This scenic tour through the Ten Mile Range is 30 minutes out to a yurt, where you can enjoy live music around a fireplace. Pet the horses and enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows along the way. Perfect for a romantic retreat, and it’s fun for kids too. $50 adult, $40 child; CopperColorado.com.
West Lake is open for ice skating from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Rent skates for $10 a session at the nearby Chubs sandwich shop. For more information, visit the activities desk in the Mountain Adventure Center, or visit CopperColorado.com.
Try an adventurous snowshoe tour in the surrounding wilderness.
The hospitable resort ambassadors lead daily snowshoe tours from the base of Union Creek. Complimentary Redfeather snowshoes and poles are provided. The morning tour, which leaves at 10 am, is slightly more advanced, while the 1pm session is geared towards beginners. No experience necessary; call 970-968-2318 ext. 45FUN for info.
Most kids grew up sledding. Let them try something new and give tubing a whirl. At the bottom of the Super Bee lift, you’ll find some of the best lift-accessed tubing in Colorado. Purchase your tickets for $24 an hour in the Copper Station lodge. Head up the tubing “lift” and five different runs await you. Call 866.416.9874 for more info.