Colorado Mountain Express (CME) provides professional, reliable shared ride shuttles, charter van and private car services from Denver International airport to your favorite Colorado Mountain Resorts including Copper Mountain. There is complimentary WI-Fi onboard all CME vehicles. For the most up-to-date rates and information, please book online here: CME reservations. If you don't want to book online, please call the reservation center at 800.525.6363 and reference ‘COPPERCONDOS’ as a profile ID.
Copper Mountain's and Summit County's free bus and shuttle services are second to none in Colorado ski areas.
The Summit Stage operates an incredible year-round, free shuttle service all over Summit County. You hop on at one of the stops with or without your skis and enjoy free transportation to ski or shop in other towns and resorts within Summit County. Call the Summit Stage at (970) 668-0999 or visit their website for route and schedule information.
The Copper Mountain Free Shuttle is another absolutely free shuttle service that operates exclusively at Copper Mountain. These buses run from 7am − 11pm, 7 Days a Week from November 2nd, 2012 − April 14th, 2013. There are 6 Copper Mountain free shuttle routes. The stops and routes are clearly marked around all of the Copper villages, and on the shuttles.
In addition to the existing free Copper shuttle buses, the Copper Free Ride provides door-to-door, on-demand, transportation for skiers and riders, and is an open-air electric cart, holding 6 passengers. It is available from 8:30 to 11am and 3 to 5:30pm. The buses can be flagged down by guests desiring a ride, or the service can be requested by calling 970 556-8687. Riders should call 15 to 20 minutes before their desired pick-up time.
Copper Coach is another free, on-call service providing transport to and from all areas of Copper Mountain. Transportation on Call is designed as an in-resort 14-passenger taxi service, available to transport guests dining in East Village but lodging in the Center Village, or homeowners in Lewis Ranch getting to Center Village chairlifts before the West Village lifts open for the season. Call 970-368-2002
Copper Mountain offers season passes and daily lift tickets.
Ski/Snowboard Equipment Rentals
Breeze Rentals operates in two convenient locations. One is on Copper Road in Copper Mountain, and the other is on Summit Blvd in Frisco, just 10 minutes from Copper Mountain. Our lodging guests receive a 25% discount when equipment is reserved online.
Door 2 Door Ski and Snowboard Rental Delivery is a concept that has forever changed the way people are renting equipment while on vacation. It doesn't get any easier than this: book your rentals in advance and Christy Sports will bring your ski and snowboard equipment to you! http://www.d2dskis.com/cc
Ski & Ride School
Copper Mountain Ski & Ride School offers a variety of half-day and full-day lessons.
We do not require our guests to purchase Travel Insurance, however, we highly recommend it to protect your investment in case of an unexpected problem that prevents you from taking your trip. Many of our guests purchase CSA Travel Protection: http://www.csatravelprotection.com/
Even More Winter Activities at Copper Mountain & Beyond
Our concierge service, High Country Activities, offers custom vacation planning, with bookings for transportation, winter and summer activities, and guest services including ski rentals, lift ticket advice, grocery delivery, catering and event planning, wedding assistance, and family reunion coordination . Call Jane at 970-389-8214.
Frisco Nordic Center
18454 Colorado Highway 9, Frisco, CO 80443. 970-668-0866
Directions: From the intersection of Frisco Main Street & SH9, turn right (south) and travel 1/2 mile on Hwy 9, take a left turn at the top of the hill by the Hospital onto Recreation Way and follow the signs to the Nordic Center on your right near the free parking.
There's a good reason the Frisco Nordic Center hosts the Frisco Gold Rush, Colorado's oldest and most popular cross-country ski race. The center features some of the best Nordic terrain in the state on 18 kilometers of groomed skating and classic track on the Frisco Peninsula, with incredible views of Dillon Reservoir, the Gore Range and the Tenmile Range. The center offers group and private lessons and even a "Learn to Ski Frisco Free" program, available weekdays with one-day advance notice. After skiing, enjoy the cozy lounge, where there's full-service ski shop, sun decks, picnic areas, play areas for children and a fire pit for roasting marshmallows. Nearby is the Frisco tubing hill and terrain park, and Two Below Zero dinner sleigh rides, which depart from the same location. Hours of operation: Mid-November - early April (weather-dependent): 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Copper's Snow Tubing Hill is conveniently located off I-70 at Exit 195, in the East Village of Copper Mountain at the base of the Super Bee lift. Tickets and rates are available here. Free and easy parking is available in the Alpine Parking Lot, with a free shuttle right into the East Village. Limited parking is available after 3pm in the Wheeler Lot, East Village.
Snowmobiling is offered by two companies near Copper Mountain:
White Mountain Tours is Colorado’s highest-altitude snowmobile tour company and has been providing a safe and unique experience for guests under the same local ownership for more than 20 years. Location: 6492 Highway 91, Leadville, Colorado 80461.
Good Times Adventures offers snowmobiling, dog sledding and snowmobile tours and is just minutes from downtown Breckenridge, providing access to some of the most scenic spots in Summit County. Location: 6061 Tiger Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424.
Whitewater rafting with KODI Rafting is a great way to enjoy a unique Colorado experience. For nearly 30 years KODI Rafting has provided guided raft trips on some of Colorado’s most spectacular rivers. With more than 30 raft trips on six Colorado rivers, KODI provides something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a scenic family float trip, a wild whitewater challenge, an inflatable kayak adventure, stand-up paddle boarding, or Saddle Paddle adventures that include a full day of horseback riding and whitewater rafting, KODI Rafting is your rafting contact.
Raft trips start at $43 for children and $48 for adults. KODI has outposts in Frisco, Buena Vista, Idaho Springs and Kremmling, CO. Office location: 503 Main Street, Frisco, CO 80443. 970-668-1548
Lake Dillon Reservoir is Summit County's water playground. Contact Frisco Bay Marina to schedule some fun on the water. At 9,017 feet in elevation, the marina/boating season is very weather dependent, but it typically runs from early June to early or mid September. The Frisco Bay Marina is located at the east end of Main St. at 902 E. Main St., Frisco. (970) 668-4334. Weather permitting, the Frisco Bay Marina offers:
- Canoe and kayak rentals
- Powerboat rentals
- Sailboat lessons, rentals, tours and paddleboats rentals
- Lake Dillon Water Taxi
- Bar & Grill
- Marina Park with kids playground (Perfect for picnics!)
Golf to your heart's content without even leaving Copper Mountain Resort. Copper Creek Golf Course is the highest championship golf course in America! Experts say your ball goes farther in the altitude, and you can check it out right at Copper Mountain Resort.
Never played disc golf? No worries. You'll get it without even reading the rules. Just buy a spicial disc golf frisbee at one of the sports shops, and you're set. The Peak One disc golf course in Frisco generally opens near Memorial Day, weather permitting, and closes the course near Halloween, weather permitting. During the season the course at the Frisco Peninsula stays open seven days a week from 6am – 10pm, and it's free.
In Summit County, you'll love the new challenges of biking in the mountains or on trails at high altitudes. Peak Sports is conveniently located in the Copper Junction building in Copper's Center Village. Our lodging guests receive a 25% discount when bikes are reserved online in advance.
Rent a 4x4 JEEP from Mountain High Rentals. 1-800-955-0807
For your kayaking adventure, visit Ten Mile Creek Kayaks conveniently located right of I70 exit 201, next to Frisco’s only kayak play park on Ten Mile Creek, where your can start your kayaking adventure down this class 3 creek section until you reach Lake Dillon. For the more advanced creek enthusiast there are class 4 and 5 sections, that will put your skills to the test. Additionally the Upper & Low Blue, Eagle River, Clear Creek and the mighty Colorado are just a short drive away. 970-668-9294.
Downhill Mountain Biking
You and your mountain bike can take a ride up the American Eagle chairlift and then ride down. Or take in the views, have lunch at Solitude Station, and then ride down. Rent all the road/mountain/burley bikes you can handle at Gravitee or Peak Sports, both located in Center Village. Mountain Bike Hauls Begin July 1 (weather dependent). And weather permitting, the Eagle lift runs daily from 10am-4pm. $15/day. Peak Sports is conveniently located in the Copper Junction building in Copper's Center Village. Our lodging guests receive a 25% discount when bikes are reserved online in advance.
Summit County Recreation path
Take advantage of our paved network of paths that connect Copper Mountain, Frisco, Breckenridge, Keystone and Dillon and go all around Dillon Reservoir. The path is for non-motorized users, primarily cyclists, but walkers and runners are also welcome. The rec-path also connects Summit County to Vail, in Eagle County, via Vail Pass to the West. To the east, the path descends through the spectacular mountain scenery of Tenmile Canyon on its way to Frisco. That section of the path is popular with downhill longboarders. Sections of the path can be used in the winter for cross-country skiing, but other parts are closed because of avalanche danger. Summit County plows the rec-path as soon as possible in the spring, but opening dates vary depending on snow. Some sections are usually open by late April. You can find detailed information, including maps, of the rec-path at this Summit County website. Bike hauls are also available. Peak Sports is conveniently located in the Copper Junction building in Copper's Center Village. Our lodging guests receive a 25% discount when bikes are reserved online in advance.
Summit County fishing
Copper Mountain is in the middle of some of the best high country fishing in Colorado, including Clinton Gulch Reservoir, which harbors a population of rare and beautiful cutthroat trout, the only trout native to the state. Get information on fishing and licenses from the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife. West Tenmile Creek, running through the heart of the resort, is stocked with rainbows and browns, with great fishing right in the village. A series of ponds along Interstate 70 between Copper Mountain and Frisco are also well stocked with fish, including feisty and elusive brook trout. Near Silverthorne, the Blue River is designated as a catch-and-release Gold Medal trout stream, full of big browns. Rainbow trout are also making a comeback after being devastated by whirling disease in the 1990s. Farther north, Green Mountain Reservoir even has Kokanee Salmon, and some hearty anglers enjoy ice fishing on Dillon Reservoir all winter long.
Blue River Anglers is your contact for Summit County's fly fishing guide and fly shop.
Woodward at Copper is a year round ski and snowboard program offering winter day camps and week-long summer camps. Woodward at Copper offers the Barn, the first indoor ski and snowboard training facility with trampolines, foam pits, and Snowflex jumps dedicated to terrain park and pipe progression. Campers develop their tricks in the Woodward at Copper Barn and perfect them in Copper Mountain's winter and summer terrain parks and pipe. 970-968-3400
Frisco Historic Park & Museum preserves and promotes the heritage and history of the mountain town of Frisco. Workers and volunteers present an excellent educational museum experience to the community and its visitors, connecting the past, present and future to the world around us. Call 970-668-3428 for hours and more information.
Georgetown Loop Railroad offers a ride to remember. The beauty of the rugged Rocky Mountains surrounds you as an old-time steam locomotive or powerful diesel locomotive winds up the Clear Creek canyon. You'll pass by remains of gold and silver mines and breathtaking views along the line, in fully enclosed or open cars. Great family fun for kids of all ages. 888-456-6777.
The Frisco-Copper Information Center offers a knowledgeable staff, free computer access, free wi-fi, printing capabilities, and a comfortable setting. Located at 300 Main Street, Frisco. 800-424-1554. This information center is the place to go for maps, brochures on activities, insight on dining options, and suggestions for where to find that perfect Frisco gift, or what to do on Copper Mountain.
Copper Mountain - Located off I-70, 1.5 hours west of Denver off I-70. 866-841-2481
Breckenridge - Located off I-70, two hours west of the Denver International Airport. 970-496-7529
Keystone - Located off I-70, 1.5 hours west of the Denver International Airport. 811-328-1323
Arapahoe Basin - Located 68 miles west of Denver, in Summit County, Colorado. 970-513-5742
Loveland - Located on the Continental Divide just 53 miles west of Denver. 303-569-3203 x172
FedEx/Kinko’s offers printing, shipping, packing, and business services. Print from your Smart Phone (fedex.com/printandgo). Hold-for-Pickup service Mon. through Sat. Notary services available by appointment. Located near the City Market Grocery at 324 Dillon Ridge Way, Dillon, CO 80435. 970-262-6121.
Summit Voice is your online independent news source for Summit County, Colorado, and beyond. Outstanding local photography, weather analysis and environmental reporting.
Summit Daily is Summit County’s newspaper of record. Good for schedule of local events and local ads.
Call 911 in case of emergency.
Copper Mountain Medical Clinic is a licensed, seasonal, emergent care clinic, located in Copper's Center Village. Open seven days a week during the ski season, and closed during the mud (summer) season. Walk-ins welcome. 970-968-2330
Summit Medical Center is a Level III Trauma Center serviced by Flight For Life® Colorado. Located just 10 minutes from Copper Mountain, in Frisco, this medical center provides Surgical, Emergency, Critical Care, Birth Center, Orthopedic, Radiology & Imaging, Summit Cardiology, and Summit Spine Services. 970-668-3300
Ask-A-Nurse Line is available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ask-A-Nurse call center is absolutely free to the caller. 800-327-6877
Belly Button Childcare is a Copper Mountain childcare facility that provides quality care and programming for children ages 6 months to 6 years. Located in Center Village in the Mountain Plaza Building, steps away from the American Eagle Lift. 866-416-9873
Resort Sitters is another trusted resource for babysitting in the Colorado High Country since 2001. They will come babysit in your unit. 970-513-4445
Baby's Away provides rentals of all types of baby equipment from highchairs to swings. If you make an advance reservation, they will bring the equipment to your property and set it up for you. 800-984-9030
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Just back from a ski trip at Copper where we stayed in Westlake 386. Leigh's communication with us was great. She gave us turn-by-turn directions that directed us to her condo. Once inside, we had everything we needed and were amazed at how clean and roomy the condo was. After a long day of skiing, we enjoyed sitting on the enclosed balcony and watching them groom the mountain for the next day. We were a little nervous that we were too far away from the ski lifts, but once we got there, we realized it was a very short walk. This was our first time to ski Copper and we will be back next year. I think we found our permanent ski vacation spot. Thanks Leigh!