• Unveiling of Sherpa, Copper’s new on-mountain audio intelligence app
  • Woodward at Copper terrain park features open in Woodward’s Eagle Terrain Park
  • Copper Mountain Loot Lift gives guests a chance to win big over opening weekend
  • U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain opens for Olympic training

 COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — October 29, 2013 — The American Eagle chairlift starts turning for the 2013-2014 season at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1 and at 8:30 a.m. on weekends and holidays. Throughout opening weekend, guests can experience top-to-bottom skiing and riding off the American Eagle chairlift and in the Easy Rider learning area. Woodward at Copper will feature over ten terrain park features in Woodward’s Eagle Terrain Park, catering to all ability levels.


Sherpa, Copper’s new on-mountain intellgence app, is expected to be avaliable for use and free download starting opening weekend. Don’t miss hands-free, real-time insider information, avaliable to iPhone users for the first time at Copper; Android downloads will be available by mid-December. For the most up-to-date information on Sherpa including a demo video, visit www.coppercolorado.com/sherpa.


Throughout opening weekend guests can get lucky on Copper Mountain’s Loot Lift, a contest based on the NYC hit Cash Cab. Guests riding the Loot Lift (aka the American Eagle chairlift) are randomly selected and quizzed on their ride to the top of the mountain, earning prizes as they go. Be sure to freshen up on Copper Mountan trivia; prizes include complimentary Copper lift tickets, village gift cards, GoPro cameras and more. For more information visit www.CopperColorado.com


The newly renovated Woodward at Copper Barn will be open daily starting Friday, Nov. 1, from 1:30 to 8:00 p.m. The GoPro Didgital Media Lab will also be back in action in Burning Stones Plaza during the weekends starting on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. GoPro Hero 3 daily rentals are avaliable to capture the day on the hill for only $29. Save the date for Woodward Remix, Nov. 30, including free sessions, skate and BMX demos and free kids skate jams. More information at WoodwardatCopper.com.


The only full-length downhill training faclility in the world avaliable early season,The U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, opens for training on Copper’s opening day. The U.S. Alpine Ski Team will begin their road to Sochi training on Colorado snow at Copper Mountian. The full team of Olympic hopefuls, including Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin will be introduced Friday, Nov. 8, during the Nature Valley First Tracks Alpine Team Naming - a free all American pep-rally open to the public to kick off the ski and snowboard season. The full day event allows fans to catch the U.S. Ski Team training, participate in a fan-led parade and official naming ceremony, followed by an athlete autograph session and headlining band The Swon Brothers, recent finalists on NBC’s The Voice, in Burning Stones Plaza, located in Center Village.


Visit CopperColorado.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging steals, event details, and more. Stay in the loop all year long at www.facebook.com/CopperMtn or @CopperMtn on Twitter.

Season Pass products prices are guaranteed until Nov. 4, the time is now to lock in your snow days for this winter, visit www.CopperColorado.com to renew online.

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Media Note

Opening day Skype interviews are available through the Copper Mountain media contacts below. Broadcast-quality photos and video footage from opening day will be available at CopperColorado.com/mediaroom. Please credit the photographer listed.


Media Contact

Austyn Williams, (970) 968-2318 ext. 38827, awilliams@coppercolorado.com

Stephanie Sweeney, (970) 968-2318 ext. 38849, ssweeney@coppercolorado.com