Cooper|Chicago Ridge: Skiing on the New Double Black Diamonds

Submitted by R. Scott Rappold on Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:42

Cooper - Scott Rappold
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.