Copper Mountain Winter Activities

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Copper Mountain may be renowned for skiing, but this Rocky Mountain destination offers a bevy of winter activities to enjoy when you’re not on the slopes. In Copper you have easy access to endless recreation, thanks to Summit County’s great snow and terrain. Here are some of the fun and popular wintertime activities in Copper:

Copper Mountain Sleigh Rides

Sleigh rides are a magical way to experience the mountains. Hop on the back of a sleigh and settle in for a horse-drawn tour while sipping a hot chocolate.

Copper Mountain Snowshoeing

The Frisco Nordic Center offers 21 kilometers of groomed snowshoeing trails. For an ungroomed adventure, try the bike path that runs west from Copper Village to Vail Pass.

Copper Mountain snowmobiling

Take a thrilling snowmobile ride through the high country either on a groomed trail or off-trail as you explore scenic Summit County. From one-hour rides to all-day excursions, Copper snowmobile rides are breathtakingly beautiful and exciting.

Copper Mountain Cross-Country Skiing

Copper offers cross-country skiers more than 46 kilometers of groomed trails, perfect for gliding. In addition to groomed trails, the reputed Frisco Nordic Center offers gear rentals, lessons and racing. Even if you’ve never tried snowshoeing, Copper is the perfect place to do it. This easy-to-pick-up activity is great exercise and perfect for people of all abilities.

Copper Mountain Snow Tubing

Copper Mountain offers several lanes of snow tubing fun, enabling tubers to race one another side-by-side. The Stinger surface lift transports tubers up the hill, so you can conserve your energy for the descent!