Colorado Skiing and Snowboarding, learn why Copper Mountain is the perfect vacation destination for Colorado skiing and snowboarding - located close to Denver in the heart of Summit County.
Why ski Colorado? Summit County, Colorado offers the longest ski season in the Western U.S. Colorado is renowned for its sunny, blue-sky days along with some of the best powder in the world. Copper is one of Summit County’s largest ski areas with over 2,400 skiable acres and averages 280” of snowfall during our ski season.
Coppers naturally divided terrain starts out with gentle, sloping runs on the west, and gets progressively steeper as you head east. And we’ve got several wide-open bowls for advanced skiers and riders. Copper also has one of the best terrain parks and pipes in Colorado.
There is plenty of activities to do if you want to explore Copper Mountain or have a day off from skiing. There is Ice Skating at West Lake, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling, Dogsledding, Triple Treat Sleigh Rides, Scenic Sleigh Rides, Colorado Kite Force, S'mores by the Fire Pit, Copper Cade, Woodward at Copper Barn.
Copper Mountain Resort is located just 75 miles west of Denver and 20 miles east of Vail off Interstate I-70 at exit 195, easily accessible from both the Denver International Airport and Eagle County Airport.
Even though the Village at Copper is split into three parts (East Village, Center Village and Union Creek), it is not huge by any stretch of the imagination. Regardless, an efficient free bus shuttle service, the Copper Inter-Village Shuttle runs continuously to transport guests between the various parts of the resort. Five other free shuttles run express from the main day car parks to points across the resort.