Copper Mountain has packed every weekend in August to ensure summer bucket list seekers can fulfill summer ambitions before the season comes to a close.
Bucket List Item: Complete a cycling, adventure or biathlon race
Copper Triangle: Conquer Parkinson’s disease – Aug. 2 – 4
At 8 miles with over 6,000 ft. in elevation gain spanning three mountain passes, this ride has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic Rocky Mountain road rides.
Adventure Xstream: Mental and physical multi-sport endurance challenge – Aug. 9 – 11
Mountain bike, kayak, trek and navigate 25 or 50 miles of this expansive, challenging course.
Warrior Dash: Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Aug. 16 – 18
The world’s largest obstacle race series has hosted over 150,000 participants worldwide and has collectively helped to raise over $5 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; 10,000 runners are expected this year at the Copper Mountain stop.
Powdr Shot: First-ever nationwide summer biathlon series – Aug. 24 – 25
Participants must complete an air rifle target challenge, combined with either trail running or mountain biking.
Bucket List Item: Experience an iconic live summer music festival in Colorado
Guitar Town: Featuring the best guitarists in the world – Aug. 9-11
The world’s greatest guitarists come together for the 9th annual festival featuring free guitar workshops, free live music, a beer garden, the ArtGuitar silent auction and kids’ music activities.
Genuine Jazz and Wine: Meet and mingle with jazz legends, feat. Rick Braun – Aug. 23-25
Known for its scenic splendor, internationally renowned talent and diverse wine selection, this unique fan-based experience adds up to a soothing mountain getaway.
Copper Country: Kenny Rogers headlines this Labor Day tradition – Aug. 30 – Sept. 1
Copper Country is a free Labor Day family festival celebrating the best of the Western American spirit. This year’s lineup includes headliner Kenny Rogers.
Bucket List Item: Learn to Fly for $149
Woodward at Copper: Summer Weekend Camp – Aug. 10 – 11
Designed for never-ever’s and advanced skiers and riders, alike. Participants spend a half-day on snow and a half-day in the newly renovated Barn with Woodward coaches. Ages 8 and up.