We’re days away from welcoming the world’s best skiers and snowboarders as Dew Tour makes its debut at Copper on February 6-9. This is your chance to get up close to the action and watch your favorite freestyle athletes compete at this FREE four-day event. If you’re looking for a weekend in the mountains packed with art, après, athlete signings, and music, Dew Tour at Copper Mountain is the place to be.
Here’s everything you need to know for making the most out of your Dew Tour experience and your visit to Copper Mountain!
Upgrade your Dew Tour experience with a 1-day or 4-day VIP pass. There are two levels of VIP tickets available that invite you access a host of perks including access to the exclusive VIP viewing deck, catered food options, parking, drink tickets for the VIP bar and more. Purchase your VIP pass for Dew Tour.
1. Getting to Copper Mountain
Carpool: In anticipation of an increased number of excited fans coming to Copper for Dew Tour, a simple way to cut back on some of the congestion is to carpool. Check out SkiCarpool, Rocky Mountain Ride, or carpool with friends.
Public Transportation: The Summit Stage offers several bus stops along the route between Copper and Frisco. Guests can download the free Summit Stage App or visit summitcountyco.gov for maps and rider information.
Copper Brew Bus presented by 10 Barrel: Drink Beer Outside and leave the hassles of driving behind with the Copper Brew Bus presented by 10 Barrel, offering roundtrip transportation on Saturday for Denver-based beer lovers and action sports fans alike. The Copper Brew Bus will be leaving the 10 Barrel Brewpub in Denver for Copper Mountain Saturday at 12 p.m. for an afternoon of fun, including Streetstyle finals, a free performance by Phantogram and fireworks. The Brew Bus departs Copper at 9:30 p.m. A roundtrip ticket is $20 and must be purchased in advance at coppercolorado.com.
Parking at Copper: Free and paid parking will be available at Copper during Dew Tour with the exception of the Powder and Flyer Lots. Parking is first come first serve. Check out more information about parking at Copper.
Overflow Parking Available Saturday, February 8, ONLY: Parking will also be available at Summit Middle School (158 School Rd, Frisco, CO) with a special shuttle running to and from Copper between 8am and 10pm on a continuous loop roughly every 30 minutes. Guests that ride this shuttle will receive limited edition Copper swag while supplies last.
3. Stay Informed
Download the free Dew Tour App for up-to-date information throughout the event including an event schedule, athlete list and updated event results. You can also follow the event and share your Dew Tour Experience on social media using @DewTour and #dewtour.
We suggest following Copper Mountain social media channels using @coppermtn and #coppermountain. We will be updating our channels throughout the weekend with more insider tips and happenings.
For mountain operation updates follow @coppercomms on Twitter. We’ll let you know when parking lots are full and when they open back up, as well as general mountain updates. For travel information related to I-70 delays or road closures, sign up for notifications at cotrip.org.
4. Competition Venues and Spectator Viewpoints
Dew Tour is completely FREE to attend, but only some of the events are directly accessible from Center Village. Take a look at the types of events happening around Copper and where you can watch.
- Modified Superpipe is located on Main Vein between the American Eagle and American Flyer lifts with easy access from the resort’s Center Village base area. Spectators can walk to the base of the pipe along a designated path to watch from the finish deck or head up on the lower East wall of the pipe and watch athletes soar.
- Streetstyle will be taking place over in Red’s Backyard just across from Downhill Duke’s in Center Village. Spectators will be able to view the event up close or enjoy après at Duke’s as skiers and riders showcase their style.
- Slopestyle events will be taking place in Central Park up on the mountain. Guests with season passes or valid lift tickets are able to ski or ride to the spectator areas on the mountain. $20 foot passenger tickets for access to the Slopestyle venue will be available to purchase from Guest Services on competition days during specific times prior to competition. Foot passenger tickets will ONLY allow you lift access on the Woodward Express to reach the Slopestyle venue. All spectator access is located on the rider’s left of the course. Spectators note* this is a long and strenuous hike down to the bottom of the mountain or back to the top of the lift. Sturdy footwear with good tread is recommended.
- Adaptive Banked Slalom is located on the Fairplay trail and will be the location of the Gerhard Gross Memorial Race on Thursday as well as the men’s and women’s adaptive snowboard finals on Friday.
5. Dew Tour Experience at Eagles Landing
The Dew Tour Experience will showcase the art, culture, music and lifestyle of action sports. Located in Center Village between the American Eagle and American Flyer lifts, the Experience will feature photo-ops, poster signings and more! Copper’s own Woodward Boom Box will make its debut along with a Silent Disco on all four days of competition. Dew Tour Experience will operate between various hours throughout Dew Tour. Check
6. Free Live Music
As part of the Dew Tour Experience, a free performance will be taking place on Saturday, February 8, at the base of the Modified Superpipe in Center Village. New York- based psychpop duo Phantogram will be headlining the free DJ set beginning roughly at 7:30 p.m. following the conclusion of the Men’s Snowboard Streetsyle competition. The concert will end with a fireworks show. Phantogram is known for their electronic rock, dream pop and electronica sound.
7. Additional Insider Tips for your best Dew Tour Visitor Experience
Watch the Modified Superpipe competition from the deck of Jack’s Slopeside Grill or Streetstyle from Downhill Duke’s in Center Village. You can skip the hike and sip your favorite cocktail with a great view of the venue. Also, check out the Slopestyle and Adaptive competitions on the jumbo screens located throughout Center Village.
Skip the tough hikes involved with foot passenger tickets and ski/ride instead! Here are some ways to save on tickets:
- Grab a buddy with an Ikon Pass or Copper Season Pass. They get discounted friends and family tickets at the window.
- Purchase online in advance at CopperColorado.com
- If you’re joining us on Friday, February 7, snag a $99 ticket as part of Play Forever Fridays! This community initiative offers discounted lift tickets on certain Fridays throughout the season with $5 of each ticket purchased donated to a local charity, Adaptive Action Sports. (This ticket must be purchased online in advance).
Dress for the weather! Don’t forget sturdy, warm footwear. If you’re walking up to the pipe or down to the slopestyle course to view the competition, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got shoes or boots with good traction. Events will be happening all-day with some even running later in the evening, so make sure you plan ahead and wear plenty of layers for Colorado, winter weather. Also, the concert will take place on the snow in Copper Mountain’s Center Village so you’ll want to make sure your toes stay nice and warm.
8. Experience the Thrill of Freestyle at Woodward Copper’s Mountain Park
Although we are expecting a turnout on each day of competition during Dew Tour, we encourage all season pass and ticket holders to get out on the hill and enjoy the mountain! Head to one of our Woodward Mountain Park zones for a chance to have your own action sports experience. Whether you are a seasoned athlete or brand new to the park, Woodward Copper’s Mountain Park has something for you. You’re invited to choose your own path, build your own skills and have your own adventure at one of our amazing Woodward Copper locations!
Visit CopperColorado.com/dewtour for these details and more!