Sometimes honoring the past means living it up in the present—and at Loveland, that means shredding historic runs. Start by heading left off the top of the Ptarmigan Roost chair and carving some wide turns down Bennet’s Bowl, named for Al Bennet, who took over operations in 1937 and famously powered a rope tow up the Continental Divide with a Model T engine. After that, ride Lift 8 and cruise Chet’s Run down to the Ginny Lee Cabin, named for husband and wife Chet and Virginia “Ginny” Upham, whose
Free electric vehicle charging stations Those who own an electric vehicle can charge for at one of two EV charging stations in Copper’s Beeler parking lot in Center Village. Book your reservation in advance. Kids ski free Little riders ages 3 to 6 can snowboard for free at Burton Riglet Park on select dates in January, February and March–equipment included.
Hike along stunning waters or simply enjoy a quiet moment amidst the forest. (Dana Middleton, Share the
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There’s at least a half-dozen world-class resorts within a two-hour drive of the Mile High City. While many skiers just have to ride Vail or Aspen, Copper Mountain () is a little closer to town, and has some remarkable terrain, fun steep bowls, plenty of trees and naturally flowing pitch that’s perfect for boarders. The resort built a small village about a decade back, but if you want to stay for the party, you’re better off at nearby Vail or Breckenridge. Get 20% off at our online shop.