Copper Mountain Resort, just 75 miles from Denver International Airport in Colorado, is considered by many to be the state’s ‘Perfect Ski Mountain’. A full service destination, Copper Mountain Ski Resort, opened in 1972, has an extensive terrain with runs for all levels of skiers. Whether you are a seasoned skier or looking for a great family outing, Copper Mountain is ideal.
Skiers and snowboarders alike will have an amazing time exploring Copper Mountain Resort’s 2 433 acres of glistening ski area. With around 125 trails and a total vertical of 2 601 feet, Copper Mountain certainly has something for everyone. The vast terrain can be categorized as such: 21% beginner, 25% intermediate, 36% advanced and 18% expert. The longest run measures in at 2.8 miles. Twenty-two lifts of various designs carry excited snow sport enthusiasts up the white slopes to numerous trails on the mountain side. Those who are young-at-heart will have a wonderful time playing around at Catalyst terrain park. The park is conveniently separated into sections ranging from beginner through intermediate to advanced. Catalyst Park features include rails, boxes, table tops, kickers, jumps and an impressive Quarter pipe. At the base of Catalyst terrain park is the Copper’s Superpipe. Boasting 18 foot walls and 430 feet in length, the Superpipe is a fantastic challenge.
Despite Copper Mountain’s large experienced skier/snowboarder areas, beginners are not neglected. Not only can first-timers enjoy dedicated slopes, but they can also receive the attention of professional instructors carefully guiding them. If you would like to take a break from skiing down the great network of ski runs, why not try some of these other fun activities offered at Copper Mountain Ski Resort: snowshoeing, snowmobiling, tubing, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, mountain tours, ice skating and various indoor activities at the athletic club.
Aside from the exciting winter playground, Copper Mountain Resort offers many convenient facilities and services. Resort amenities include: Equipment rental, 24-hour front desk, child care, bicycle rental, tennis courts, business center, video rental, a gift shop, a golf course, a games room and guest parking. A day of outdoor activity is certain to build up a hunger. Satisfy your growling belly with a meal from one of the many restaurants at Copper Mountain Resort such as Cape Hale Coffee, Endo’s Adrenaline Cafe Storm King Lounge, Creekside, Solitude Station BBQ, Double Diamond, Pravda, Imperial Palace and Salsa Mountain Cantina. Accommodation is also no problem at Copper Mountain Ski Resort with a variety to choose from including hotels, condominiums and vacation homes. You are certain to look forward to relaxing in a comfortable bed at one of the lodges in the Village at Copper, East Village or Union Creek.
Copper Mountain Ski Resort is a year-round vacation destination with an abundance of summer activities. If you can’t make it out here in winter, you are certain to enjoy these pursuits in summer: Scenic chair lift rides, quad biking, a climbing wall, tennis, basketball, hiking, bumper boats, paddle boats, Camp Copper for children, horseback riding, golf, mini golf and the Burning Stones Outdoor Theater productions.
If you weren’t sure where to spend your next vacation, your mind should be made up – Copper Mountain Resort is a holiday destination offering all a person could desire whether it’s winter or summer.