Cooper|Chicago Ridge - Scott Rappold
By R. Scott Rappold
I'm at Cooper Ski Area and frankly I'm scared.
It's an odd sensation up here. This mountain isn't known for difficult terrain. In fact, for 77 of the 78 years it's been in existence, it has offered no runs rated double-black-diamond.
Amazing views? Wide-open groomed avenues? Affordable prices? A family-friendly vibe? Yes to all of the above, but no true challenging, expert-level terrain.
All that changed a few days before my visit in early JanuaryRead more