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Cooper Ski Resort

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Overview

Cooper is located 9 miles north of Leadville. It has soft all-natural snow and views of Colorado’s highest peaks, Mt. Elbert & Mt. Massive.  The terrain includes cruisers, glades, bumps, and powder across 64 runs. The base elevation is 10,500 ft with a 1200 ft vertical drop. Snowcat skiing access on Chicago Ridge includes 2600 acres of powder, bowls, and timber skiing.  Restaurants include Katie O’Rourke’s Irish Pub, Base Camp Cafe, Timberline Taproom, and the Ridgeview Cafe.

No lodging within walking distance. Motels, hotels, condos, and B & Bs available in Leadville.

Restaurants

Restaurants include Katie O’Rourke’s Irish Pub, Base Camp Café, Timberline Taproom and the Ridgeview Café.

Inside Scoop

Ski School offers private and semi-private ski and snowboard lessons. Ski & snowboard rental and repair are available on site. Cooper has four restaurants. First aid at area, hospital in town

Plan Your Trip

Cooper Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

57"
36"
24"
12"
0"
8"
Nov
39"
Dec
44"
Jan
41"
Feb
48"
Mar
14"
Apr
1"
May
0"
Jun

Terrain Overview

19%
Beginners Runs
25%
Intermediate Runs
31%
Advanced Runs
25%
Expert Runs
64
Runs in Total
1.4 mi
Longest Run
480 ac
Skiable Terrain

Total Lifts: 5

1
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

11700'
Summit
1200'
Vertical Drop
10500'
Base

Important Dates

December 11, 20212021/12/11
Projected Opening
April 17, 20222022/04/17
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
126
Days Open Last Year
77
Years Open
260"
Average Snowfall
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