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Last Chance Summer Bucket List Options at Copper Mountain in August

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jul.24, 2013, under General

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.

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