Here is our list of
recommended items for you to bring skiing and snowboarding in order to guarantee
a fun first day on the slopes. If you are in need of anything on this list when
you get here, everything on this list is available in the Village at Copper, and
most is available in any of our base areas. We recommend the Mountain Adventure
Center in the Village at Copper for the best selection of gear in the village.
Backpack - for extra clothes & supplies, if you don't want it once here,
locker it. (Lockers are available at all 3 base areas -in Union Creek, Copper
One in the Village at Copper, and Copper Station in the East Village.)
Hat - if your head is warm the rest of you is likely to stay warm.
Water proof Gloves/Mittens - mittens are warmest.
Scarf and long underwear is always niceGoggles/Sunglasses - you definitely need UV protection, the sun's 40%
stronger up here. Goggles are strongly recommended on cold or snowy days for
warmth and increased visibility.
Jacket/Parka (water resistant)
Synthetic or wool base layers for top & bottom - it's better to be warm
than cold, you can always shed layers. Synthetic materials help to wick moisture
away from your skin. Once again, NO COTTON.
Snow/Water resistant pants - very important, your 1st day will acquaint your
butt to the snow, keep it warm & dry.
Warm, dry socks - No cotton. Wear only one pair of socks.
Sunscreen - SPF 15 or higher
Snack, Fruit, Energy Bar
Trail Map - available for free throughout the mountain.
ID, Wallet, Cash
Extra Clothes, Shoes - to change into when you're all done, in order to go
out and celebrate your 1st day.
Water - stay hydrated to help with altitude acclimation.
Equipment - either skis, poles and boots; or snowboard and snowboard
If you need equipment, Copper's got you covered. Just make sure you
get here early and one of our rental technicians will be able to spend time with
getting you into the ideal gear.
If you have questions that regard