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Copper Peak

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Amazing view for people with no fear of heights

Copper Peak is the world's largest ski jump and was built in 1970. They are fund-raising to make it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amanda L
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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Great stop and view

I took my teenagers here and we all enjoyed it and the beautiful views. I am scared of heights and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
spinnakerfam
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Michigan
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Copper Peak is the largest artificial ski jump in the world, and the largest ski jump in North America. The 35 degree, 469 foot, cantilevered inrun was constructed using 300 tons of COR-TEN steel in 1969 at a cost of just over $1 million. Today...more
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N13870 Copper Peak Rd, Ironwood, MI 49938-9776
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Copper Peak is the world's largest ski jump and was built in 1970. They are fund-raising to make it operational again but in the meantime you can take the ski lift to the top of the mountain, ride an elevator up 18 stories, and then...More

Thank Amanda L
KassiH16, Public Relations Manager at Copper Peak, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Amanda, glad you enjoyed your time with us! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my teenagers here and we all enjoyed it and the beautiful views. I am scared of heights and was most scared of the ski lift. I was fine after that; the elevator, wood stairs and metal stairs felt safe. It was definitely a...More

Thank spinnakerfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While vacationing around Lake Gogebic area, we decided to check this out. Stop at the visitors center in Wakefield and ask for BOGO coupon to save $20. The chair lift is creepy/cool and adds to the drama of the experience. The elevator ride is smooth....More

Thank mimi49858
Kassi H, Public Relations Manager at Copper Peak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Mimi! Glad you had a good experience with us :) hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't pay the $20 to go up to the top only because of my fear of heights. It was still cool to see from ground level and they have a nice gift shop. We watched a video of actual skiers jumping from years ago....More

Thank sally s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the Visitors Center in the Porkies and they had coupons for Copper Peak. The price with the coupons made it more affordable that we didn't hesitate. I would have thought twice about paying $20 each to see it. I have to say...More

Thank benfris
Kassi H, Manager at Copper Peak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! Thanks for the review, we think our experience is very unique :) Hopefully you will come back with your wife when we have a summer jumping event in Fall of 2020! Also, as a side note. All of the monies made during Adventure...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Pretty views. Not really worth the money. It was not scary or thrilling. I preferred Copper Falls Park.

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome! Must See! The ski jump was a great experience. 🎿In addition, we Mountain Biked the trials. πŸš΅πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Thank Kelly M
Kassi H, Associate Director at Copper Peak, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Kelly, Thank you for sharing your review :) Glad you made the most of your time with us! Thanks for stopping, hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 19 July 2018

Worth the drive to find it. We luckily got there an hour before closing. First impressions, were like - OH NO....NOT GOING TO GO UP THERE! But, it was worth it. The staff really is helpful, kind, supportive if you are afraid of heights. They...More

2  Thank Kristina O
Kassi H, Marketing & Communications Director at Copper Peak, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Kristina, Thank you for your review, we appreciate it :) I am glad you enjoyed your time with us. In regards to price, we are a non-profit, so all proceeds from the Adventure Ride and gift shop go right back into renovating and bringing...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

We were staying in the Porcupine Mountains and could see Copper Peak from Lake in the Clouds. We decided to make the drive to check it out. So glad we did! Easy to find, easy to access, friendly staff. Leisurely lift to the hill, then...More

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Kassi H, Marketing & Communications Director at Copper Peak, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

HI Cindy! Thanks for your review and we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We made Ironwood a destination because of what I read about Copper Peak. I was expecting a climb to an observation deck not having to pay for the lift. More info needs to be on the website about what this really is. Too many trees...More

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Kassi H, Marketing & Communications at Copper Peak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi, I'm sorry you felt this way! We advertise for our Adventure Ride which consists of the lift, elevator ride, and climbing the last 8 flights of steps. Here is where we do that: www.copperpeak.com/visit/

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ovim1000
11 August 2018|
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Response from KassiH16 | Property representative |
Most visitors are here for about 45 minutes :)
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nana60419
26 June 2018|
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Yes, you are able to walk up or down during business hours.
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RydellFamily
19 June 2018|
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Yes, May through October :)
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