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Copper Mountain Colorado Ski Map
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Copper Mountain in Frisco, Colorado, USA

Painted in 2018


Our custom black wooden frames feature a deep, squared profile to showcase Niehues’ timeless work. Frame width ranges from ⅞ to 1 ⅝ inches, dependent upon on print size, and features a non-glare acrylic front plus foamcore backing. 



Copper Mountain Ski Area

Copper Mountain, just outside of Frisco, Colorado is emblematic of what makes skiing in Colorado so great. It gets a lot of sun, a lot of snow, and it’s designed to be fun for any skier or snowboarder. Copper’s name reflects Colorado’s long mining history, and you can still catch glimpses of how that industry shaped these mountains from the slopes. But what really sets Copper apart is how well it utilizes its terrain. It doesn’t hurt that it’s one of the ten biggest ski resorts in Colorado by acreage, but Copper also has one of the easiest to navigate layouts of any mountain in the state. Start out at the West Village to get warmed up on easy beginner terrain, and then gradually work your way east for steeper runs and longer laps.

Copper also plays host to world-class racing and freestyle facilities, so don’t be surprised if you run into an olympian or two in the village. Jame Niehues originally painted his ski map of Copper Mountain in 2018, and it goes beyond chronicling just the runs of the ski resort. It also contains the beautiful mountain vistas that anyone who’s stood on top of Copper Mountain will be familiar with. No ski trip to Colorado is complete without a stop at Copper, and any collection of ski maps will benefit from the inclusion of this beautiful mountain.


Location: White River National Forest Summit County, Colorado, U.S.

Nearest city: Frisco: 8 miles (13 km)Denver: 75 miles (120 km)

Coordinates: 39°30′06″N 106°09′23″W

Vertical: 2,601 ft (793 m)

Top elevation: 12,313 ft (3,753 m)

Base elevation: 9,712 ft (2,960 m)

Skiable area: 2,465 acres (10.0 km2)

Runs: 140+ total, 21% easiest, 25% intermediate, 36% advanced, 18% expert

Longest run: Collage - 1.7 miles (2.73 km)

Lift system: 23 total - 1 combination 8-person gondola and high-speed six-person chair - 2 high-speed six-person chairs - 3 high-speed quad chairs - 5 triple chairs - 5 double chairs - 7 surface lifts - 1 tubing

Snowfall: 310 in (790 cm)

Snowmaking: yes

Timeless art for your home

Each piece is printed using the highest-quality materials and printing methods:

  • Paper type: 100% acid-free FSC-certified archival paper
  • Paper thickness: 230gsm
  • Printing: Canon 12 color giclee printing

Finishing touches


Our custom black wooden print frames feature a deep, squared profile to showcase Niehues’ timeless work. Frames feature a EV filtering non-glare acrylic front plus acid-free foamcore backing.


  • All prints: 1-1/4" inches wide, 13/16" deep

Available as a large size gallery canvas. Each canvas is hand stretched over an internal frame and comes ready to hang with a pre-installed hanging wire.


The legendary James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America. He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too. And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.