Copper Mountain kicks off ski season this weekend

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Courtesy Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain turned on the lifts and opened the parking
lot gates today, marking opening day with live music and discounted tickets to
Copper’s new indoor/outdoor terrain park training area.

Copper, claiming an 18-inch base, has three lifts and four
trails open, totaling 60 acres. The open trails are the Main Vein and Rhapsody
trails accessed American Eagle lift, the Ptarmigan Trail accessed by the
Excelerator lift, as well as the Eagle Jib Park with multiple box, rail and
jump features. The Easy Rider lift, with access to beginner’s terrain, is also
open.

Copper will be celebrating opening weekend with an event
called Lift Off, which will feature The Rapture, with the Heyday and DJ Mike
Relm opening. Copper is also opening Woodward at Copper, a 20,000-square-foot
facility complete with foam pits, trampolines, and skate park obstacles to
train those who wish to get tricky.