Copper Mountain Archives

Copper Mountain is a Colorado ski resort located in Summit County, Colorado, 75 miles west of Denver in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. With 2,450 acres of ski and snowboard terrain Copper is perfect for your Colorado winter ski vacation or summer vacation getaway. Copper offers shopping, dining, convenient lodging and family activities, including snow tubing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter, and hiking, biking and rafting in the summer. Copper Mountain operates under permit from the U.S. Forest Service in the White River National Forest.

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  1. Introducing Alterra Mountain Company and the Ikon Pass

    The newly introduced Alterra Mountain Company has announced their signature season pass for skiers and snowboarders Alterra Mountain Company introduced itself and its name to the world on January 11, 2018. Some simply think of Alterra simply as “new Intrawest” but its way more than that: its the joint venture of affiliates of KSL Capital…

  2. 2017 opening dates for resorts in Colorado

    The 2017 season is nearly here! With the first snow headed to Denver this weekend and snowmaking in full swing in the mountains, it’s time to start planning your first runs. Both Vail Resorts and Colorado Ski Country have officially published these dates online. But, of course, everything is subject to change. Be sure to…

  3. New this season in Colorado Ski Country

    When you visit Colorado Ski Country this season you should be pleasantly surprised with new features, events, and more. This year you’ll see a lot of big anniversary milestones and “mountain coasters” popping up all over. Read on for the a summary of the the highlights and new features coming to Colorado Ski Country resorts…

  4. Skied at Copper Mountain on January 5, 2017

    Lucky for us all the new year continued to bring new snow everywhere, including Copper Mountain. We drove up Thursday morning from Denver and with a few overnight inches, the entire drive up I-70 was slow and steady. It turned out that both Berthoud Pass and Loveland pass were closed so everyone had the pleasure…

  5. Using “Drones” to Film Ski Racing

    Here’s an excellent video of the guys over at CloudGate Ariel Cinematography showcasing their innovative approach to filming ski races: flying drones with video cameras attached. The result: a seamless, single shot overhead, alongside, and even in front of racers as they travel down the hill.

    Check out the footage as they film a practice day for the Steamboat Winter Sports Club Snowboard Race Team at Copper Mountain.

    (Thanks for sending this along, Dad.)