On September 20, 2017, Copper Peak’s Fundraising Co-Chairs, Billy Demong and Bob Jacquart, along with Copper Peak’s Executive Director, John Heilig, made a trip down to Lansing, MI to testify on behalf of the future of Copper Peak. The Senate Commerce Committee was briefed on Copper Peak, a man-made “ski flying” launch in the Western […]
Detroit Free Press Article – Ultimate Michigan Summer Sports Bucket List: 50 Activities You Must Try
June 18, 2017 – Copper Peak was featured in the Detroit Free Press as #7 for the Ultimate Michigan Summer Sports Bucket List: 50 Activities You Must Try! Click here to view the article.
Exciting news for Copper Peak! Copper Peak has received a grant of $125,000 from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. For more information, refer to the press release below.
As you have seen, planning and fundraising continue to move forward here at Copper Peak! We have the support of the International Ski Federation and have received input from some of the brightest, most experienced hill designers and engineers in the world. Due to a variety of factors, including fundraising efforts, weather and engineering needs, […]
OCTOBER 2016 – The International Ski Federation has approved a renovated profile for the Copper Peak ski flying hill near Ironwood, Michigan.
Copper Peak Founders Circle of Champions will recognize top-level donors IRONWOOD, MI (September 16, 2016) – Copper Peak has launched the Founders Circle of Champions, an exclusive recognition for Copper Peak’s top-level campaign donors, as they continue to raise funds to transform the peak into the world’s premier ski jumping summer training facility and a […]
“The Sammy C Project” – Skier spins off Copper Peak… backwards. Teton Gravity Research and 8-time X Games medalist and 3-time Real Ski Champion, Sammy Carlson, introduce The Sammy C Project. The Sammy C Project hopes to inspire those even beyond the realm of snow to go after their dreams with tenacity. Sammy Carlson, places […]
From MLive.com UPPER PENINSULA — Even after ski flying competitions ceased there in 1994, Copper Peak remained an attraction unto itself in the Upper Peninsula. The ski ramp, billed as the “largest ski jump on the American continent,” draws more than 10,000 visitors annually who want to catch the view from the 26-story top gate. […]
By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD, MI (October 29, 2015) — It was a packed house at Gogebic Community College Wednesday as Copper Peak officials provided more details regarding plans to bring ski flying back to the Gogebic Range. Copper Peak Organizing Committee Chair Bob Jacquart began the presentation by telling the audience that there was still work […]
UPDATE: Competition to start in October of 2019 For more information, click here. (Apr 20, 2017) Gear Junkie reports on plans to renovate and reopen Copper Peak for ski flying events: “Copper Peak is unlike any other site we considered for these events and will be the only ski flying hill in the summer Grand […]