by Steph Sweeney
As we slowly made our way up the road full of dirt and rocks, the mountain felt different. It took me a few minutes to recognize some of my favorite trails and I thought ‘huh, who knew all this green grass was here?’ and ‘whoa, that looks way steeper without snow.’ While the winter is tranquil in its own way, there’s something even more peaceful now. I chalk it up to the people - or lack thereof - and all the wildlife we saw along the way.
SEATTLE—July 9, 2018 -- Explore the Colorado Rocky Mountains and try something new this summer with experiences and classes through REI’s Adventure Station now available at Copper Mountain. From guided stargazing complete with beer and wine to summiting a 13er to sharpening backcountry survival skills, a menu of programs offer unique Colorado experiences throughout the summer months. Highlights for brand-new summer experiences include:
July Heats Up at Copper with New REI Music on the Mountain Campout, and Events and Festivals for All Ages
July Heats Up at Copper with New REI Music on the Mountain Campout, and Events and Festivals for All Ages to Enjoy
No, really. Get out there! One of the most iconic things you can do in Colorado during the summer is hike. Combine the beautiful weather with incredible views and you’ve got a perfect way to spend a day. Not to mention the great exercise you’ll get. Copper and the surrounding areas offer trails suitable for all ages and skill levels.
by Lisa Blake
There’s nothing better than a mountain wedding. The excitement of the milestone event and celebration of love combined with the tranquility of pine-laced and snow-dusted peaks under a deep only-in-Colorado blue sky is an intoxicating romantic elixir.
By Kate Hill
Kate Hill is a freelance writer and editor. When she’s not writing, she’s probably reading, hiking, camping, skiing, or sailing. You can learn more about her work and her writing at katedeanhill.com
The month of May has been a busy one for our operations crews! If you haven't heard, both the American Eagle and American Flyer lifts are being replaced for the 2018-19 winter season. The Eagle will be a combination lift of gondola cabins and 6-person chairs while the Flyer will be a 6-person chair with bubble enclosures. Also, a brand new entry monument is currently being built! Stay tuned for more updates throughout the summer.
American Eagle and American Flyer Update
When your meeting is not in session, extracurricular activities are a great team building opportunity but also a way to experience the local area. Copper and Summit County area offer plenty to do when you’re not up to official business. Here are five things you should build into your itinerary: