Tag: Ski Cooper
By Troy Hawks
Sometimes you love a ski area for what it isn’t. There are a lot of things Ski Cooper isn’t, and noisy on a Tuesday afternoon is usually one of them. In fact on most days, about the only racket skiers and snowboarders hear is the clamor of the sheave wheels as the chairlift grip passes through each lift tower. If you’re riding one of the 180 chairs on the 10th Mountain lift, that noise occurs about every 30 seconds. It’s the time in between, the near absolute silence that comes at the 15 second interval, when you’re the furthest distance in between the towers and the cable sags to its lowest point, that you discover why Ski Cooper is considered one of the gems of Colorado Ski Country. (continue reading…)
Three more Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are opening this weekend with fantastic early conditions. Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Ski Cooper all begin their 2013-14 season at or near 100% of their terrain open, offering thousands more acres of great snow to skiers and riders across the state. Read below for more information on each of their Opening Day plans.
Ski Cooper becomes just the latest Colorado Ski Country USA resort to open, with a 30-inch base and 100% of its 400 acres open for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy this Saturday and Sunday. Ski Cooper will open for the season next Saturday, December 14.
For 2013-14, Ski Cooper has a great pass product: The XP Pass looks just like a season pass, and entitles the holder to four days on the slopes, with no restrictions and no blackouts. The four days can be used anytime during the operating season, and do not need to be used consecutively. At $99, pass holders will pay just $24.75 per day.
This blog comes to Colorado Ski Country via Kristen Lummis of BraveSkiMom.com. You can read more about Kristen at www.BraveSkiMom.com.
Where do you ski in Colorado? If you’re like many of us, you’ve got a home resort that you return to year after year, week after week and day after day. You love your resort. You know every roller and glade. You know where to farm powder and you’ve sworn never to divulge the locale. You’re plugged into the best season pass deals and you’ve got your favorite spots for lunch, beer and coffee. If you’ve got kids, they’ve grown up skiing at this resort. It’s their second home.
So why would you try some place new?