The American Eagle chairlift starts turning for the 2013-2014 season at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1 and at 8:30 a.m. on weekends and holidays. Throughout opening weekend, guests can experience top-to-bottom skiing and riding off the American Eagle chairlift and in the Easy Rider learning area. Woodward at Copper will feature over ten terrain park features in Woodward's Eagle Terrain Park, catering to all ability levels.
Sherpa, Copper's new on-mountain intelligence app, is expected to be available for use and free download starting opening weekend. Don't miss hands-free, real-time insider information, available to iPhone users for the first time at Copper; Android downloads will be available by mid-December. For the most up-to-date information on Sherpa including a demo video, visit www.coppercolorado.com/sherpa.
Throughout opening weekend guests can get lucky on Copper Mountain's Loot Lift, a contest based on the NYC hit Cash Cab. Guests riding the Loot Lift (aka the American Eagle chairlift) are randomly selected and quizzed on their ride to the top of the mountain, earning prizes as they go. Be sure to freshen up on Copper Mountain trivia; prizes include complimentary Copper lift tickets, village gift cards, GoPro cameras and more. For more information visit www.CopperColorado.com.
The newly renovated Woodward at Copper Barn will be open daily starting Saturday, Nov. 1, from 1:30 to 8:30 p.m. The GoPro Digital Media Lab will also be back in action in Burning Stones Plaza during the weekends starting on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. GoPro Hero 3 daily rentals are available to capture the day on the hill for only $29. Save the date for Woodward Remix, Nov. 30, including free public sessions, skate and BMX demos and free kids skate jams. More information at www.WoodwardatCopper.com.
The only full-length downhill training facility in the world available early season,The U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, opens for training on Copper's opening day. The U.S. Alpine Ski Team will begin their road to Sochi training on Colorado snow at Copper Mountain. The full team of Olympic hopefuls, including Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin will be introduced Friday, Nov. 8, during the Nature Valley First Tracks Alpine Team Naming – a free all American pep-rally open to the public to kick off the ski and snowboard season. The full day event allows fans to catch the U.S. Ski Team training, participate in a fan-led parade and official naming ceremony, followed by an athlete autograph session and headlining band The Swon Brothers, recent finalists on NBC's The Voice, in Burning Stones Plaza, located in Center Village.