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COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — June 4, 2018 — Zip, climb and bounce your way into summer as Copper Mountain Resort officially reopens on Friday, June 8. The resort invites families and friends from near and far to take advantage with one sweet deal. In honor of opening weekend at Copper, those who spend $15 within the resort will be eligible to receive a free Summer Activity Day Pass valid June 9-10.

“The Copper Activity Day Pass is the ultimate way to experience all things summer at Copper Mountain,” said Holly Robinson, marketing manager for the Copper Mountain Resort Association. “From riding on the new Rocky Mountain Coaster, to tackling the Woodward WreckTangle, plus go-karting, rock climbing, mini golf and lake activities – it truly is a full weekend of fun in the high country.”

For every $15 spent at a restaurant, bar or retail store at Copper Mountain, visitors can redeem their receipt for a free Summer Activity Day Pass at any guest services location. The offer must be redeemed the same day as the purchase and is only valid on June 9 or 10.

In addition to the Summer Activity Day Pass deal, Copper’s Center Village transforms for Colorado Days, a celebration of all things from within state lines featuring local artisans, food, live music and more. Grab the perfect Father’s Day gift of a free family portrait from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Stop by the bar at Burning Stones Plaza and receive a free Colorado glass with purchase or receive a free Copper canvas tote with vendor purchase while supplies last. For a complete list of artisans, music and activities, visit CopperColorado.com.

Throughout the month of June, Copper ramps up with a brimming events calendar and free weekly programming:

Weekly Programming

The new REI Adventure Station returns to Copper for the summer and includes unique outdoor education classes for all interests. In June, experience Copper Mountain by night with the new Ales & Astronomy course, or experiment with local spirits and ingredients found in nature as part of the Mountain Mixology summer class. Visit REI.com/Copper-Mountain for an updated list of course dates and to register.

Kids Night Out returns on Friday and Saturday evenings, offering parents three free hours of childcare with a $30 purchase at Copper. 

Brews and Tunes brings locals and guests together to enjoy local beers and live music in the village every Friday night.

The whole family is encouraged to gather round the fire at the weekly Copper Campfire and Fireworks on Saturday nights while roasting s’mores and taking in the sights and sounds of summer in the Rocky Mountains.

Reset and recharge on Sundays with Mountain Pose Yoga sessions every week.

June Events

June 17 – Copper Mountain’s inaugural Summer Music Series kicks off with a free concert featuring Blood, Sweat and Tears at 1 p.m.

June 22-24 – Returning this year, the Attack of the Big Beers includes “big beers,” or those brewed with high original gravity. Many other brews from Colorado and beyond will be available for sampling. Brewers will also be competing for the Brewzilla Cup: the award for the biggest, baddest beer of the festival.

 June 23-24 – The 2nd annual Copper Mountain Film Festival returns to Copper Mountain on June 23 and 24. Presented by 10 Barrel Brewing Co., film enthusiasts can enjoy two evenings of short and feature films for free. The event features special guest speakers, Q&A’s with the filmmakers, as well as a Screenwriting Contest hosted by the Denver Filmmakers Collective.

June 27-29 – The Fjällräven Classic concept started in northern Sweden in 2005 with a goal to help and inspire more people to get outdoors and reconnect with nature. After many successful years and a growing number of participants, the classic returns to Copper for its second year featuring a 34 mile trek. Not only is it the first Classic to take place outside of Europe, it also brings a new dimension to Classic trekking: altitude.

June 30 – July 1 – Copper’s Summer Music Series continues with free performances from Jefferson Starship at 2 p.m. on June 30 and The Magpie Salute at 1 p.m. on July 1.

For a complete lineup of summer events at Copper along with lodging deals and weekly programming, visit CopperColorado.com. Stay connected all season long by following @CopperMtn on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.

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About Copper Mountain:

Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Colo. in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Copper Mountain Resort is an ideal vacation destination with a laid-back and inclusive vibe that represents the best of Colorado. Three pedestrian-friendly village areas provide a vibrant atmosphere with lodging, retail outlets, restaurants, bars and family activities. During the winter months, Copper’s naturally-divided terrain offers world-class skiing and riding for all ages and abilities. Each summer, the mountain transforms into an unspoiled playground for hikers, mountain bikers and those seeking a genuine Colorado experience. Copper Mountain Resort boasts curated events year-round and is home to Woodward Copper – a lifestyle and action sports progression center. Copper Mountain is part of the POWDR Adventure Lifestyle Co. portfolio, a family-owned company that believes there is nothing better for your soul than to spend time with the people you love, doing the things you love

Copper is currently undergoing capital improvements that are designed to hold true to its philosophy of being local at the core with refreshing Raised on Colorado experiences. Projects include the new Rocky Mountain Coaster, three new high speed chairlifts, new dining options, a new and improved retail location and an upgrade to RFID ticketing. To learn more about these projects, click here.

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