Try Tucker Mountain Cat Skiing at Copper Mountain. You can get free snowcat rides to Tucker Mountain where guests have access to over 273 acres on 1,200 vertical feet of terrain in a high alpine bowl. Snowcat rides are from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on select days, on a first-come, first-served basis. Ride the American Flyer lift and then the Rendezvous lift to get there. Continue on the Otto Bahn trail to the Snowcat meeting area next to the base of the Mountain Chief life. Terrain is Experts Only, with no groomed runs.
Try showshoeing at Copper. Free snowshoeing tours are offered every day by the Resort Ambassadors. Redfeather Snowshoes and touring poles are provided for free, as is the tour through the area's snow-covered meadows, and pine and spruce forests. Tours are limited to 18 guests, ages 16 and older. Sign up at the Adventure Desk in the Mountain Adventure Center.
Ice skating is free, but you must bring your own skates. The West Lake is at the Village at Copper. Skate rentals are available for $10 per hour. You can also try curling, or play a game of broomball. Check out crepes and ice cream at Chubs along the lake.
"Meet The Mountain" tour is offered twice daily (10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.) by the Copper Mountain Resort Ambassadors. It's perfect for first-time visitors as tours highlight Copper's terrain, as well as the area's history and wildlife. You must be 15 years old to be in the tour, and be able to comfortably ski and ride Copper's blue runs. Guests under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian. Tours start at the Resort Ambassador hut at the top of the American Eagle lift. The ambassadors wear turquoise jackets with question marks on them.
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