Open Road Endless Stoke – Copper Mountain
This article was produced in partnership with IKON Pass, which encourages you to own the stoke across Colorado’s other iconic resorts, including Steamboat, Arapahoe Basin, Aspen and more.
Just feet from the I-70 corridor, Copper Mountain is a Summit County Colorado classic with naturally divided terrain that offers beginner skiing to the east, intermediate terrain in the middle, and expert skiing to the west. For experts exploring the west side, nothing beats the newly installed Tucker Mountain Lift that unlocks access to 273 acres of expert terrain every day of the week. For all of the CO park rats, a series of renowned Woodward Terrain Parks loom large at Copper Mountain.
Once the legs start to quake, give them a break with an early-evening spin on the Rocky Mountain Coaster. Stretching 5,800 feet and descending 430 vertical feet, it’s one of the longest mountain coasters in North America.
On The Road Near Copper Mountain:
Beau Jo’s, Idaho Springs
An icon all its own, Beau Jo’s Idaho Springs location is a piece of Colorado history. The originator of thick crust “Colorado Style” pizza, the Beau Jo’s pizza developed in parallel with the state’s ski industry – as skiers hit the hills, appetites for quality grub along the journey grew. Stop in at the Idaho Springs location and tuck into the well sauced, high-topped mountain pies that Beau Jo’s have become famous for.
The Ghost Town Of Dyersville
Situated on the Summit County side of Boreas Pass, and just under 40 minutes from the Copper Mountain base area, take a side-country road trip excursion to the Colorado ghost town of Dyersville. Founded as a mining outpost in 1881 and abandoned in approximately 1909, today, adventure-seeking snowshoe scramblers can explore nearly a dozen log cabins and roofless walls are that are still standing.
Stay Ready For Stoke
Across the Rocky Mountains and beyond, with destinations coast-to-coast, now is the time to call the crew and plan out your season of stoke. With of endless adventure at Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Aspen Snowmass, Copper Mountain, Arapahoe Basin, and Eldora Mountain resort, winter 21/22 is yours to own.