The good news is Copper Mountain, CO will start their season as planned on Friday, November 16th. The even better news is that they will be offering access to ‘top-to-bottom’ terrain.
Skiing and riding will be based out of East Village off of the Super Bee chairlift. There will be top-to-bottom intermediate skiing from Ptarmigan to Rhapsody to Fairplay then back to the Super Bee in East Village via Skid Road. They will also offer beginner terrain on the Easy Rider Magic Carpet out of Center Village and Green Acres between East and Center Villages. All terrain offerings are weather and condition dependent.
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Weather depending, the festivities will kick off at 8:30 am on Friday, Nov. 16 with surprise giveaways from the Welcome Home Squad, raffle prizes, and a visit from Betty the Yeti. At 1 pm, Summit County’s very own blues band, Chris Bauer Trio, takes the stage in East Village for a free performance.
On Saturday, Nov. 17, Woodward Copper kicks off its 10th season with the annual Barn Bash. Experience the indoor action sports paradise this is the Woodward Copper barn with free sessions for the first 500 visitors, plus live music, DJ, giveaways, skate bowl expression session, pro athlete autograph signing and the Copper Mountain premiere of new movie “YES, it’s Been 10 Years” presented by YES Snowboards and Zeal Optics.
On Sunday, East Village will be buzzing with more festivities including live tunes from DJ Rude Boi on Saturday and a free concert by Colorado’s own DeVotchKa on Sunday starting at 1 pm. Come and celebrate the official start of the season with great live music, giveaways, après specials and more!
Visit the Copper website for more details, and a schedule of the exciting events and giveaways going on in the village throughout opening weekend.
Copper Mountain is just 1 of 37 iconic destinations available on the Ikon Pass.