Ski Cooper


Ski Cooper is a smaller, less crowded and more affordable alternative to the bigger resorts in nearby Summit County. Sitting atop Tennessee Pass, it receives abundant fresh snow. It doesn’t have all the amenities of the bigger resorts but there is plenty of lodging, restaurants and shopping 10 miles away in historic Leadville. There is varied terrain for different ability levels and backcountry snowcat skiing is also available. Ski Cooper is a nice choice for those looking for a slower paced ski experience.


Location Ski Cooper is located in central Colorado, 10 miles from Leadville and 108 miles from Denver.
Airports Denver International Airport- 131 miles
Vail/Eagle Airport- 52 or 85 miles depending on route/road closures
Season Length November to April (typical length, depending on weather)
Hours 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mountain Info

Acres 400
Base Elevation 10,500 ft
Summit Elevation 11,700 ft
Vertical Rise 1200 ft
Avg. Annual Snowfall 250 in
Lessons Yes
Rentals Yes
Terrain Park No
Snowcat Skiing Yes
Cross Country Skiing Yes
Night Skiing No


Trails 26
Longest Run 1.4 Miles
Terrain 30% Beginner
40% Intermediate
30% Expert
Lifts 4 Lifts


Amenities Lodge
Trail Map Link Ski Cooper Trail Map


Ski Town Near historic Leadville, CO

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