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2011-2012 Copper Mountain passes on sale now

Copper Mountain, Winter Park combined pass on sale for $409.

Copper, Winter Park single-mountain passes are $369, Rocky Mountain Super Pass on sale for $409

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — Next year’s single-mountain season passes for Winter Park and Copper Mountain will remain priced under $400.

A joint ticketing agreement between the two ski areas will apparently continue for the coming season, even though Copper is now owned by Powdr Corp, while Winter Park is the Intrawest family of resorts.

The single-mountain passes for 2011-2012 are on sale starting today (March 21) for $369 ($399 for teens, 209 for kids). No cutoff date for that pass price has been announced.

The Rocky Mountain Super Pass, valid at Copper and Winter Park, will sell for $409. For a limited time, through April 10, the Super Pass Plus (Copper, Winter Park and six days at Steamboat) will sell for that same price.

Steamboat’s season pass will continue to be a premium price product, at $929.

Winter Park four-packs for next season are also on sale for $149 (not valid Dec. 27-31, 2011) and Copper Mountain four-packs are on sale for $139. The four-packs are non-transferable. Click here to get all the detailed pass info.

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$6 million for snowmaking, parking upgrades at Copper

The super pipe at Copper Mountain, Colorado.

Copper Mountain, which already manages to open its superpipe early in the season, will boost its snowmaking system and add parking in time for next winter.

New terrain in Timberline area to get snowmaking coverage

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — New Copper Mountain owner Powdr Corp isn’t waiting to start with some resort improvements that should benefit local skiers and day-tripping Front Range visitors. The resort announced Friday it will pump $6 million into new snowmaking, with the 25 percent increase in capacity spread around the mountain, including new snowmaking in the popular Timberline area to add a big chunk of early season terrain.

Copper, which already hosts early season race camps and training high on the mountain off the E-Chair, says it anticipates even better coverage during the early season. The resort currently advertises 380 acres of terrain covered by snowmaking. Continue reading

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