Ski Cooper: Skip the Crowds, Lift Lines, and Pretense
Ski Cooper is a great place to escape the crowds and take a much-needed break in the mountains. There are no crowds, lift lines, high prices, high-rise condos, or hard man-made “snow.” At Cooper, it’s all about skiing and boarding in wide-open spaces!
- Come play in all-natural snow, on Colorado’s softest surface.
- Get away from the crowds–no lift lines here!
- Find terrain to match everyone’s skills, from the best beginner terrain in the country, up through epic powder, glades, and bumps.
- Relax with a down-to-earth atmosphere and the most family-friendly vibe around.
- Enjoy tasty food and drinks.
- All at prices that let you bring the whole family!
For the 2020-2021 ski season, Cooper is planning many ways to get you onto fresh snow, safely! See the latest Cooper news for details.
New: Double Black Diamonds at Ski Cooper!
Ski Cooper opened the new Tennessee Creek Basin in early 2020, with 16 new double black runs, 3 new black diamond runs, and a new lift! See the trail map. Come explore the new steep chutes, glades, and open runs at Cooper!
The advanced terrain adds a fresh dimension to Cooper’s family-friendly vibe. Now, you can bring all your family and friends to Cooper, whether they’re expert or newbie skiers or boarders. With a total 59 trails, five lifts, and terrain variety to choose from, groups of all ability levels will find something to love at Cooper.
Please note: Before entering Tennessee Creek Basin, please make sure you are ready to descend Double Black Diamond terrain. If you have questions in your mind about your ability to handle this terrain, DON’T GO – work on your skiing first.
Save on Day Passes
Even with this exciting expansion, Cooper is still one of the least crowded and most affordable resorts in Colorado. If you ski a lot, buy a season pass and get great on that new black diamond terrain! For the 2020-2021 season, you must buy your pass online in advance. This precaution applies to day and season passes.
At Cooper, all season passes, day passes, and rentals will be loaded onto the Cooper Key Card (RFID). Please go online before your visit to create your profile, upload your photo, and sign any waivers. Once you get your card, you will never stand in the ticket line again – just proceed directly to the lift with your loaded card.
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2020-21 Season COVID-19 Precautions
This season, Cooper is taking COVID-19 precautions to keep you safe, including these:
- Buy all passes in advance online. All Passes (Season and Day) must be purchased in advance and online only via Cooper’s website.
- A pass is required to enter Ski Cooper for any reason. A valid pass is required for entry during operating hours (8 a.m. – 4 p.m), whether you are skiing, uphilling, eating in the lodge, or doing any other activity.
- No bag storage is allowed. You will not be permitted to bring with you through the Port of Entry Gate items that you cannot keep on your person while skiing/riding (backpacks, extra clothing, grocery bags, etc.).
- Ski & Ride School is limited. Cooper will offer Ski & Ride School lessons on individual, family, or cohort basis only – there will be no mixed groups. Lessons will be offered to those age 7 and over with meeting times at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. These lessons must be scheduled and paid for in advance, by phone only; call 1-800-707-6114 to reserve lessons. There will be no children’s programs or daycare services this season.
- Face coverings required. Guests will be required to wear face coverings at all indoor locations, except while sitting at a table, and at outdoor locations as signage indicates (lift lines, dining areas, etc.).
Get Your Pass Today
Plan your getaway to the wide-open slopes and fresh air at Ski Cooper. Plan your visit today!