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Copper Mountain

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Copper Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Copper Mountain, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift12,402ft
Resort Height9,711ft
 Nearest AirportsVail/Eagle and Denver International
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Copper Mountain

The ski area of Copper Mountain is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 9,711ft.


Copper Mountain has direct access to 118 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 9,711ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 12,402ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Copper Mountain is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Copper Mountain.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Copper Mountain is 3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Patrol Chute'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Copper Mountain?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Copper Mountain.

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Snow Forecast by day for Copper Mountain

Ski Area Stats

Copper Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Copper Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift12,402ft
Lowest Trail9,711ft
Resort Altitude (Copper Mountain)9,711ft
Max Vertical2,690ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Copper Mountain has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Copper Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Copper Mountain?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Stanley, Colorado.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Copper Mountain is Vail/Eagle, 60 minutes drive away.

Denver International, Steamboat Springs, Aspen, Yampa Valley, Grand Junction and Colorado Springs airports are all within three hours drive.

Vail/Eagle is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 30,630 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 289 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Copper Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early November (Opens as early as possible in late Oct or early Nov), and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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