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Skiers and boarders are invited to pursue their passions at The Athlete’s Mountain this winter as Copper Mountain prepares to open for the 2021-22 winter season on November 22. inspiration.
“It’s an exciting season for Athlete’s Mountain,” said Dustin Lyman, President and CEO of Copper Mountain. “From elite training and competition to new beginner terrains and progressive experiences, Copper Mountain is a hub for athletes of all levels to be inspired, challenged and empowered.”
AMERICAN SKI TEAM SPEED CENTER
Beginning in mid-October, Copper Mountain opens for early-season alpine ski training, including the US Ski Team Speed Center. The world’s top alpine ski racers will travel to Copper to train on the snow, including major varsity and ski / academy teams, the US men’s and women’s alpine ski teams, and the US national teams. Austria, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden and Slovenia.
OLYMPIC QUALIFICATIONS BACK TO BACK
Another early season staple, Woodward Copper’s 22 ‘Superpipe takes shape at the base of Center Village, paving the way for back-to-back Olympic qualifying events. From December 9-11, the world’s best halfpipe skiers and snowboarders will compete for the first time in North America this season at the Toyota United States Grand Prix at Copper Mountain. From December 16 to 19, the Copper Mountain Village Center sets the stage for the world-class Winter Dew Tour competitions, which, in addition to the Halfpipe and Slopestyle, will also include Adaptive Snowboard competitions for men and women and a Streetstyle night jam session. The Toyota U.S. Grand Prix and Winter Dew Tour events are both free and open to the public, inviting spectators to experience the thrill of competition and support their favorite Olympic hopefuls as they throw their best tricks to win their tournament. place for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Games.
OPENING NOVEMBER 22
For skiers and runners keen to kick off and embark on their own turns early in the season, Copper’s opening day for the 2021-22 winter season is Monday, November 22. Those who choose to start their week on Copper’s opening day will be eligible for freebies. and a first chair celebration. The festivities continue throughout the week and through Thanksgiving weekend with Copper’s annual Snowsation event with a free concert on Friday, November 26 followed by fireworks and a caterpillar parade. On Saturday, November 27, Snowsation continues with another free live performance. Artists will be announced on Copper Mountain’s social networks and on CopperColorado.com.
NEW WESTERN TERRITORY
New this season for beginner skiers and families alike, Copper Mountain has started a multi-year project on the west side of the mountain’s naturally divided terrain. The Western Territory is dedicated to inspiring novice skiers, children and families to connect with Copper’s history and heritage while encouraging exploration, fun and growth. This season, guests are invited to explore two new family adventure zones, two new trails and a connecting trail, offering skill development and animation that tells the story of western exploration in the region. . In anticipation of the seasons to come, the multi-year project includes plans to replace the Lumberjack Elevator to provide better and earlier access to our beginner’s zone.
NEW QUICK TRACK UPGRADE
Powder days at Copper got better with the addition of Fast Tracks, a new daily upgrade that offers exclusive early-loading access on select base area chairlifts and dedicated lanes at seven of the most popular ski lifts. popular mountains. For those who love first turns and accelerated laps, Fast Tracks is available in limited quantities for any day of the season and can be purchased online in advance or at the station. Starting at $ 49 per day, Fast Tracks can be added to a lift ticket, Copper Mountain Season Pass, Four Package, or Ikon Pass starting November 1 on CopperColorado.com.
FREE CHILDREN SKI WITH PURCHASE OF THE ADULT SEASON PASS
Copper Mountain Season Passes are on sale now with the best price available at CopperColorado.com. For $ 699, Copper Mountain Season Pass buyers have the option to add a free pass for children up to 15, offering unlimited family skiing and riding at an affordable price. Pass holder benefits include 10 discounted tickets for friends and family of Copper Mountain, three free days at 5 resorts in the West, and discounts for retail, rental, lodging and more at Copper Mountain.
STATEMENT ON COVID-19 OPERATIONS
Copper Mountain’s commitment to protecting the well-being of our community remains at the forefront as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. In anticipation of the 2021-2022 winter season and in accordance with the announcement by the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration that vaccines will be required for all employers with more than 100 employees , we demand that all employees be vaccinated. We believe that requiring all staff to be vaccinated is the best way to protect each other, our guests and our communities and is crucial to ending the pandemic. Any further changes to our mask and vaccination protocols will be determined based on guidance from our local, state and national public health officials. To learn more, visit CopperColorado.com.
Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Colorado, Copper Mountain offers a pure mountain experience that inspires adventure, elevates ambition, and enables progression. During the winter, Copper’s world-class naturally divided terrain offers skiers and boarders access to over 2,500 acres of high mountain adventure. Every summer, the mountain turns into a preserved playground for hikers, mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Three centralized pedestrian villages provide a vibrant atmosphere with accommodation, restaurants, shops and activities on the slopes. Copper Mountain is home to Woodward Copper and the US Ski Team Speed Center, which makes year-round training easy for all levels of athletes. Copper Mountain is part of the POWDR Adventure Lifestyle Co. portfolio and is a partner of Ikon Pass. POWDR is an Adventure Lifestyle (TM) family owned business that believes there is nothing better for your soul than spending time with the people you love, doing the things you love.
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