Copper Summer Activities

Spend your summer days with Copper. Race around Summit County’s only go kart track, take a rugged scooter around the village, jump for joy on our bungee jump or invoke your inner Happy Gilmore on our mini golf course. We’ve got fun covered!

2015 Summer Activities are closed for the season. Copper Creek Golf Course is open until September 27th,2015. Come join us for WINTER

Free Lift Rides*

We’re taking you to the top. For free*. Copper Mountain is offering free round-trip rides on the American Eagle chairlift. Copper is the only resort in County to offer free chairlift rides, available from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. everyday, weather permitting. Guests are asked to visit Guest Services in the Village at Copper to pick up their free round-trip ticket on the American Eagle.

* Free with $12 purchase in the Copper Village. You may think it’s spending $12 anywhere in the village to get a free chairlift ride. But its spending $12 on something awesome and then riding the chairlift for free. Subject to change.


Summer 2015 Operating Hours

Summer Activities will operate, June 12 - September 19, 2015 - weather dependent
Downhill Mountain Biking starts July, 2015

American Eagle Lift

  • Operating Dates: June 26, 2015 - September 13, 2015 (CLOSED September 8, 9, 10)
  • Hours: 10am – 4pm Daily
  • August 19th: Free lift rides with extended hours 9am-4pm for the USA Pro Challenge

Summer Activities

  • Operating Dates: June 12, 2015 - Septemebr 19, 2015 (CLOSED September 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17)
  • Hours:
    • 10am – 5pm (Sunday – Fridays)
    • 10am - 7pm Saturdays
    • Hours Extended select Fridays until 7PM - July 17, August 14, August 18, September 4

Guest Services

  • Operating Dates: June 26, 2015 - Septemeber 19, 2015
  • Hours:
    • 8am – 5pm Sunday – Thursday
    • 8am – 6pm Friday
    • 7:30am-7pm Saturdays
    • 8am - 7pm On select Fridays July 17, August 14, August 18 and September 4.

(EXCEPTION: Lift and Digglers close at 4PM DAILY)

*Due to heightened fire danger there is no smoking on the mountain (base areas excluded.) Please also make sure all trash is put in trash cans; if there isn't one around, please carry trash with you until you're near a trash can.


Mountain Activities

2015 Summer Activity Pass - Prices subject to change

For a day with the Summer Day Pass for only $49 or the Summer Season Pass for only $109. Passes offer access to bungee, mini golf, bike haul, Diggler, scenic chair, lake activities and climbing wall, PLUS one Zip Line and Go Kart ride for each day the pass is purchased for. Remember, Copper has Summit County’s ONLY go-kart track! The Summer Day Pass is valid for the day of purchase, whereas the Summer Season Pass is valid for the entire summer. Save $20 off a summer season activity passes and $10 off a day pass when you lodge with Copper Mountain.

2015Retail Price
Summer Activity Day Pass

$49 (includes three bungee, one zip line and one go-kart session, unlimited access to mini golf, bike haul, diggler, scenic chair, lake activities and climbing wall.)

$2 off additional Bungee, Zip Line and Go Karts for the pass holder when they run out. Additional purchases are non-transferrable, must be used by pass holder.

No discounts or refunds will be given on days that activities are closed or have limited operations because of on mountain construction.  

Summer Season Activity Pass

$109 (includes 20 bungee, 5 zip line and 5 go-kart sessions, unlimited access to mini golf, bike haul, Diggler, scenic chair, lake activities, and climbing wall.)

$2 off additional Bungee, Zip Line and Go Karts for the pass holder when they run out. Additional purchases are non-transferrable, must be used by pass holder.



2015 Scenic Chairlift Rides

During your summer vacation or visit at Copper, take a ride on the American Eagle lift to 11,375 feet for mountain exploration, amazing views and lunch at our Solitude BBQ. The Eagle Chairlift will close for the summer Monday, September 7th.  


Scenic Chairlift (ages 13+) $12 or Free with $12 purchase in village
Scenic Chairlift & Mountaintop Lunch

$17 (available from 10am - 2:30pm)

Scenic Chairlift 12 & under




Cross Country Downhill Mountain Biking- $20

2015 Trail update: Mountain Bike Trails are open! New Expert Trail  "2 Bucks." Available off A-Road.

Weather permitting, the Eagle lift runs daily from 10am-4pm. Take in the views, have lunch at Solitude, ride down.
We'll haul you and your mountain bike up the chair lift, then you ride down.
o Lift hauls mountain bike up American Eagle lift.
o Drops rider off at top.
o Rider can choose from Easy, Intermediate, or Advanced terrain.

**Pricing applies and ticket required even for download only. All persons riding the chairlift must have a ticket. Tickets must be securely attached to individual riders' clothing. Equipment Haul $20.00 Equipment Haul Pass good for unlimited hauls for one day only.

Mountain Bike Uphill Policy: During operating hours (10am – 4pm), only downhill mountain bike traffic is allowed on the single track trails. After hours, bikers may ride uphill on single track.  During operating hours, service roads are available for uphill bike traffic, unless roads are designated as closed. 




Discover Copper Mountain on a beautiful nature hike! Hike or take a scenic chairlift ride to the top of Copper Mountain, stroll along the Colorado Trail or observe the plants and animals in the forest at the top of the American Eagle lift. Opt for lunch at 11,375 feet at Solitude Station with gorgeous views of the Ten Mile Range. Complimentary Leki hiking poles, strollers and child-carrying back-packs are available for free loan at Guest Services. Information about self guided hikes is also available at Guest Services at Copper Sports Center in the Village at Copper.



Summer Snow Park Sessions

Open Saturdays

7/25 8/1 8/8 8/22 8/29 9/5 9/12 9/19

Session Tickets: $20

On-snow park sessions are offered on Saturdays throughout the summer (as snow conditions permit) in our Pavilion Terrain Park. Limited spots are available each Saturday, prepurchase your ticket by calling 866.260.6306. If available on the day of, tickets may be purchased at The Woodward Cage in Center Village. Parking is available at the Chapel Parking Lot.


The Diggler

Village use only - Please note Digglers will not be available on August 16th due to Warrior Dash. Digglers will resume as normal on Sunday, August 17th.

Rent this fantastically fun, rugged scooter, for village cruising between Center and East Village. Tickets and rental available at the Adventure Desk inside Center Village Copper Sports. Digglers are available to use from 10am - 3:30pm 

* Once open, the mountain trails are for use by Hikers, Mountain Bikes, and Mountain Boards.  No other equipment is permitted on the trail system including DIGGLERS, and any private motorized Bike/ATV.etc.

1 Hour $15.00




Race family and friends on Summit County's only go-kart track! Sign up at Center Village Copper Sports or at the track located in the Chapel Lot. You must be at least 56 inches tall to drive a go-kart.

1 Race $15.00



Mini Golf

Practice your put on Copper's nine holes of mini golf. Located the the base of American Eagle lift, tickets can be purchased through guest services in Center Village. No reservations needed.

1 Round $12.00



Bumper Boat and Hydro Bike Rentals

Explore the West Lake side of Copper! Boat rentals are available inside Center Village Copper Sports Kids 5 and under can boat FREE!

1 Session $12.00



Bungee Jump

Flip, spin, and fling yourself into the blue, Copper Mountain summer sky.  Tickets available at the Adventure Desk inside Center Village Copper Sports

1 Session $12.00



Critterland Carousel

Kids 5 and under are pulled in tubes on a synthetic surface in a circle. Children will need a signed waiver for this ride and ticket from guest services.

1 Ride $0.00



The Climbing Wall

Come scale the largest outdoor climbing wall in Colorado. Routes available for all skill levels. Sign up at the Adventure Desk inside Center Village Copper Sports. One climb per guest.  Harnesses, ropes and trained staff members will be on-site.

1 Climb $12.00



Zip Line

Weather permitting, the Zip Line will open at 10 am every day and close at 7pm Friday & Saturday and 5pm Sunday through Thursday.
Minimum weight requirement is 50lb, maximum is 250lbs.
Tickets are available at Guest Services inside Copper Sports Center.

1 Zip Line Ride $15.00



Disc Golf - Course closed 8/5-8/14

Frisbee your way up and around Copper Mountain. The 9-hole course is open from dawn to dusk. Access the disc golf course from Center Village. This is a free activity

*Due to high fire danger, there is no smoking on the course. Please pack out your trash.


Refund Policies for Summer Day Passes and Summer Activities

    • Activity tickets and passes are non-refundable at time of sale.
    • No rain checks issued for free tickets.
    • Individual activity tickets are valid on any day, all summer season. Guests can return to use the ticket any time through the 2015 summer activity season (until 09/20/15), therefore no refunds will be issued.
    • No refund will be issued if the ticket was used.
    • A Ticket is consider “used” once it is scanned.
    • Date specific tickets (summer day pass, lift access and equipment hauls) may be transferred to a different day or issued store credit if the ticket has NOT been used at the discretion of Copper Mountain Guest Services Staff.

Once open, the mountain trails are for use by Hikers, Mountain Bikes, and Mountain Boards. No other equipment is permitted on the trail system including DIGGLERS, and any private motorized Bike/ATV.etc.

Are you Purchasing a Summer Activities Pass in person? 
Please bring THE SUMMER WAIVER waiver to guest services after completed.