Located just 75 miles west of Denver, CO, Copper Mountain is a mountain, ski resort and town with 2,465 acres of in-bounds terrain. The resort is made up of three pedestrian-friendly village areas, namely East Village, West Village (formerly Union Creek), and The Village at Copper (AKA Center Village) with accommodations, restaurants and bars, retail outlets, and a variety of activities for the whole family.
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1.White Mountain Tours
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White Mountain Tours is a snowmobile tour company that offers safe and unique experiences in Colorado’s spectacular terrain. Established over 25 years ago, the company offers guided standard two-hour tours over high mountain terrain at elevations from 11,000 to 12,000 feet, or high-performance rides through powder-filled backcountry bowls at the 'top of the world.' The company has a fleet of
Polaris 550 RMKs and Grand Touring snowmobiles and complimentary boots, coveralls, and helmets are provided. Tours are led by professional veteran guides with years of experience and are available during the winter season.
6492 CO-91, Leadville, CO 80461, Phone: 970-668-5323
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2.Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard
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Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard is a chain retail store that sells a wide range of ski and snowboard equipment, apparel and accessories for men, women, and children, as well as snowboard rental and ski rental equipment. Located slope-side in the East Village right next to the Super B Lift with parking available on Wheeler Circle, Christy Sports Ski, and Snowboard Copper Mountain has ski and snowboard rentals for everyone from first-timers to seasoned pros and has a team of experienced staff on hand to help with equipment selection, fittings, and more. Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard Copper Mountain is only open during winter.
104 Wheeler Place, Frisco, CO 80443, Phone: 970-968-2086
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© Woodward Copper
Woodward Copper is a co-ed residential summer camp for children between the ages of seven and 17 in the Summit County of the Rocky Mountains. Located 80 miles from Denver, Woodward Copper offers a variety of activities and adventures year-round, including action-packed sports like snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, scootering, freestyle mountain biking, and BMXing. Summer activities are held at the Pipeline Park which is located in the massive Central Park, while the winter program includes skiing and snowboarding lessons, and daily sessions at The Barn in the winter terrain park on Copper Mountain.
505 Copper Rd, Frisco, CO 80443, Phone: 888-350-1544
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4.Copper Creek Golf Club
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Copper Creek Golf Club is a par 69, 18-hole course with narrow fairways, many water features, dramatic changes of elevation that offers a challenging game for all levels of golfer. Designed by Pete and Perry Dye and opened in 1986, the course measures 6057 yards from the longest tees, a slope rating of 117 and a starting elevation of 9,700 feet and a tee at 9,863 feet, making it the highest golf course in the country. Boasting spellbinding views of the Ten Mile Range, the course features four sets of tees for golfers with different skill levels, and seasonal passes are available.
760 Copper Road, Copper Mountain, CO 80443, Phone: 970-968-6840
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5.Copper Mountain Spa, Racquet and Athletic Club
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The Copper Mountain Spa, Racquet and Athletic Club offers a variety of exercise options and pampering spa services and features a 25-yard swimming pool, a Cardio Center with stationary bikes, stair climbers, treadmills, a rowing machine, and elliptical trainers, and a weight room with free weights and Cybex equipment. A full-service day spa has several hot tubs, a co-ed hot tub, saunas, and steam rooms, and a locker room and racquetball courts are available for an extra fee. The spa offers pampering services including massages, facials, deep tissue treatments, and more. The Copper Mountain Spa, Racquet and Athletic Club is open seven days a week.
509 Copper Rd, Frisco, CO 80443, Phone: 970-968-3025
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6.Frisco Historic Park & Museum
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The Frisco Historic Park & Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and heritage of the town of Frisco. Known as one of the areas most significant heritage attractions, the Town of Frisco has a rich history dating back to the 12th century when early Ute tribes settled in the area and played an essential role in the development of the area. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Frisco Historic Park & Museum features a collection of artifacts and structures that tell the story of Frisco and its people. The museum also hosts regular lectures and workshops, tours of the museum, and guided hikes around the town.
120 Main Street, Frisco, CO 80443, Phone: 970-668-3428
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7.Sugar Lips Mini Donuts
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Sugar Lips Mini Donuts is a locally-owned and operated coffee shop that makes and serves fresh mini donuts with a variety of toppings along with freshly brewed coffee in the heart of beautiful Copper Mountain Resort. The food menu features an array of mini donuts with both classic and fancy toppings, as well as Mini Donut Ice Cream Sundaes and hand-dipped ice creams served on an assortment of cones or bowls. The drinks menu offers Frisco's Rocky Mountain Coffee Roasters coffee and espresso, along with a variety of hot and cold drinks.
275 Ten Mile Cir, Frisco, CO 80443, Phone: 970-968-2520
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8.JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern
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Located at the base of the Super B lift at the Copper Creek Golf Course, JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern is a turn-of-the-century tavern that serves classic American cuisine and drinks from an open kitchen against a backdrop of beautiful golf views. The restaurant serves a variety of favorites like wood-fired pizza, burgers and fries, gourmet sandwiches, freshly prepared salads, and prime steaks. Signature dishes on the menu include Pescado Ennegrecido, Salmon de la Parilla, Achiote Pork, and Beef Asada, and the full-service bar offers happy hours with cocktails, shots, and draft specials. JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern also hosts live local music during the winter.
102 Wheeler Circle, Frisco, CO 80443, Phone: 970-968-3062
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© CB Grille
C.B. Grille is a stylish and sophisticated restaurant with a full-service bar that serves elevated American fare and a robust wine list. Helmed by Chef Adam Jess, the inviting restaurant has a menu of artisan dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, including fresh seafood, prime steaks and filets, wood-fired pizzas with a variety of toppings, handmade pasta and sauces, and a selection of small plates for sharing. The cuisine is accompanied by an extensive wine list of globally-inspired labels, handcrafted cocktails, craft beers, and imported spirits. C.B. Grille is open for dinner, Tuesday through Saturday in the summer, and every evening in winter.
910 Copper Rd, Frisco, CO 80443, Phone: 970-968-3113
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9 Best Things to Do in Copper Mountain, Colorado
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- Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard, Photo: Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard
- Woodward Copper, Photo: Woodward Copper
- Copper Creek Golf Club, Photo: Courtesy of maranus - Fotolia.com
- Copper Mountain Spa, Racquet and Athletic Club, Photo: Courtesy of IAM-PHOTOGRAPHY - Fotolia.com
- Frisco Historic Park & Museum, Photo: Frisco Historic Park & Museum
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- JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern, Photo: JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern
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