Copper Mountain Deals & Travel Info

If you drive down I-70 in Summit County you can’t miss this resort. It sits just off of the interstate and it provides an even range of skiing for all abilities. The resort village is notable, but it is generally a level or two below Vail or Aspen when it comes to luxury, size, dining, and amenities etc. It is also notably located in the middle of several resorts that are owned by Vail resorts. That list includes Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, and Beaver Creek.

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Mountain Stats

Copper Mountain Ski Resort Highlights

Looking up at the mountain, you will find all the beginner skiing to the right. As you glance across the mountain to the looker’s left, you will see the trails get progressively harder.

copper mountain scenic view over I70

Getting to Copper Mountain

Initially, you can fly into Denver or the Eagle County airport. Copper Mountain is a 1.5-hour drive down I-70 from Denver. You’ll follow I-70 Westbound until you reach the Copper Mountain exit. Copper mountain can also be accessed from the south via Fremont Pass.

Copper Mountain, CO FAQ

Copper Mountain Ski Resort is made up of 3 Villages. The East Village is closest to the free parking lots and a wonderful place to start. The Center Village is filled with restaurants and shops. The West Village is where you will find the Schoolhouse of Copper Mountain. That is a great place for beginners to start.

Copper Mountain is an excellent choice for beginners and novice skiers. Copper Mountain is perfect for progression. You will notice the slopes become more challenging as you move from the west side of the mountain to the east side.

Frisco is the closest town. Copper Mountain is minutes from the restaurants, breweries and shops of downtown Frisco.

Copper Mountain contains a wonderful family-friendly atmosphere. From ski lessons to expert slopes, there is something for everyone in the family. Copper Mountain has bundles of beginner slopes for the family.

Copper Mountain prides itself on the après-ski vibe they have created over the years. The après-ski activities, bars, and meals will keep you around long through the night.

Trail Maps

Front Side

copper mountain trail map front side

Spaulding Bowl

copper mountain spaulding bowl trail map

Copper Bowl

copper mountain copper bowl trail map on backside of mountain

View the full-size trail maps available on Copper Mountain’s official website here.

Copper Mountain chairlift over the top to back bowls

Tips for Skiing at Copper Mountain

Start in the East Village. The East Village features two free parking lots: the Alpine Lot and Far East Lot. The short, brisk walk is sure to warm you up as you head to the closest chairlift, the Super Bee lift.

Ski Spaulding Bowl for the steepest slopes in Copper Mountain. To access the most expert terrain of Copper Mountain, hop on the Storm King lift. As you exit the lift, the chutes of Spaulding Bowl will be to your left and to the right will be the Upper Enchanted Forest, which is another expert slope with vast tree runs!

Upgrade your pass to Fast Tracks. Copper Mountain can get rather crowded, so consider upgrading your pass to Fast Tracks this season. You’ll gain access to express lanes at select lifts and 30 minutes of early access each morning.

Ski the back bowls on powder days. The backside of Copper Mountain is home to the Copper Bowl, a great place for epic expert skiing.