The end of the 2015/16 winter season is in sight, but the fun is far from over at Copper Mountain with 3 feet of snow so far this month. The celebrations are endless at Copper this April, with a string of events sure to keep any mountain dweller busy. Closing day for the 2015/16 season was scheduled for April 17, but Copper is excited to announce an extended weekend on April 22-24 to get in those last turns of the season. Here’s a summary of spring celebrations atCopper in April.
USASA National Championships, April 1-12
Copper is proud to host the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Associations National Championship for the 10th year. This event is the largest amateur snowboarding and freesking event on earth, and welcomes top athletes from around the nation to compete for the title of National Champion. More than 1,900 top amateur athletes will compete in events including Slalom, Giant Slalom, Banked Slalom, Halfpipe, Slopestyle, and Boarder and Skier Cross. For a detailed schedule of events, visit CopperColorado.com.
World of Adventure Presents Dos Equis Aprs Ski, April 2, 9, 16
After a great day on the slopes, be sure to head over to Dos Equis Aprs Ski. Every Saturday from 3:30 6 p.m., enjoy happy hour specials, live entertainment, giveaways and more at Storm King Lounge, located in Center Village. On April 2 and April 9, Dos Equis Aprs will include live music in Burning Stones Plaza. Music will be provided by Lonesome Days on April 2 and Missed the Boat on April 9. For more information on Dos Equis Aprs Ski events, visit CopperColorado.com.
Woodward Copper Winter Camp, April 9-10
Join Woodward Copper for their final Winter Camp of the season sponsored by K2 Skis and Saga Outerwear. These 2-day freestyle camps offer participants a half-day in the Woodward Copper Barn, followed by a half-day on-snow in Woodwards award-winning terrain parks. Campers have exclusive access to the BagJump NIP to further progression. For more information on Woodward Winter Camps, visit WoodwardCopper.com.
Sunsation presented by Dos Equis, April 16-17
Close out another awesome season with Copper at Sunsation presented by Dos Equis, April 16-17. The entire weekend is jam-packed with events, free live music and plenty of springtime fun to go around. Headlining this years Sunsation is the hip hop-EDM group Far East Movement, and Brothers Keeper, featuring John Popper of Blues Traveler.
Get in on the fun at the 5th annual RedBull Slopesoakers on Saturday, April 16. A twist on the traditional pond-skim challenge, this contest gives competitors the chance to strut their stuff across floating rails and other features. Pre-register online at CopperColorado.com, or register day of at the Woodward Cage from 9 10:30 a.m. Be sure toregister early, as this event is known for selling out quickly.
Be a part of history at the Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest on Sunday, April 17. Once featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, the Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest has been a part of Copper since 1986. This on-snow bikini contest allows competitors to ski or snowboard down the course in their beach best. Judges focus on creativity and flair. Registration will take place in Burning Stones Plaza on April 17 from 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
For a detailed schedule of Sunsation Weekend, please visit CopperColorado.com.
Extended Weekend, April 22-24
With the help of Mother Nature, Copper is excited to offer an extended weekend of skiing and riding for the 2015/16 season. The lifts will shut down from April 18-21, but from Friday, April 22 through Sunday, April 24, limited terrain will open for guests to get in their final turns of the season. Stay tuned at CopperColorado.com for details on open lifts and terrain.
Winter isnt over quite yet, but summer is definitely just around the corner! Copper Creek Golf Season Passes are on sale now for those ready to lock in a summer of fun. $389 gets you access to the golf course all season long, plus a lengthy list of additional perks. Purchase your pass by April 4th and youll receive a FREE 15/16 Copper Lift Ticket to use by April 17! Find details at CopperColorado.com.