***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Race Training under way at copper

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  • On Monday, October 19, Copper opened our fall race camps, once again welcoming ski and snowboard race teams from around the country and the globe for the best high alpine training available. Keep an eye out for local and US-based teams such as Team Summit and the US Ski team, as well as national teams from Sweden, Italy, Japan, Australia, and many others, as they prepare for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.


  • Only 16 days until Copper opens for the winter season on Friday, Nov. 6. Come join us for Lift Off presented by Sprint, our 5th copper_ski-racer_10-20-091annual opening weekend festival, Nov. 6 – 8. Enjoy the latest 2010 ski & snowboard movies, including the Copper premier of TGR’s new film: Re:Session, with net proceeds benefiting Team Summit. The weekend will also include demos from your favorite brands, après specials, giveaways, a movie at The Woodward at Copper Barn and new this year, Lift Off Late Night! Make sure to check out the Lift Off concert on Saturday night – past performances include Blackalicious, the Beatnuts, and Rahzel from the Roots.


  • Make Copper the place to take a snow day, or two, or seven, with unlimited skiing and riding all season at Copper and Winter Park via the Rocky Mountain Super Pass. Visit www.skicolorado.com <http://www.skicolorado.com/>  for more season pass information.


  • Copper is hooking you up with a dynamite deal if you ride the slopes and slumber in the lodge this winter. Stay for at least 3 nights and your last night is free. This dealio includes the pretty-much-VIP Beeline Advantage Lift Ticket, in addition to the youngsters under 12 skiing/riding FREE with the purchase of every adult ticket. As an extra incentive to lock in your snow day earlier: Book this package by 10/31/09 and get up to $25 per day ($100 max) to spend at Copper on your snow day. Log onto www.coppercolorado.com <http://www.coppercolorado.com/>  or just pick up the phone and call a Copper Vacation Specialist at 866-534-7444 to make it happen. Restrictions apply.