2012 Sunsation Events & Music Lineup

It's that time of the year again. Another winter season has come and gone which only means one thing...Sunsation and closing day is almost here! Here's the 411 on this awesome weekend of music and events like CopperMan 3K Adventure Race and SlopeSoakers: Floating Rail Jam. Get a sneak peak at the bands and start planning for an amazing weekend.

You’ve waited long enough. Copper is excited to announce the 12th annual Sunsation events and music lineup for closing weekend. Get ready for a awesome packed weekend of events, music, sun and snow!!

Saturday, April 14

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On Saturday, April 14th, come take the plunge at our first winter adventure race; the CopperMan.  Composed of over a dozen frozen obstacles—including the Hot Chocolate leap and other ridiculously-awesome snow obstacles! The CopperMan winter adventure race is geared towards thrill-seeking snow-lovers ready to tackle the snow and sun during Copper’s Sunsation weekend. Each race heat has a theme like 80’s, beach bum, Superhero, and lumberjack.  So put on your CopperMan best while putting those grizzly legs to the test. Register early for our lowest rates right here. Plus, all grizzly Adam’s and Madams are getting hooked up with a CopperMan goody bag which includes superhero cape, boot mug, and sweet tee.  Here’s an idea of what obstacles to expect and course map.

  • 12:00pm 80’s theme start
  • 12:45pm Superhero theme start
  • 1:30pm Lumberjack theme start
  • 2:15 pmBeach Bum Theme start



Sticks and snow won’t break your bones but will make it harder to reach the finish.

Hey Twinkle Toes, good luck getting across our gigantic cup of hot chocolate. Pick your route to the finish and hope you don't make a splash.

It’s time to do the hustle so bust out those muscles and scurry through our Snow Tube Crawl.

What better way to reach the finish in Center Village but with live music from Lez Zeppelin and The Spazmatics, and replenish your awesome at our beer garden and outdoor grub tents! Check out the bands below:

 DJ Bedz at 11:30am

Lez Zeppelin at 1:30pm



The Spazmatic at 3:30pm




Sunday, April 15

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On Sunday, April 15 at high noon, Copper Mountain and Woodward at Copper will be hosting the inaugural SlopeSoakers: Floating Rail Jam. Right in front of Jill’s deck, the pond will have a rail floating on top of inner tubes creating a awesome spin on the classic pond skim. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and best trick. Come watch some of the best athletes around get soaked on our slopes. This event is FREE for contestants and spectators, registration information will be posted soon.

After SlopeSoakers, Michal Menert will be playing on the Red Bull Tour Bus, followed by Pato Banton and The Now Generation closing the 2011-2012 season for Copper Mountain.  For the most up-to-date event information visit CopperSunsation.com.


Michal Menert at 1:30pm




Pato Banton and The Now Generation at 3:30pm





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