Copper Mountain is in summer swing with the American Eagle chairlift now open, all Village activities and the Copper Creek Golf Course up and running and an event schedule thats sure to please. Coppers summer activities are open daily from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Sunday Friday and 10 a.m. 7 p.m. Saturday. Due to current snowmelt, Redtail and Fat Marmot remain closed to mountain biking but Elk Alley and A-Road are now open.
Copper Mountain Music Festival, July 11
What better way to celebrate summer than with cold beer, live music and dancing in the shadows of the Ten Mile Range? This inaugural bluegrass, singer and songwriter, Americana festival will have concert goers toe-tapping and heel stomping to acclaimed bands such as the Honeycutters, Balsam Range, Larry Keel, Peter Rowan, and The Jeff Austin Band. Copper Mountain Music Festival is free to attend.
Courage Classic, July 18-20
The 26th Annual Courage Classic returns to Copper for a three-day bicycling event encompassing three Rocky Mountain passes in a 157-mile ride. All funds raised benefit The Childrens Hospital Colorado. Last year, 3,000 fearless riders raised $2.9 million.
Colorado Burger Summit, July 25
Restaurants from all over the region compete for the title of Colorado’s Best Burger. The winner receives the Golden Ticket, sending them to compete in the nationally-televised World Food Championships for the Worlds Best Burger. Feast on burgers and enjoy a beer while Euforquestra brings the funk. Tickets are available now at CopperColorado.com.
USA Pro Challenge Community Ride, July 26
In partnership with Whole Foods Market, Copper hosts a community ride to Frisco in preparation for the Stage 3 Start of the USA Pro Challenge at Copper. Parents and kids alike will engage in a competition patterned after a poker ride stopping by local businesses hoping to secure the best hand. The route will take participants to Frisco for prizes, music, fun and games in the Whole Foods parking lot returning to Copper for happy hour. Shuttles will be provided both at Copper and in Frisco. The Pro Challenge Community Ride is free to attend.
Take in a few rounds for the best deal in town at Copper Creek Golf Course with the Golf 4-Pack, now on sale. For just $179, receive four rounds of 18 or eight rounds of 9 and cart rental. Visit CopperColorado.com/golf for more information.