Copper superpipe opens

Sat 27 November 10

Copper Mountain in Colorado, opened the first Superpipe in N. America for the 6th Consecutive Season on Thurday 25th Nov

Copper superpipe opens

Copper superpipe opens © Photo: Forrest Miller

Thanks to the 4 ½ feet of snow that has fallen this month the new 22 ft superpipe – home to the 2011 Visa U.S. Halfpipe Grand Prix and USASA Nationals, opened on Thursday and is the first superpipe to open in N. America, for the past 6 consecutive seasons.

Coppers 22ft superpipe opens 25th November 2010
Coppers 22ft superpipe opens 25th November 2010
Photo: Forrest Miller

Conditions on the mountain are as good as they have ever been for this time of November.  As of Thanksgiving weekend, Copper has received almost 4½ feet of snow this month, with 10 lifts open (and more to come), providing more than 750 acres on 70+ trails (and more to come), with a 40 inch upper-mountain base.

Coppers 22ft superpipe opens 25th November 2010
Coppers 22ft superpipe opens 25th November 2010
Photo: Forrest Miller

During the Thanksgiving weekend Copper plans to open up even more terrain, including: Timberline Express and the Super Bee lifts with Collage, Encore and Oh No, Ore deal, Overlode, Rosi’s Run and Treble Cliff trails, as well as the Alpine Lift with Formidable, Triple Treat, Too Much and Far East trails. **Terrain and lift openings subject to change.

Coppers 22ft superpipe opens 25th November 2010
Coppers 22ft superpipe opens 25th November 2010
Photo: Forrest Miller

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Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “One of Colorado?s best resorts, with some great natural freestyle terrain. Excellent for beginners. Limited but very good local services.”

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