Ski Cooper Opens Daily for 2011/12 Ski Season


From — Ski Cooper, CO (Dec. 24) — Ski Cooper, located near Leadville, opened 80% of the mountain this morning for the 2011-2012 ski season with early season snow conditions. Lifts open daily at 9 a.m. and close at 4 p.m., and the rental shop is open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m, today through April 8, 2012.

Ski Cooper opens its new EZ Magic Carpet to enhance its nationally renowned ski school experience this season, and of course the exciting Chicago Ridge snow cat tours are open for reservations as well. Skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to make reservations for snow cat tours early as several days are already booked solid.

With its base at an altitude of 10,500 feet, a summit at 11,700 feet, Ski Cooper is Colorado's fifth oldest ski resort. It offers 2,400 skiable acres of world-class, affordable skiing, snowboard, tele-skiing and snow cat tours in heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains. Its rich history embraces Leadville's silver boom, the 10th Mountain Division's training for World War II, and more.

Ski Cooper – unique, fun, affordable. For more information, call (719) 486-3684 or visit