Summit County may not have had that monster dump yet, but the mountain is open and it’s time for some fun under high mountain blue bird skies. After all, if we don’t have powder yet, it might as well be warm and sunny. Read a local perspective on Copper Mountain opening day and early season conditions.
Snowmaking is crucial to making those early season turns happen but what really goes into it? Snowmaking Foreman Michael Ostrout tells us in the latest edition of our Faces of Copper series.
Ever wonder how the 22' Superpipe is made? With hard work and a groomers' dream. Debbie Caves knows first hand how many hours of snow-love it takes to build the 22' beast at Copper. Copper goes behind the scenes of what it truly takes to get the Superpipe up and rolling for the winter season and ready for U.S. Grand Prix event.
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The Eye of Copper
You can take the girl out of the mountains, but you can't take the mountains out of the girl.
Updates, photos and the insider scoop from Copper Mountain's Ski Patrol.
Copper is making snow, along with Mother Nature's help!
Copper opens for the winter season Friday, October 31st.
Want first chair? Go to our events page for details!