Copper Mountain

Under the guidance of ski pioneer Chuck Lewis, construction of Copper Mountain ski area began in 1971. Over the years, Copper has grown to its current size of 2,465 skiable acres, and is now one of Colorado�s premier year-round destination resorts. The area also features Woodward at Copper, a year-round ski and snowboard freestyle training facility. Copper Mountain Resort prides itself on being a responsible steward of its mountain and village environments, and maintains strong partnerships with local organizations and initiatives to the benefit of the community and future generations.


A degree seeking student attending a CMC Leadville, Vail Valley or Summit County campus with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Priority will be given to student pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts, Ski Area Operations, and/or with personal or family history in the ski industry.