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Copper’s 22-foot “Main Vein” halfpipe is open for 2014-15 shred

Copper’s 22-foot “Main Vein” halfpipe is open for 2014-15 shred

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Thanks to a hefty amount of snowfall and the hardworking crews at Copper Mountain, the ski area has officially completed its 22-foot halfpipe for the 2014-15 season. Visitors of Copper will be able to show their stuff in the “Main Vein” beginning on Saturday and Sunday, November 29 and 30. The pipe will then be reserved for The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe event on December 1 through 6. Following the Grand Prix, the “Main Vein” will be re-opened to the general public to boost all season long.

Copper Mountain has also announced that Woodward Copper will extend options for guests visiting the ski area over this holiday weekend to the opening of “Lower Central Park.”

For more information, see the press release below.

Press Release provided by Copper Mountain:

Copper Mountain, Colorado — Thanks to all of the recent snowfall and hard work by Copper Mountain’s operations crew, guests have another reason to be thankful this week with the opening of the 22 foot Main Vein Superpipe on Saturday, Nov. 29. The Main Vein Superpipe will be open to the public Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. then will reopen to public following the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Dec. 1-6. In addition to the Main Vein Superpipe, Woodward Copper extends options for guests visiting over the holiday weekend with the additional opening of Lower Central Park.

Celebrate all that is Woodward Copper with Woodward Remix Saturday, Nov. 29. The day’s events kick off with the annual Yam Jam Rail Competition from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Set to take place on Lower Bouncer in Copper Mountain’s Center Village, skiers and riders of all levels are invited to compete for prizes such as cash, Woodward Copper summer camps and more. Registration will be available on site in Copper’s Center Village from 10 – 10:30 a.m. Guests are invited to visit the Barn for free sessions from 2 – 8 p.m. and the viewing of Absinthe’s newest film “Heavy Mental” at 8 p.m. Find more information at www.coppercolorado.com.

Athletes from around the world are set to compete at Copper Mountain at the 2015 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Dec. 1-6. Freeskiing and snowboarding athletes will take to the 22’ Main Vein Superpipe located in Copper’s Center Village in pursuit of a world championship title and $400,000 in prize money. The competition kicks off on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 8:30 a.m. with qualifiers and continues through the weekend with finals on Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6. Spectators can check out the action at the Main Vein Superpipe via foot from Copper’s Center Village or via ski or snowboard from the Main Vein trail. For more information, visit www.coppercolorado.com.

Visit www.coppercolorado.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging steals, event details, and more. Stay in the loop all year long at www.facebook.com/CopperMtn or @CopperMtn on Twitter.

Related: Gallery – #FreeskierFest invades Woodward at Copper Barn, wild action ensues

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