Copper Mountain’s ski resort is loved by locals and visitors alike, boasting 140 trails, 23 lifts, and 2,490 acres of skiable terrain. Its award-winning trail system separates snow-riders by ability levels. Its indoor/outdoor Woodward Copper training facility is a year-round destination pro skier, snowboarders to hone their tricks, providing spectators with jaw-dropping entertainment.
The Village at Copper, at the base of the ski resort, is a pedestrian-only, high-alpine community. Throughout the year, the Village sponsors a variety of events to draw the community together. These include concerts, fireworks, a Torchlight Parade, and a handful of festivals that center around culinary delights. Many of the delicious restaurants feature sweeping mountain views that are as beautiful when the wildflowers bloom as when the snow falls majestically. Copper’s championship golf course, rafting, fishing, and a plethora of trails for hiking, mountain biking, road biking lure many visitors during warm months.
Elevation and Location
Copper sits at 9,712 feet above sea level and is located just 8 miles west of Frisco along Interstate 70. The 12,313’ peak of Copper Mountain features panoramic views of Sky Chutes, the Gore Range, and Eagles Nest.
Festivals and Events
Copper Mountain hosts several events and free concerts throughout the year, including Special Olympics, Copper Uncorked Festival, USSA Grand Prix Championships, USASA Nationals, The Color Run, and Red Bull Slope Soakers.
This small mountain town has a full-time population of just 385 people.
From bungee jumping, zip lining and go-karting in the summer to tubing, skiing, and snowboarding in the winter: Copper Mountain has activities to keep everyone in the family busy and having fun. Woodward Copper has summer and winter camps that offer action-sport training to all children and adults who want an adrenaline rush. The Village at Copper Mountain is home to family-friendly attractions and low-key restaurants and bars.