Colorado’s ski season is underway; Copper Mountain now open for 2014-15 shred

Colorado’s ski season is underway; Copper Mountain now open for 2014-15 shred

Copper Mountain is officially open for the 2014-15 ski season. The resort kicks off the new winter season with four top-to-bottom trails accessible from the American Eagle, Excelerator and Easy Rider chairlifts. On top of the resort being open, the Woodward Copper facilities are now open as well. Colorado’s shred season is in full effect—get the goods as soon as you can, everyone.

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Photo by Tripp Fay | Copper Mountain Resort

For more information, see the press release below.

Press Release provided by Copper Mountain:

Copper Mountain, Colorado — The wait is over and winter is officially underway at Copper Mountain as skiers and riders took to the slopes today when the American Eagle Chairlift started turning at 9 a.m.

Throughout opening weekend, both American Eagle and Excelerator chairlifts and the Easy Rider surface lift will service Main Vein, Rhapsody, Ptarmigan and Easy Rider trails for top-to-bottom skiing and riding, plus Woodward Copper’s Eagle Jib Park, located off of the top of the American Eagle chairlift.

Last season, Copper Mountain launched Sherpa, the first on mountain intelligence app. This season, Copper launches Sherpa 2.0 with a new open source platform. Available for download from the iPhone store soon, guests can drop markers around the resort with their own voice for other skiers or riders or only allow a select few to hear these markers. Celebrity contributors will let you in on their favorite spots on the mountain, insider information and some of their favorite jokes to keep chairlift rides entertaining.

In preparation for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Championships, the U.S. Alpine Ski Team has begun training on Colorado snow at Copper Mountain. Copper will once again introduce the full roster of Olympic medalists and World Champion alpine skiers at the First Tracks Alpine Team Naming presented by Nature Valley on Saturday, Nov. 8. Kicking off the day, guests are invited to a poster-making party from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in the Copper Conference Center. Fans will lead the U.S. Ski Team athletes through Center Village into Burning Stones Plaza at 3:45 p.m. with the naming beginning at 4 p.m. An open autograph session will follow at 5 p.m. in the Copper Conference Center.

Bounce, jump and launch until your heart’s content at the Woodward Copper Barn, now open daily from 12 to 8 p.m. Save the date for the second annual Woodward Remix on Saturday, Nov. 29, including free intro-sessions and skate and BMX demos. More information at WoodwardCopper.com.

Lock in your snow days for the 2014/15 winter season with the Copper Season Pass and Copper 4-Pack, on sale now. Visit CopperColorado.com for more information.
Visit CopperColorado.com for lodging steals, event details and more. Stay in the loop all year long at www.facebook.com/CopperMtn or @CopperMtn on Twitter and Instagram.

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