State’s largest egg hunt at Copper Mountain |

State’s largest egg hunt at Copper Mountain

Daily Staff Report
Vail CO, Colorado

COPPER MOUNTAIN ” Copper hosts Colorado’s largest Easter egg hunt on Sunday with 50,000 Easter eggs on the mountain and throughout the Village at Copper. There will be a Big Kids’ Hunt (for ages 13 and up) on the mountain and two kids’ hunts in the Village at Copper. “Copper Eggs” can be redeemed for great prizes, including shopping sprees at Copper, season passes, ski gear, gift certificates, concert tickets and more ” every egg has a prize.

There are two special Easter Egg hunts, one for the pre-teens and one for smaller kids at Copper on Easter Sunday.

The pre-teens (ages 6-12) will enjoy a hunt from 11 a.m. to noon, starting at the Easter Egg Hunt Information and Prize Tent at the West Lake Overlook in The Village at Copper. The info tent is home to day-of event maps, schedules, additional Easter bags and redeeming of “Copper Egg” prizes.

There is a special Easter Egg hunt for the little tikes out there (ages 5 and under). The Easter Bunny will be roaming the Village at Copper from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., helping kids find the hidden eggs. This hunt goes from noon to 1 p.m. at the Climbing Wall in the Village at Copper.

This is the Easter Egg hunt for those teenagers and adults that are kids at heart (ages 13 and up) on Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., located on the mountain on the following trails: Andy’s Encore, Main Vein, American Flyer, Roundabout from the top of Lumber Jack lift down to Union Creek and the Woodwinds Traverse from the bottom of the Timberline Express lift to the top of Easy Feelin’. For this hunt, there will only be 100 “Copper Eggs” hidden; prizes include a Rocky Mountain Super Pass, a Copper Mountain Season Pass, Copper lift tickets good for the 08/09 season, a $500 Copper shopping spree, a Copper Creek golf package, Tubing Hill tickets, summer day passes, gift certificates to Copper shops and restaurants, ski gear and more.

The Easter Bunny will be performing aerial maneuvers in the Main Vein Superpipe from 3:30 to 4 p.m.

To see a map of the Easter events or for more information, visit or call 970-968-2318 ext. 40906.

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