Copper Mountain is located in Summit County, Colorado
, about 75 miles (121 km) west of Denver. It is a full service resort that offers everything visitors could desire in a mountain vacation
with a variety of accommodations and lodging. These range from luxurious vacation rentals and chalet rentals to more budget oriented condo rentals.
The accommodation, dining, and entertainment facilities at Copper Mountain are divided into the East Village, The Village at Copper (or Center Village) and Union Creek.
East Village provides access to expert terrain on the northeast face of the mountain and Union Creek is predominantly the beginner or learning part of the mountain. There are many vacation rental, chalet rental and condo rental options available.
The resort is open from November through to April and Colorado is renowned for its sunny, blue-sky days
along with some of the best powder in the world. Copper Mountain is known locally as "Colorado's Perfect Ski Mountain." It's naturally divided terrain which ranges from beginner to extreme assures that any type of skier will have a truly enjoyable experience. With over 2,400 lift-served acres, Copper Mountain is Summit County's largest ski and snowboard resort and it has world class accommodation, vacation rental and chalet rental choices.
Copper has something for all ages and abilities.
The ski area features beginner slopes on the western side of the mountain, intermediate slopes in the center, and expert terrain on the eastern side. Advanced "double black diamond" slopes are located on the two peaks above 12,000 feet (Copper and Union Peaks), including four expert-only bowls: Copper Bowl, Union Bowl, Spaulding Bowl, and Resolution Bowl. Copper Mountain Ski Resort has 2,465 acres of in-bounds terrain under lease from the United States Forest Service, White River National Forest, Dillon
Copper Mountain is the starting point of Colorado's Copper Triangle, a road cycling circuit
that is the home of the Colorado Cyclist Copper Triangle Alpine Cycling Classic.
Most accommodations, vacation rentals and chalet rentals are just steps away from the mountain and gives you access to the Copper Mountain Athletic Club, featuring a 25-yard pool, weight room, cardio equipment, hot tubs, saunas and steam rooms.
Winter enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy the thrill of Copper's snow tubing hill. Other activities include ice skating, the Copper Mountain Racquet and Athletic Club, Snowmobile Tours, Spa treatments, Apres ski and other on and off snow events.
It is convenient shuttle service throughout the resort, free outlying parking and pay parking within an easy walk to the base area. Copper Mountain is also served by the Summit Stage bus that provides free transportation throughout Summit County.