Visit Copper Mountain Colorado

Visit Copper Mountain Colorado

Copper Mountain is a resort town located about 75 miles west of Denver on the west end of Summit County. The resort is divided into 3 villages – East Village, Center Village and West Village which are home to mountain biking and skiing trails, nordic skiing trails, golf course, shops, restaurants and plenty of activities for children. The resort put in 2 new lifts just in time for the 2018-2019 ski season which will increase the distribution of skiers around the mountain much more efficiently. Copper Mountain is also home to Copper Woodward, a progression training facility for action sports which also hosts camps during the summer and winter.

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Copper Mountain Weather

Sitting at 9,712' with a summit elevation of 12,313', Copper is a high alpine environment which means it's very important to plan layers for a day on the mountain. At this elevation, temperatures range between 27-75 degrees in the summers and 0 to mid-40s in the winters. Day to night, and hour by hour, temperature changes can be significant so always prepare for all types of weather throughout your stay. Wool layers are highly recommended.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average High 31 34 39 46 56 67 73 71 64 54 39 32
Average Low 0 3 11 18 27 34 39 38 31 22 11 3

Transportation to Copper Mountain

There are many options to get to Copper Mountain. Airlines fly into Denver International Airport, and ground transportation options range from ride shares, shuttles, rental cars and buses to take you up the I-70 corridor to the mountains of Summit County, Colorado.

Denver International Airport is the largest airport which is 90 miles east of Summit County. Eagle County Regional Airport is another option which is 65 miles west of Summit County near Vail, Colorado. If you are planning to drive a rental car, we highly recommend that as you book your flights to Colorado you also reserve your vehicle ahead of time as it is often difficult to find a rental car on arrival.
If you are considering driving be sure you are prepared for winter conditions in the mountains. During the winter, CDOT issues chain laws which require all vehicles to have 4WD, AWD and/or snow tires or chains when the chain law is in effect. Plan to leave early when going to or from the airport as driving conditions in the area can change at any time and traffic is common.
Rental car services are recommended for travel to this location.

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