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Date Sunday  1/23/2022
End Date Sunday  1/23/2022
Group Gore Range
Event Title Sugarloaf Ridge Trails X-country ski Copper Mtn
Start Time 9:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Jan Dudley
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants Standby
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate I
Trail Mileage 6
Elevation Gain 800'
Driving Distance


Copper Mountain. West Village, meet outside the day lodge ticket windows, lower level where bathrooms are available.

Coordinates 39.500040221266815, -106.16339549684642

Suggest parking in the free Copper Mountain Alpine Lot by 8:30 AM. No reservations required. Take the Green shuttle bus to the West Village. Bathrooms are available there. We will meet outside the day lodge to walk to the TH at 9:10 AM."

For more info Contact

Jan Dudley 719-821-2523

Email or text preferred. 


We will ski the Sugarloaf Ridge Trails west of Copper Mountain. The resort sometimes lays a groomed track, but in recent seasons, this has not been reliable. Leader will try to scout in the week before to advise trail conditions.

Suggested gear is fish-scale backcountry skis with metal edges. Kicker skins may be needed. Rolling terrain. 

See map at

Contact Leader to sign up (email preferred) Please include your CMC member number, a brief description of your experience on backcountry ski trails, and the type of gear you will use. 


If you need to cancel, please use the cancel button on the CMC site under "Members", "my trips", then select the trip and select "cancel reservation".  If you have to cancel the morning of the trip, please TEXT the leader at 719-821-2523 by 8:00 a.m.

If you have any known medical conditions that may manifest themselves during this activity, please notify the leader via e-mail prior to the trip.

Be ready for the predicted weather and conditions.

Bring the usual: 10 Essentials and COVID-19 Precautions (mask & sanitizer)

10 essentials and clothing appropriate for the weather, trail lunch/snacks. You do not need avalanche gear.

CMC requires we follow all COVID precautions.  Details can be found on the CMC at this link: