Copper Mountain Safety Fest

Copper is proud to recognize and support the National Ski Area Association’s Safety Awareness Week with the annual SafetyFest, a weekend of safe skiing and riding education, demonstrations and giveaways.

Sat Jan 14 - Sun Jan 15 - 9am - 4pm in Center Village at Copper


Copper Mountain Safety Fest Returns!

Copper is proud to recognize and support the National Ski Area Association’s Safety Awareness Week with the annual SafetyFest, a weekend of safe skiing and riding education, demonstrations and giveaways. 

 

Mark your calendars for the largest Safety Event of the season. This year we will again be recognizing the National Ski Area Association’s (NSAA) Safety Awareness Month with our very own Safety Fest 2017  on January 14thth and 15th in our Center Village.  All of Copper Mountain’s guests, the Summit County community and Copper Mountain employees are invited to come check out all the excitement. This year’s Safety paricipants include: 

  • Fix It tune shop - offering $10 ski/board wax
  • Slope Operations - check out the Winch snow cat and meet an operator   
  • US Forest Service - Our National Forest and forest safety
  • Summit County Rescue Group - avalanche awareness and backcountry safety
  • Copper Mountain Ski Patrol and the Avalanche Dog drills Daily - Meet our working canines
  • Woodward Copper - Progression and ParkSmart
  • St. Anthony Copper Clinic - Helmet awareness and $30 helmets
  • CMC Nursing Program - Sun Safety
  • Flight for Life - Our local medical air-transport chopper landing at Patrol Headquartes Saturday
  • Summit Huts Association - route founding, history of the huts
  • Under Armour- the benefits to proper layering while on the slopes

 

Free Hot Cocoa at Ski Patrol: All month long January 1st through January 31st we invite all guests at Copper to come to Patrol Headquarters or Timberline Patrol to meet the ski patrol staff, learn what ski patrol does, perhaps meet an avlanche dog and enjoy a hot cup of cocoa on us!

 

Kids Avalanche Class;We will again be hosting  the Kids Avalanche Class- a very basic look at snow with avalanche safety tips  to get give kids a jump start . This will be a 15 minute class and take place each day at 2 pm in the Burning Stones plaza.  Meet at the National Ski Patrol booth.  Kids of all ages welcome!

 

Huge Raffle: Guests who visit each safety tent will be entered into a daily-prize drawing with prizes totaling $10,000. Top prizes include 2 nights loding, season pass, parking passes, tubing,  ski tunes, helmets, restaurant gift cards, etc.    

 

A few highlights of the event include:   

€      9-3:00 pm - Booths open in Center Village

€      10:00 am -Flight for Life Helicopter  -PHQ Sat. only

€      11:00 am-  Dog drills in the Burning Stones Plaza

€      12:30 pm -Dog drills in West Village by the UC lift

€      2:00 pm - Kids Avalanche Class- meet at the Safety Zone booth

€      4:00 pm -Ski Patrol Sweeps- help ski patrol close down the mountain at  Timberline Patrol  

€      All Day -Ski Patrol open house and free cocoa at Patrol Headquarters and Timberline Patrol

€      Daily prize drawings at 3:00 pm in Burning Stones Plaza   

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on available parking during this event, click here.

 

 


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Copper Mountain opens daily at 9am on weekdays and 8:30am on weekends. Come out and enjoy the great conditions!