COPPER MOUNTAIN OPENS NOV. 22 FOR THE 2021-22 WINTER SEASON WITH TOP-TO-BOTTOM TERRAIN

Submitted by Tim Sullivan on Fri, 11/19/2021 - 14:10
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Photo: Curtis DeVore, Copper Mountain

  • First 50 skiers and riders will receive a Copper Mountain Yeti Rambler and Mammut hoodie on Nov. 22 
  • Copper kicks off the season with Snowsation featuring free performances from Daniel Rodriguez and Leftover Salmon on Nov. 27. 

Skiers and riders will have access to over 70 acres of terrain when Copper Mountain opens for the 2021-22 winter season on Monday, Nov. 22. Copper's American Eagle lift, located in Center Village, will start turning at 9 a.m. for a first chair banner break, inviting skiers and snowboarders to access top-to-bottom terrain with four lifts and six trails open to the public. 

The following lifts and trails will be open to the public for skiing and riding out of Copper Mountain’s Center Village.  

Center Village – Beginner & Intermediate Terrain 

  • American Eagle Lift – Rhapsody, Main Vein 
  • Excelerator Lift – Mine Dump and CDL’s Trail #20. Excelerator lift will be on a delayed opening. 
  • EZ Rider Lift – EZ Rider Learning Area 
  • Pitchfork Lift – Green Acres Beginner area likely to open 

A Woodward Pop-Up park will also be available on opening day. Skiers and riders can look for more natural terrain to open as conditions allow. 

To ignite stoke for the upcoming season, opening day festivities kick-off on Sunday, Nov. 21 at Ten Mile Tavern with a screening of Faction Skis newly released feature film, "Roots." Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with the film beginning at 5:15 p.m. Filmgoers are also encouraged to sign up for the Ten Mile Tavern Mug Club, a season-long membership which includes an engraved 20 oz. beer mug for a bigger pour, $1 off 10 Barrel drafts, a swag bag and food specials for only $50. Learn more about the film screening and RSVP to attend at CopperColorado.com.  

In addition to offering over 70 acres of terrain of skiing and riding on opening day, early season revelers can enjoy a live DJ set in Center Village throughout the day and those that arrive early to the mountain will receive free swag, treats and hot chocolate. The first 50 skiers and riders to unload the American Eagle lift will be treated to a free Copper Mountain 18oz YETI Rambler with chug cap, free Mammut hoodie and a 40% discount code to redeem online at Mammut.com. Guests are also encouraged to stop by Copper's brand new Mammut Education Center in Center Village to be entered in a giveaway to win a Mammut avalanche transceiver or jacket. 

On Nov. 26-27, Snowsation presented by Nokian Tyres returns to Copper for a season opening celebration of live music, giveaways and games. Head to Eagle's Landing in Copper's Center Village for two fun-filled days of live music, Subaru car karaoke and more. On Friday night, guests can enjoy a live DJ set from DJ Benjë from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed immediately by a snowcat parade and fireworks show. On Saturday, Boulder-based jam band Leftover Salmon will headline Snowsation with a free live music performance beginning at 5 p.m. Denver-based musician Daniel Rodriguez will open for the band with a live set starting at 3:30 p.m. For a full Snowsation schedule visit CopperColorado.com

With a stacked lineup of events and plenty of powder days ahead, the best way to experience Copper Mountain this winter is by staying slope side. Copper's Cyber Sale runs from Nov. 19 through Nov. 30 offering extra savings on resort accommodations available for as low as $119 per night. Vacationers can save up to 43% on lodging when they book a stay of three nights or more at Copper this winter. Ski travelers can save up to 56% on lodging when they bundle a lodging stay of three nights or more with lift tickets. Guests can also save up to 15% on a double queen room at the new Element 29 hotel when they book a stay of three nights or more. Learn more about Copper’s lodging discounts or book a stay at the mountain at CopperColorado.com

Take advantage of season long access to the mountain with a Copper Mountain season pass with Kids Ski Free, for $799. Each adult season pass purchaser is eligible to receive a free season pass for one child age 15 and under with Kids Ski Free. Copper Mountain season passes include added benefits such as discounted friends & family tickets and savings on dining, retail and rentals. Purchase a season pass at CopperColorado.com

The Athlete’s Mountain offers experiences for those seeking new challenges and unbounded inspiration. From the mountain's naturally divided terrain to the resort's progression driven training venues and curated lesson experiences, Copper Mountain caters to adventure seekers. Learn more about Copper Mountain’s 2021-22 winter season offerings at CopperColorado.com

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