December4 – 10Happy Holidays from Copper, Please enjoy great early season conditions, all ofCopper’s activities, as well as High Alpine Holidays, the grand opening of the Coca-ColaTubing Hill, a Kids’ Christmas Party, and an autograph signing by the USSnowboard team. High Alpine Holidays, Dec. 5, 12, 19The holidays come to the Village at Copper, withour tree lighting at dusk, carolers, s'mores, photos with Santa and free giftwrap for your Village purchases. Whether you are ultra-prepared or aprocrastinator, you can start or finish your holiday shopping in the manyunique shops in the Village at Copper. Coca-Cola Tubing Hillopens on Dec. 4Just plain fun. Kick off your skis or snowboard,and slide down the mountain in a different way. The Coca-Cola Tubing Hill islocated in the East Village at the base of the Super Bee lift. Copper's TubingHill is divided into five lanes, giving each guest the freedom to enjoy thetubing hill at their own pace. Dresswarm and be prepared for a blast, we’ll provide the rest. Reservations arehighly recommended, as spots fill up fast. Just visit any Guest Serviceslocation to “Tube it up.” Kids’ Christmas Party,Dec. 6The Copper Mountain Ski Patrol wouldlike to invite all children to a kids Christmas party on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 5:30p.m. in the Conference Center, to join Santa and his elves for cookies andpresents. Head-ElfJoe will be there with his Christmas train and village and Santa is set toarrive at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Ski Patrol at970.968.2318 ext 66131 or ext 88271. Noteto Parents: Please bring one wrapped and labeled gift for Santa to giveto your child. US Snowboard Team Autograph Signing, Dec. 5Copper will be hosting a free autograph signing withthe US Snowboard Team on Sat., Dec. 5, from Noon – 1 p.m., at The Woodward atCopper Cage, located in the Village at Copper, next to West Lake and ImperialPalace, and across from Chubs. This is a free event and a wonderfulopportunity to snag an autograph and wish the US Snowboarders well as theyprepare for the Grand Prix at Copper, Dec. 10-12, and the Winter Games. Woodward At Copper Bowl Jam, Tues., Dec. 8OnTues., Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. skateboarders will enjoy a $5 skate bowl jam-formatcompetition in The Barn. Registration and practice start at 5:30 p.m. and thecompetition begins at 6:30 p.m. Woodward at Copper is the first indoor/outdoorski and snowboard camp on the planet with a focus on terrain park and pipeprogression. The 20,000 sq ft Barn gives campers access to Snowflex®jumps, foam pits, a spring floor, fly-bed trampolines and indoor skateboardfeatures. http://www.WoodwardatCopper.comSki and Ride School UpdatesJusta Tip or Two: Learn to Impress - ski and ride during prime time, with a ½ day adult grouplesson, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. daily, starting at just $75 for skiers or riders,levels 2 and higher. For more information please visit Guest Services, locatedin the MAC. Après Suggestions ofthe Week Salsa Mountain Cantina offers $1 beef or chicken tacos at the bar with the purchase of a beverage from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. daily. Located in Snowbridge Square, Salsa serves authentic Mexican cuisine featuring homemade tamales, rellenos and southwestern specialties. For more information, stop by or call 970.968.6300. CB Grille offers Happy Hour everyday from 4 – 6 p.m., with 50% off Tapas, $3 Sangria, and $3 Copper Bowl draft beers. In addition, every Thursday there is live music with Mark Schlaeffer. For more info, stop by or call 970.968.3113. Terrain Update Instead of letting you know what is open on themountain right now, and mostly because it could change at anytime, here iswhere you can find this info – power to the people: Copper’s friendly Resort Ambassadors (in turquoise jackets with question marks on them) can assist with reading the trail map kiosk in Burning Stones Plaza Log onto: from your mobile phone Check the monitors located throughout the resort Daily Open HousesReach for your house key, instead of your car key.Check out the open house property of the day and learn more about real estateopportunities at Copper. The Real Estate office at Copper Mountain is opendaily - come inside Copper One Lodge, located next to the Rocky Mountain ChocolateFactory. Call 888-426-9524 or visit Copper Mountain CommunityChurch Worship ServicesThereare two options on Sundays: the Copper Chapel at 8:30 a.m. and the Mountain Top(at the top of the American Eagle Lift at the Nature Center Site) at12:30 p.m. Both services are non-denominational. For more information, contactKaren Steinbrink at ComingSoon…USSA Grand Prix, Dec. 10 – 12Top snowboarders fromaround the globe will compete in their quest for the title of overall winnerduring the kickoff to America'slargest competitive snowboarding tour - the U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix andPaul Mitchell Progression Session. The top snowboard athletes will be throwingdown in Copper’s new 22’ Superpipe, located right in the heart of the Villageat Copper. This year’s competition cannot be missed as athletes vie for covetedOlympic Halfpipe spots that will send them to the 2010 Winter Games in