COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — December 21, 2015 — Winter is alive and well at Copper Mountain with 87 inches of snow on the season so far. With events such as Safety Fest, WinterBike and Woodward Copper Winter Camp, the resort is ready to ring in 2016 happy and healthy.
World’s Largest Ski and Ride Lesson | January 8, 2016
As a part of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month nationwide, Copper Mountain will be participating in the World’s Largest Ski and Ride Lesson on Friday, January 8 at 10 a.m. This event will set the World Record for the largest multi-venue ski and snowboard lesson ever taught. Visit CopperColorado.com for more details.
Safety Fest | January 16 - 17, 2016
Copper is proud to recognize and support the National Ski Area Association’s National Safety Month with its annual Safety Fest, a weekend of safe skiing and riding education, demonstrations and giveaways. Copper’s Burning Stones Plaza in Center Village transforms into a Safety Village featuring National Ski Patrol signing up guests for Ski Patrol mountain sweeps, Summit County Rescue Group offering backcountry awareness and beacon training, and more. Guests who visit all Safety Village vendors are entered in a daily raffle where prizes include helmets, lift tickets and season passes. Copper’s very own certified Avalanche Rescue Dogs will be on hand for demonstrations and meet-and-greet sessions twice daily throughout the weekend. Additionally, a Flight for Life helicopter will land on Saturday, January 16, at approximately 10:00 a.m. at Patrol Headquarters, located at the top of the Excelerator and Super Bee chairlifts. For more details, visit CopperColorado.com.
Woodward Copper Winter Camp | January 17 – 18, 2016
Join Woodward Copper for the first Winter Camp session of the 2015/16 winter season on Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18, hosted by Never Summer Snowboards. Campers spend half the day in the Barn and half on snow in Woodward’s award-winning terrain parks. Campers also have exclusive access to the BagJump NIP™. Winter Camp is open to intermediate skiers and riders ages 8 and up with no previous terrain park ability necessary. Visit WoodwardCopper.com to book now.
WinterBike | January 23 - 24, 2016
Join Copper and the Cloud City Wheelers for the 5th annual WinterBike, part of the Leadville winter mountain bike series. Competitors will ride into the night for this cross-country mountain race on Saturday, January 23. Check out what winter riding is all about with Fat Bike demos, or make it a family affair with LittleBike and JuniorBike, free fun rides for the kids. Free bike demos will be available throughout the weekend. Visit CopperColorado.com for additional details.
Visit CopperColorado.com for terrain updates, lodging deals, and more. Stay connected all season long by following @CopperMtn on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope and Snapchat.
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