Cooper Ski Resort

OntheSnow Visitors Choice
# 5Small Ski Area in North America
# 5Small Ski Area in United States
# 4Beginner Terrain in Colorado
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Cooper is located 9 miles north of Leadville and is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this season. 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 39 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, a Mountaintop Yurt and the cafeteria.

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Cooper Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

57"
35"
24"
12"
0"
0"
Nov
32"
Dec
26"
Jan
46"
Feb
47"
Mar

Terrain Overview

18%
Beginners Runs
26%
Intermediate Runs
32%
Advanced Runs
24%
Expert Runs
62
Runs in Total
1.4 mi
Longest Run
480 ac
Skiable Terrain

Total Lifts: 5

0
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
0
High Speed Quads
0
Quad Chairs
1
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

11700'
Summit
1200'
Vertical Drop
10500'
Base
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