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Ski Cooper
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Ski Cooper is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, near the historic town of Leadville.

This ski area offers an exciting and affordable alternative to the hustle and bustle of bigger areas with all natural snow and a family orientated atmosphere in a region renowned for its world class skiing !

Ski Cooper is one of the oldest ski areas in Colorado. The ski area opened in 1942 as a training site for the 10th Mountain Division Special Forces that fought in the Alps during World War II. Ski Cooper now offers diverse terrain with 26 trails on 400 skiable acres.

A variety of lessons are available at the mountain, from beginners & first timers to more challenging classes. Groups & private lessons are also offered. Many of their instructors have nearly 20 years of teaching experience.

On-mountain, you will also find equipment rentals for the entire family. They have everything you will need for ski vacation. Skis, snowboards, gear & more.

Or, for the more adventurous skier, try backcountry skiing on Chicago Ridge by snowcat. There are 2,460 acres of treed and bowl skiing; and you can go as high as 12,600 feet in elevation atop the Continental Divide. The slopes vary from 3,000 to 10,000 feet in length with vertical drops up to 1,400 feet per run. Ski Cooper offers Snowcat tours to the ridge from mid-December to early April.

There is more than just alpine skiing. Telemarkers, cross-country skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers enjoy this great terrain in the San Isabel National Forest.

Close to Ski Cooper is some great cross-country skiing. The Piney Creek Nordic Center offers 25 kilometers of groomed cross-country (track and skating). Or, you can tour the Continental Divide at your own pace by snowmobile.

After a day of skiing, explore nearby Leadville. You will find a variety of reasonable lodging options and a variety of things to do from sleigh rides, shopping and museums to just relaxing in one of the many fine restaurants.

From Denver, take I-70 west to Exit 195 at Copper Mountain Resort, go south on Highway 91 to Leadville. On the north side of Leadville turn right on Highway 24 and go another nine miles to the top of Fremont Pass.

2007/08 Ski Cooper Season Passes...

Pre Season Prices:
June 4 -Sept. 28, 2007 ADULT/SENIOR(15-69) $185.00, CHILD (6-14) $80.00, SENIOR (70 & over) $100.00 (must be postmarked by September 28, 2007). Child 5 under may buy a pass for $10 anytime.

A record of your payment will be on file at Ski Cooper. Your receipt will be available when your pass pictures are taken. PICTURES will be taken at the TOWN OFFICE starting June 18, 2007, 1101 Poplar, Leadville, CO, Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In June, July, and August the Town Office is open Monday through Thursday ( we are closed Fridays). Starting September 4th, 2007 the Town Office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We will be open to take pictures on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting November 24, 2007 ( if area is open ) throughout the season for your convenience. Pictures should be taken as soon as possible.

Regular Season Prices:
October 1st through remaining season, - ADULT (15-59) $260.00 - CHILD (6-14) $130.00 ? SENIOR (60-69) $190.00 - SENIOR (70 & over) $100.00 - FAMILY $680.00 (2 ADULT & 2 CHILD.)

CALL Ski Cooper directly for Season Pass purchases at (866) 834-6323 or link to the website below to book online...

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