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Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Copper Mountain, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,780m12,402ft
Resort Height2,960m9,711ft
 Nearest AirportsVail/Eagle and Denver International
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Copper Mountain

The American ski resort of Copper Mountain is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,960m9,711ft.

Summary

Copper Mountain has direct access to 118 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,960m9,711ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,780m12,402ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Copper Mountain is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Copper Mountain.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Copper Mountain is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Patrol Chute'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Copper Mountain?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm1in, expected on 15 October, with around 6cm3in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Copper Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
69
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
33
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
36
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
21

Altitudes

Copper Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,780m12,402ft
Lowest Piste2,960m9,711ft
Resort Altitude (Copper Mountain)2,960m9,711ft
Max Vertical820m2,690ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Copper Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Location and Map

Where is Copper Mountain?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Summit, Colorado.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Copper Mountain is Vail/Eagle, 60 minutes drive away.

Denver International, Steamboat Springs, Aspen, Yampa Valley, Grand Junction and Colorado Springs airports are all within three hours drive.

Vail/Eagle is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 30,630 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 289 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Copper Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early November (Opens as early as possible in late Oct or early Nov), and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Copper Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Copper Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

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