Industry Press Release



Copper Mountain, CO (November 7, 2008) — Copper officially opened for the 08-09 season this morning at 9 a.m. Guests are enjoying terrain off the American Eagle lift as well as Opening Weekend specials throughout the Village at Copper.

Today guests are enjoying the intermediate Main Vein and Rhapsody trails under the American Eagle lift, as well as the Eagle Jib Park with 10 box and rail features. In addition, for those still perfecting their skiing and riding, Easy Rider lift and the enclosed learning area are also open.

  • Copper opened today with an 18″ base with 4″ of new snow in the past 72 hours and has almost 50 acres open.
  • For Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9, Copper will also open the Excelerator lift servicing intermediate terrain on Ptarmigan trail.
  • All lifts will open at 9 a.m., seven days a week until Dec. 19.
  • Season Passes are available for the 08/09 Winter season including the Rocky Mountain Super Pass Plus. New this season, Copper is offering a Woodward at Copper season pass upgrade, as well as the traditional Rocky Mountain Super Pass, Copper Season passes, Transfour Cards and Four Passes.

Opening weekend special:

Copper Savers opening weekend lodging package, starting from $99 per night for a hotel room, is the best way to enjoy Opening Weekend and get out on the snow, without having to fight traffic or the weather. Please call your Copper Vacation Specialists at 866-534-7443 to book your opening weekend lodging package. Restrictions may apply.