Copper Mountain has 22 lifts that access 2,450 acres of terrain with 126 trails. They have a 12,313 ft. summit and 2,601 vertical. The Catalyst terrain park is awesome there is a sweet superpipe. They offer great beginner ski instruction at the ski school and cheap lift tickets when compared to many other Colorado ski resorts.
There are several nice resaurants on the mountain but we prefer JJ's tavern in the East Village for cold beer, food and live music. The area is also a summer recreational paradise and other winter activities include sledding, dog sledding, and ice skating. If you are not convinced about this great resort have a look at one of the mountain cams for live action.