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Skiing in Copper Mountain, Boulder, Colorado USA

Average Snowfall:
282 in/716.3 cm
Vertical Drop:
2601 ft/793 m
Base Elevation:
9712 ft/2960 m
Top Elevation:
12313 ft/3753 m
Longest path down:
2.8 mi/4.5 km
Berthoud Pass is located between Idaho Springs and Winter Park and is one of the closest areas in Denver for skiing. It belongs to Boulder County and is just an hour away.

The top of the pass is at 11.307 ft/3.446 m and has access to a wide array of backcountry stashes. Copper Mountain is located at 75 mi/120.7 km away from Denver. The spot represents a perfect ski destination with 282 in/716.3 cm of average snowfall, in 2465 ac/9.97 km² of skiable area and a village that feels like neighborhood.

Base elevation on Copper Mountain is at 9712 ft/2960 m and top elevation is at 12313 ft/3753 m. Vertical Drop is at 2601 ft/793 m. There are 126 marked trails, with the longest run being up to 1.7 mi/2.8 km and the longest path down to 2.8 mi/4.5 km. Snowmaking covers 380 ac/1.54 km².

Chair-lifts are 22 totally with 1 six person high speed lift, 5 triple chairlifts, 7 surface lifts, 4 high speed quads and 5 double chairlifts. Lift capacity is 32324 skiers/hour.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Denver
78.3 mi / 126 km, 1 hr 28 mins
Go on I-70W to Grand Jct. Take exit 195 to CO-91 Sto Copper Mountain/Leadville. In 0.9 miles turn right and then in 0.1 more miles turn right to Ten mile cir. Take the first turn on the left to Wheeler Cir and keep going. Your destination should be on your left.
BY AIR
Denver International Airport,
101 mi / 162.5 km
BY TRAIN

Take any Amtrak train from anywhere in Colorado. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

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