Skiing & Riding

Copper Mountain

Photo of Cooper Mountain in the Winter

Frisco is Copper’s town and Copper is Frisco’s resort. It is a quick 7 minute drive from Frisco’s Main Street to Copper Mountain’s skiing/riding bliss. The best way to get to Copper from Frisco is on the free Summit Stage Bus making a trip to Copper easy and quick while you make Frisco your base camp.

Why We Love Copper

Because of course it is fabulous in every way. The lifties are kind. Copper knows how to throw a party. They have great places to grab a beer and a bite to eat. They have free skating and free snow cat rides… And summer at Copper may even be better than winter with spectacular events, golf, mountain biking, hiking and general relaxing in the lovely Colorado summer mountain vibe.

The list goes on. And if we could just remove a few mountains we could make Frisco ski in from Copper. Copper is just that close to Frisco.

Here is Copper’s fabulousness in #’s.

Location: Copper Mountain is just 75 miles from Denver with 2,450 acres of skiable terrain and a village that feels more like a neighborhood. Copper’s guests enjoy steps away lodging, après ski entertainment, naturally divided terrain (so straying onto a black diamond while you are still in a wedge is unlikely), exciting events and a welcoming, knowledgeable staff.

Summit Elevation: 12,313ft./3,767m.

Lifts: 22 total (1 six-person, high-speed lift; 4 high-speed quads; 5 triple chairlifts; 5 double chairlifts and 7 surface lifts)

Ski-able Acres: 2,450 acres/985 hectares makes Copper one of the largest ski and snowboard resorts in Colorado! Copper even offers free snowcat rides to their exceptional terrain.

Marked Trails: There are 126 naturally divided trails (21% beginner, 25% intermediate, 36% advanced, 18% expert)

Average Snowfall: 282 inches/710 centimeters

Snowmaking: 380 acres/154 hectares

Longest Run: 2.8 miles/5 kilometers (Soliloquy to Roundabout)

Winter Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding, Cross-Country/Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing, Ice Skating, Snowshoeing, Tubing, Snowmobiling, Copper Mountain Stables Sleigh Rides, Dog Sledding, Cross Country Skiing, Athletic Club, Spa Facilities, Shopping, Dining, Après/Nightlife and Woodward Copper 

Summer Activities: Copper Creek Golf Course, Woodward Copper, Alpine Rush Zip Line, Quad Power Jump, Mini Golf, Digglers, Go-karts, Scenic Chair Lift Rides, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Rock Climbing Wall, Bumper Boats, Disc Golf, and more!

Plan a trip: Contact Copper‘s very helpful guest services staff at 970-968-2882 for more information on lodging, hotels and specific activities or call the Frisco-Copper Information Center at 800-424-1554 for ideas on making the most of your trip by linking together Copper and Frisco experiences.

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