Ski Cooper is an alpine ski resort in Colorado, one of the oldest in the state. Opened as Cooper Hill Ski Area 79 years ago in 1942, the ski area served as the training site for the 10th Mountain Division, based at nearby Camp Hale during World War IIPlan your visit to Ski Cooper and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Leadville trip itinerary builder site.
The resort is owned by Lake County and managed by Cooper Hill Ski Area, a 501(c)4 nonprofit with a volunteer board. Dan Torsell has served as the general manager since 2012.
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Still our favorite mountain. Great views, great skiing, friendly staff. The kind of ski resort I grew up with in the 80's. Always a great day! Everyone is so helpful and makes for great family... more »
First day we felt like we had the place to ourselves. Late in the day and the next day had more skiers but no lines and plenty of runs and space tp yourself on these slopes. We skied the numerous... more »
As a newbie to skiing, I have to say I enjoyed this place. There was a nice small slope which helped me actually learn how to ski, then hours later, I struggled on a bigger slope. The slopes are kept well and are really nice. I recommend this for anyone, if you're good at skiing or have no interest, which I did when I first started, I recommend you visit this place.
Total local yokel mountain. Great runs, family friendly, great staff and history. Skip those other mountains and go here and enjoy spending time with those you love doing something you all love.
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