Get Over to Copper this Summer, Starting on June 17
Don’t Be Left Out: Last Chance to Pick-up Golf Season Pass for only $399
Copper Mountain, CO…June 15, 2011…Copper Mountain opens Friday, June 17 for summer activities, events, dining, shopping and much more. Copper offers summer guests an array of special events, live music, golf, cycling, Free Fridays at Copper (FAC), base-area as well as on-hill activities, Woodward at Copper and many more adventures - all in an intimate resort setting. Copper Creek Golf Course, where your buck and ball go further, also plans to open on Friday, June 17.
The Copper 2011 summer events schedule includes all your favorites like 3 Ring Weekend, Courage Classic, Guitar Town, Copper Country, Genuine Wine and Jazz and Warrior Dash, in addition to NEW events such as the Mountain Pose Yoga Festival and Tomato Battle. For the details on summer events, visit www.coppercolorado.com/summer/events_and_activities/calendar.
A Summer Season Activity Pass at Copper is available for only $69 and Summer Activity Day Passes are only $39. Perfect for those guests coming up for a week, make sure to check out the 4 of 7 Day Activity Pass for only $54. These three summer passes offer unlimited access to the Quad Bungee Jump, mini golf, scenic chair lift rides, West Lake activities, bike/equipment hauls, the climbing wall and limited sessions per day on Summit County’s only go-kart track. For more info on all of Copper’s activities, visit www.coppercolorado.com/summer/events_and_activities.
Other ongoing activities this summer at Copper include mini-golf, bocce, North America’s Highest Championship Golf Course – Copper Creek, GPS scavenger hunt, croquet, horseshoes, mountain biking, fishing, whitewater rafting, horseback rides and cattle drives, ATV tours and a multitude of West Lake activities. All on-mountain activities are dependent on snow melt and plan to open July 1. Purchase any of the Activity Passes at Guest Services in Copper Mountain Sports in the Village at Copper, or call 970.968.2318 ext. 45FUN.
This summer, FAC stands for Fridays at Copper, and it also stands for FREE. Starting June 17, which is, you guessed it, a Friday, Copper's FAC includes free music, free movies and free activities. The free live music and movies begin July 1. Ok, the activities are almost free – just spend $30 in the Village on Fridays and you get free tickets to the village activities, from bungee to bumper boats. Guests may redeem the free pass at Guest Services in Copper Mountain Sports in the Village at Copper. For the full FAC schedule visit: www.coppercolorado.com/summer/OurEvents/fac.
Copper Creek Golf Course is opening for the summer on Friday, June 17 with 18 holes for your golfing pleasure. The course is in great condition and the staff is excited for an amazing summer of golf. This summer one of the main improvements at Copper Creek is the reshaping and resurfacing of three of the greens on holes #2, #9 and #11. Copper Creek 2011 Season Passes are on sale now for only $399 for unlimited golf this summer, which is $200 off the regular season rate - get one now before the price goes up to $599 after June 17. For more Copper Creek Golf info, visit www.coppercolorado.com/summer/golf.
Copper is proud to announce the triumphant return of the disc golf course this summer. The US Forest Service has approved a 9-hole course in some of the same areas where the course used to be, doubling the disc golf playing options in Summit County. Starting July 1, make sure to visit Pizza Carlo, the new home of disc golf at Copper, for drink and food specials, course rules, discs for rent as well as for purchase and much more. Have no fear - the new course configuration minimizes environmental impacts and still should be quite aerobically challenging. Copper politely asks all disc golfers to please respect the course and the surrounding areas, especially the very fragile wetlands. Enjoy disc golf at Copper once again – an inexpensive way to have fun in the sun!
Make sure to check out Woodward at Copper, possibly the raddest place on the planet. Some even call it the premier trick-stomping playground in the world. It features The Barn, a 19,400 sq. ft. comprehensive ski and snowboard freestyle training facility complete with indoor artificial snow jumps, jib lines, foam pits, skate features and Olympic fly-bed trampolines, offering week-long summer camps for those looking to progress their terrain park and pipe skills in the off-season, as well as the Woodward at Copper skate and cheer camps. In addition, the Barn is now open for Drop-In and One Hit Wonder sessions on Saturdays at 2, 4 and 6 p.m., until summer camps end, when the Barn will open 7 days a week. There is still space available for most of the eight Summer Camp sessions - to sign up or for more information, call a Copper Mountain Vacation Specialist at 866.534.7444 or The Barn at 970.968.3400. For a preview of what Woodward at Copper’s summer camps are all about, check out the Summer Camp video here: http://woodwardtv.com/video/camp-woodward-episode-32/.
Pardon our dust: As you might have noticed, Copper is replacing the High Point lift this summer. For the safety of all guests, mountain biking and other trail use may be closed or restricted without advanced notice while construction takes place. Do not worry – there are still plenty of trails open on the mountain for your hiking and biking pleasure, including Red Tail, Upper Elk Alley and A-Road. Make sure to stop by the Info Center located adjacent to Burning Stones Plaza or Guest Services in Copper Mountain Sports in the Village at Copper to find out the best hot-spots for on-mountain exploration.
Copper gives guests the freedom to define their own vacation experience. Easy access to several 14,000 ft. peaks, hundreds of miles of Colorado Scenic Byways, an 18-hole championship golf course and long stretches of celebrated fishing waters make Copper a premier summer destination. That access, combined with an intimate resort village that produces world-class events and entertainment, is especially appealing to hikers, road bikers, runners, anglers and others seeking personal growth and wellness through their mountain experience. To see more, visit www.coppercolorado.com.
David Roth, Copper PR
Office: 970.968.2318. ext. 38827
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