Options for biking at Copper Mountain include mountain biking, trail riding, and road biking. Mountain biking at the resort is served by a bike haul so riders of all abilites can enjoy, even first timers! For a ride with a group or children, consider the Vail Pass Bike Tour that will shuttle you up the mountain so you can cruise down. For the avid cyclist, consider challenging yourself to climb Vail Pass on the paved Summit County Recreation Path.
Lift-served mountain biking will be hosted out of the West Village via the Union Creek Quad Lift for summer 2019. Biking trails typically open the first weekend in July pending snowmelt and remain open through mid-September. Hiking and mountain biking access will still be available on the Colorado Trail through Copper. Copper will haul you and your mountain bike up the mountain on the chairlift, then you ride down their selection of easy, intermediate or advanced terrain trail choices.
Bike Haul Hours
10AM - 4PM Wether Permitting
Bike Rentals - Copper Sports Bike Shop
Rentals are available in Copper Sports Center Village and Copper Sports West Village locations.
Save up to 20% off the walk up rate by booking a bike rental online in advance.
8am - 6pm Sunday - Thursday
8am - 7pm Friday & Saturday.
Vail Pass Bike Tour and Rentals
The Vail Pass Bike Tour takes you on an exhilarating ride down the paved Summit County Recreation Path with beautiful mountain and stream views. You will start your tour at Pioneer Sports in Frisco where you will be fitted for a bike and safety gear before they drive you and your bikes up to the top of Vail Pass. Make your way down the pass and stop at Copper Mountain Resort and take in lunch or one many fun kid's actvities or scenic chair ride. Continue the ride toward Frisco as you pass by the beaver ponds and perhaps you may see the mountain goats who like to frequent near there. The path will take you through the quaint Town of Frisco which is full of little shops and restaurants. Stop for a bite to eat or homemade icecream and fudge at Footes Rest. The tour typically ends at the Frisco Marina, though you have the bike for the whole day take your time to explore and enjoy. You will return your bike to the shop when you are done.
Pioneer Sports has partnered with Colorado Rocky Mountain Resorts, and offers our guests 15% OFF bike rental and Vail Pass Shuttle. Just show your key or reservation when you make your reservation. Reserve bike rentals online with promo code CRMR15.
The Summit Conty Recreation Path is a paved trail system that runs from Keystone to Vail and connects Frisco, Copper, Dillon, and Breckenridge. This paved path is for multi-recreational use, and is fantastic for biking. Depending on which section of the path you choose, you will find challenging climbs, undulating hills, and open flats. The most challenging section of the path is the asscent to Vail Pass from Copper or Frisco. Starting from Copper Mountain Resort at 9,750 feet you will ride through wildflowers and enjoy views of the mountains as you follow the stream up to the pass. The 6 mile climb will leave you feeling acomplished 10,563 feet! The best part of the ride is the return back to Copper. You will surely have earned your turns as you cruise back down.Be sure to bring a water bottle and take breaks safely off the paved path when needed. This is considered a strenuous climb. Use the Summit County Recreation Path System map to plan your trip safely.