terrain parks for campers to enjoy. A typical day at Woodward Summer Camp includes the morning spent on-snow then the afternoon spent in the Barn – a massive 19,400 square foot indoor training facility offering trampolines, foam pits and ramps for those of all skill levels. Woodward Copper Summer Camp doesn’t end at skiing and snowboarding. Several other disciplines are offered including BMX, Mountain Bike, Scooter, Skateboarding, Digital Media and Cheer.
The chosen discipline is the focus of the week but other activities make up the camper experience including go-karting, bumper boating, rock climbing and mini-golf. Each evening, Woodward Copper Summer Camp counselors offer fun, group activities for all to participate in before heading to bed in dorm-like housing in the EDGE building located right on site at Copper Mountain.
For more details on Woodward Copper Summer Camp, please click here or visit WoodwardCopper.com/summer-camp
Save the Date: Woodward Copper Media Camp, July 19-25
Media are invited to come experience summer camp first hand. This camp consists of on-snow sessions, Barn instruction and Village activities such as go-karts, bumper boats and more. Guests are welcome to stay in dorm-like housing in the EDGE building or have the option to upgrade to regular lodging at Copper. If you are interested in attending, please email Steph at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New this summer is Copper Campfire and Fireworks. Each Saturday evening from June 13 through September 19, families are invited to roast s’mores and enjoy campfire stories around a bonfire then watch fireworks over Copper’s West Lake located in Center Village.
For more information, visit CopperColorado.com.
On Saturday, June 27, dogs and their owners are welcome to Copper Mountain for a day full of dog-friendly activities for the 2nd Annual Copper’s Gone to the Dogs. The day kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with registration for the Ruff Wear 5k fun run around Copper with race time at 10 a.m. The remainder of the day includes live music from the Blue Dogs and Aaron Burdett Band, an adopt-a-dog showcase and various dog demonstrations in the Dog Gone Vendor Village. Be sure to check out the nationally recognized DockDogs® showing off their best tricks into a pool in Burning Stones Plaza, Center Village. Pups and their owners are welcome to take part in yappy hour specials at Incline Bar and Grill or Alpinista Mountain Bistro. All proceeds raised will benefit League for Animals and People of Summit or LAPS.
Courage Classic Continues to Raise Millions - July 18 - 20
The 24th Annual Children’s Hospital Courage Classic returns to Copper Mountain once again in 2015. Over 2,000 riders hit the roads to raise money for the Children’s Hospital in Denver. All starts and finishes are based out of Copper Mountain making Center Village the hub for entertainment throughout the tour. Routes include climbs of Vail Pass and Hoosier Pass as well as towns across Summit and Eagle Counties.
A Long Standing Tradition: Copper Triangle Raises Money for Parkinson’s Disease – August 1 - 2
The famous Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic alpine road rides featuring three iconic climbs. The Copper Triangle exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies. The Copper Triangle is a 78-mile ride with an elevation gain of almost 6,000 feet over three mountain passes: Fremont, Tennessee and Vail. This year’s event is raising money for the Davis Phinney Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping people living with Parkinson’s Disease.
World-Class Cyclists Descend onto Copper for the U.S. Pro Cycling Challenge – August 19
Copper Mountain is proud to host the Stage 3 Start of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2015. Building on its reputation for hosting cycling events, Copper steps up to the plate and is set to host thousands of the world’s most elite cyclists. The Stage 3 start is scheduled to begin at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19 in Copper’s Center Village. Get to Copper early and stay late for the Start Festival set to feature free live music, food and activities for the family to enjoy. For more information on the Pro Challenge at Copper, visit CopperColorado.com/prochallenge.