Santa and his elves will sky dive into the village, to light the Copper holiday tree Saturday, Nov. 25. There will be bonfires throughout the village along with Ben the Fire Juggler, a Torchlight Parade, and fireworks display, best viewed from Burning Stones Plaza.
While snow is expected throughout Thanksgiving week at Copper, the Summit County resort has their snow guns working overtime. More terrain has opened at Copper. At last count, there were 151 acres, with seven trails and five lifts (three quads, and two surface lifts). Ten features (boxes, rails and more) are available in the Eagle Jib Park for those who are into freeride.
Local ski and snowboard clubs from across the state and filling bus loads of kids and taking them to Copper, to get time on the snow there, because of their good conditions. The Copperopolis trail is closed to the public, and used for race training only.