Cooper is different, in all the right ways! Soft all-natural snow, terrain variety for everyone, down-to-earth laid-back atmosphere, family-friendly vibe, smiling faces, great food & drinks, and prices that allow you to bring the whole family. Cooper brings you the very essence of the authentic skiing experience, with none of the frustrating baggage that you’ll fight through at the mega resorts.


Annual Snowfall:
260 in / 660 cm
Base Elevation:
10,500 ft / 3,200 m
Summit Elevation:
11,700 ft / 3,566 m
Hours of Operation
Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Season Dates:
Skiable Area:
480 acres / 194 hectares
# of trails:
0 acres / 0 hectares
Bowl Skiing
CAT Skiing
Terrain Parks

Best Known For

Cooper offers authentic Colorado skiing without the hustle & bustle. Wide open terrain and no crowding means fresh powder stashes even days after a storm! Cooper allows you to enjoy everything that skiing & riding should be, without the bank-breaking price tag of the larger resorts.

Cooper's Ridgeview Cafe at the top of the mountain boasts a huge deck around it for chilling during the ski day surrounded by amazing mountain views.


  • One of the oldest ski resorts in the US, Cooper boasts its origins with the soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division, who cut the first trails on Cooper Hill for training exercises.
  • With 480 in-bounds acres to explore, you have 62 varied trails served by 5 lifts. If you want more, try Tennessee Creek basin with it's steep natural tree & glade skiing.
  • If you’re a Cooper insider, there’s one thing you know for certain: our snow is the softest snow around. That’s thanks to our all-natural snow base, and our trend-bucking grooming strategy that focuses on quality over quantity.
  • Pure, authentic, down-to-earth skiing. That’s what we’re all about at Cooper. Our mountain offers you 62 trails served by 5 lifts, spanning 480 lift-served acres.

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