Spring Sunsation Festival Kicks Off Saturday in Copper Mountain

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 11, 2014 5:14 pm

The snow continues to pile up at Copper Mountain and with the Spring Sunsation Festival and over two weeks left in the newly extended season, closing day April 27, the time is now to seize the spring skiing and riding at Copper. 

Red Bull Slopesoakers-Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Red Bull Slopesoakers – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Red Bull Slopesoakers - Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Red Bull Slopesoakers – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Red Bull Slopesoakers - Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Red Bull Slopesoakers – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

The annual Sunsation celebration kicks off this Saturday, April 12 with the return of Red Bull Slopesoakers at 11 a.m. This rail jam meets pond skim features a bigger and better course than ever before and prizes including $500 cash and 2014/2015 Copper Mountain Season Passes up for grabs. Free live music begins with alternative country-rock headliner the Old 97’s at 2 p.m in Burning Stones Plaza, Center Village. Registration for Red Bull Slopesoakers is open now, sign up at www.coppercolorado.com. On Sunday, April 13, the infamous Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest begins in Center Village at 1:30 p.m. Contestants make their way down from the base of the Main Vein Halfpipe via skis or snowboard in their best beach wear, prizes include $350 cash and Copper Mountain 2014/2015 4-Packs. Colorado’s Shaley Scott Band take the stage in Burning Stones Plaza at 2 p.m. followed by Leadville Cherokee at 3 p.m. Registration for Eenie Weenie Bikini takes place day-of in Burning Stones Plaza, please visit www.coppercolorado.com for more information. 

Eenie Weenie Bikini Contestants-Cooper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Eenie Weenie Bikini Contestants – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Eeenie Weenie Bikini Contest Winners - Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Eeenie Weenie Bikini Contest Champs – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest Men Winners - Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest Men Winners – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Get colorful at Copper over Easter Weekend with The Color Run’s first 5k race on-snow on Saturday, April 19. The course stretches across the resort and features color “throws” at each mile of the course, ensuring all runners are colorful from head to toe. Register now for the Happiest 5k on the Planet, The Color Run, at http://bit.ly/TCRCopper. Use the discount code COPPERMTN for a special deal for Copper Mountain fans. The weekend’s live music begins with Denver’s That Eighties Band at 1:30 p.m. followed by Funky Johnson at 3:30 p.m. Take part in the World’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt complete with 50,000 eggs from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 20. So-Gnar closes out the season with the So-Gnar Shred Circuit Grand Finale in Woodward’s Central Park from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Easter Egg Hunt - Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Easter Egg Hunt – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Spring Sunsation Festival Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

Live Music Spring Sunsation Festival – Copper Mountain Resort / Photo: Austyn Williams

The 2013/2014 winter season isn’t over yet at Copper Mountain with an extended weekend of skiing and riding, Friday, April 25 through Sunday,April 27. Stay tuned for available terrain and lift schedules; skier services including food and beverage offerings and rental and retail options will be limited to Center Village. All parking throughout Copper Mountain Resort will be complimentary during this time. Visit www.coppercolorado.com for more information.

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