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Ski Cooper & Chicago Ridge Snowcat Skiing


Ski Cooper Trail Map
Ski Cooper Resort Trail Map, Leadville-Twin Lakes, Colorado

Ski Cooper

Cooper is different, in all the right ways! Soft all-natural snow, terrain variety for everyone, down-to-earth laid-back atmosphere, family-friendly vibe, smiling faces, great food and drinks, and prices that allow you to bring the whole family. Cooper brings you the very essence of the authentic skiing experience, with none of the frustrating baggage that you'll find at the mega resorts.

Family of skiers at Ski Cooper Resort, Leadville, Colorado
Ski Cooper -- For All Levels -- Laid Back Atmosphere -- Authentic Colorado Skiing
Skiing in sunlit powder at Chicago Ridge, Leadville, Colorado
Chicago Ridge -- All-Natural Powder -- Snowboarding Paradise -- Snowcat Skiing

General Skiing Information

Season Opening Date: December 6, 2023
Season Closing Date: April 7, 2024
Vertical Rise: 1,200 ft. (2,000 ft. possible cat served - Chicago Ridge)
Terrain: 480 acres (2,400 acres cat served - Chicago Ridge)
Number of Trails: 64
Longest Run: 1.4 miles (Trails End)

  • green beginner symbolBeginner - 17%
  • blue intermediate symbolIntermediate - 33%
  • black diamond advanced symbolAdvanced - 25%
  • double black diamond expert symbolExpert - 25%

Annual Snowfall: 250 inches
Lifts: 5 Total (1 Triple-Piney Basin , 1 Double-10th Mountain, 1 Platter-Buckeye, 1 Magic Carpet "Colorado's Longest!" and Little Horse T-Bar)

Additional Activities: Ski Lessons, Chicago Ridge Snowcat Backcountry Skiing Tours, Sight-Seeing and Photography Snowcat Tours - No Skis Required, Shopping, Dining, Lodging.


Base Elevation: 10,500 ft.
Summit Elevation: 11,700 ft. (12,800 ft. possible cat served - Chicago Ridge)
Map Location: North Central H-12
Location: Ski Cooper & Chicago Ridge Snowcat Skiing is an hour and 45 minutes from Denver; and 45 minutes from Summit County from I-70 take Exit 195 towards Leadville 22 miles, then follow the signs. Buena Vista is 40 minutes, all along US Highway 24.

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Leadville & Twin Lakes Area, Colorado includes: Granite, Twin Lakes

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