Ski Cooper Pass Opens Access to 60 Partner Resorts for 2022/23 Season

Ski Cooper, Colorado – Photographer: Casey Day

Founded in 1942 by the 10th mountain division, Ski Cooper still offers one the most authentic skiing and snowboarding experiences in the Rockies, its 480 acres receiving an average 260 inches of annual snowfall, and its unique base elevation at 10,500 feet helps maintain excellent quality of the all-natural snow. 

As a friendly FYI, Ski Cooper winter 2022-23 Season Passes go on sale July 1, with prices increasing on August 1. Beginning at $329 for ages 15-74 and $149 for ages 6-14, the Ski Cooper pass provides unlimited access to Cooper along with other benefits including three free days at 60 independently operated resorts including 13 new partner resorts this year. 

“Our core mission is to keep skiing as affordable as possible and we take tremendous pride in our ability to do that through our pass,” said Ski Cooper CEO Dan Torsell. “The family atmosphere and excellent quality of service we’ve been able to maintain is a credit to our team and only adds to the value we provide our pass holders. That we’re also able to provide access to a host of like-minded resorts across the U.S. is just icing on the cake.” Additional benefits for season pass holders include discounts at food and beverage outlets.

Ski Cooper, Colorado – Photographer: Casey Day

Sitting between Leadville and Vail in the heart of the Rockies, Ski Cooper is steeped in skiing history as the original 10th Mountain Division training site. It is also adjacent to the Tennessee Mountain Yurts and Nordic Center, an absolute must-do.

The resort combines a family-friendly throwback feel with uncrowded access to some of the best terrain in Colorado and weather patterns/snowfall similar to Vail, including the expert glades of Tennessee Creek Basin and a frontside experience ideally suited to beginner skiers and riders. Parking is free and the laid back atmosphere is priceless. 

Ski Cooper also operates Chicago Ridge Snowcat Tours, with access to the powder-filled bowls and glades adjacent to the resort.

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