Copper Mountain Activities in Summit County

Copper Mountain is one of Summit County’s four ski resorts served by Peak 1 Express mountain shuttle.  With a wide range of activities for all age ranges, Copper is the perfect winter vacation destination. After a day of skiing or riding, you can hit the tubing hill or go for an evening sleigh ride. If you are looking for a different adventure, Copper offers dog sledding, ice skating, and snowshoeing in addition to a range of restaurants, shops, and attractions in its three distinct villages. Our Breckenridge Airport Shuttle services the Copper Mountain resort area year-round!

Skiing and Snowboarding 866.841.2481

Copper Mountain offers over 2,400 acres of skiable terrain making it one of the largest ski resorts in Colorado. It is one of the few mountains where is terrain is divided by difficulty, ranging from beginner to expert. Additionally, it has several terrain parks, free cat skiing and great back bowls. Located just off of I-70, it is usually the least crowded mountain in Summit County!

Tubing Hill 866.416.9874

Whether you’re looking for a great way to end a day of skiing or a family activity that even the non-skiers will enjoy, don’t miss out on Copper’s tubing hill.  With single and double tubes, plus four lanes of banked curves, jumps and long run outs tubing offers plenty of options for everyone.  Best of all, the tubing hill stays open into the evening, giving you plenty of time to hit the slopes.

Critterland

Looking for a place for the little ones to play? Critterland provides kids 6 and under with a safe place to play including mazes, a small tubing hill of their own, as well as a tubing carousel.

Woodward at Copper 888-350-1544

Whether you’re brand new to freestyle or a certified “park rat” Woodward is the place to perfect your terrain park skills. This indoor training facility is open all year with various jumps and rails including foam pits. After a mandatory introductory session, you can practice your skills for a few hours or a whole day. First timers can get a feel for the terrain park experience while experienced freestylists can push their skills to new levels.

Snowshoeing 970-968-2882 ext. 45862

The perfect way to experience winter in Colorado!  Enjoy the crisp mountain air and the stunning scenery on the free snowshoeing tours that are offered daily.  The friendly mountain ambassadors will provide information about the area and a basic orientation to snowshoeing for first timers. It’s a great way to stretch your legs while learning about the Rocky Mountains. Advanced trips leave at 10 am and beginner/family oriented trips leave at 1pm.

Cross Country Skiing

Just 10 minutes from Copper, the Frisco Nordic Center offers a vast network of trails from beginner to advanced.  Day passes and season tickets are available, and numerous events and activities are available on-site.

Dog Sledding 719 486-9899

The ultimate snow experience!  Try your skills at being a dog musher, just a short drive from Copper Mountain, and fly through snow with your own dog team.  Alpine Adventures offers one hour and two hour dog sledding trips, perfect for trying out dog sledding for the first time. Your guide will teach you everything you need to know including how to steer the sled, hooking up the team, and more!

Sleigh Rides 970-968-2232

Enjoy the quiet tranquility of the mountains as you float over the snow!  Copper Mountain Stables offers scenic sleigh rides through the valley of the Ten Mile Mountain Range or an evening filled with sleigh rides, treats, music and an open fire. In the summer, the Stables offers trail rides on the mountain.